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5 Summer Jobs at GVAD



Summer 2009 (beginning May 11, 2009)

Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf (GVAD) has applied for federal funding to cover five (5) employment positions at its office this summer beginning on May 11, 2009. The number of weeks is expected to be 10 to 16 pending approval by Canada Summer Jobs 2009.

If you are interested in working for GVAD in any of the five (5) employment positions this coming summer, please note the following:

Students attending community colleges or universities must meet the eligibility requirements:

be between 15 and 30 years of age on his/her first day of work.
are currently registered full time at a community college or university this academic year (2008 – 08) and intend to return to school full time in the next academic year (2009 – 10).
be Canadian citizens or permanent residents or persons who have refugee protection under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
Be legally entitled to work in Canada under provincial legislation and regulations.
Cannot work at another full time job (defined as 30 hours or more per week) at the same time as at GVAD.

Please find the attachments for job descriptions for Office Coordinator, Office Support Worker (2 positions), Information Officer and ASL Instructor.

Keep in mind that these five positions are subject to funding.

Application procedure:
Applicants must submit a completed application, current resume, and a reference list by emailing to the attention of Summer Jobs Committee at vandeaf@telus.net.

Or send them by mail to:

Summer Jobs Committee
Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf
2125 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6K 1X9

Or fax them to 604.738.4645.

Closing date:
Candidate for Office Coordinator – by April 3, 2009
Candidates for other positions – by April 15, 2009

For more information: Contact Summer Jobs Committee at vandeaf@telus.net

Ghost Town

Hi Everyone,

A gold rush period time in 1850’s, most American people came to Barkerville, BC for searching gold nuggets. We visited to the historic interest site of a ghost town of Barkerville, BC on August 2008.

Dan Murdoch

Deaf Culture Centre Variety Show Part 3

Hello again!

This 3rd announcement will hopefully encourage anyone who is interested in playing chess/checker game, in learning about how to get scholarship from Jericho Hill Legacy Trust, or in building a strong Deaf community in the future.

John Warren

Front Desk Job Posting at WIDHH

Good Afternoon,

Attached is the job posting for the full-time Front Desk Reception position, front-desk-receptionist-march-2009

Thank you!!

Ruth Blackburn
Executive Assistant
Voice: 604-736-7391
TTY: 604-736-2527
Fax: 604-736-4381

WIDHH Job Club – March 12th, 13th, 16th, 17th

Kevin’s Vlog: mar-06-2009-vid00049_1

WIDHH Job Club is a 4 days modular program. Facilitators will be delivering seven components. Sessions are tailored specifically to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Components include:

Workplace Expectations
Communication and Approach
Job Interview and Role Play
Disability Management
Barriers to Employment
Labour Market Information

Dates: March 12 – 17th 2009
Cost: Free
Where: WIDHH Resource Room

More info: job-club-march-2009-schedule

Please contact: Kevin Ettinger at kettinger@widhh.com for more information.