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POSTED 13 Oct 2009

Provide individual and group support to adults with developmental disabilities who are also deaf in a residential program in Randolph . Teach skills to enhance independence and quality of life. Ensure a safe, secure and clean residential environment. Assist individuals in becoming fully integrated into their communities. All applicants must be proficient in ASL. Competitive salary.

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-11pm, Wednesday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm.

Preferred previous experience. Proficiency in ASL required. A US driver’s license is required.

Vinfen serves a diverse population in its programs. Applicants who have life experience, a multicultural background and are bilingual are encouraged to apply. Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about Vinfen, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to
Vinfen
5 Finnell Dr.
Weymouth, MA 02189
Attn: Jacqui Hedstrom, Human Resources
or email it to

or fax it to (617) 441-1858, Attn: Jacqui Hedstrom.

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POSTED 24 Jan 2009

Clinical Coordinator-Deaf Services/FTC 

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers: North Suffolk Mental Health Association has a common vision for improving the communities we serve.  For more than 48 years, we’ve been helping individuals with mental health, disability, substance abuse, and other daily challenges achieve independence and explore possibilities.  A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change.  Join our dedicated employees as they help shape the future of the community we care so deeply for. 

Exciting position has opened up in one of our clinics in our Deaf Services Program. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the Deaf Services Program, clinical services and the quality of such services. This individual would provide ongoing training for the program direct service and management staff in the development and implementation of clinical and rehabilitative techniques, protocols and strategies.  

MA, MSW or PH.D. Degree in relevant clinical discipline required. Minimum of six (6) years experience in the provision of behavioral/clinical/educational services, with a minimum of two (2) being post graduate with four (4) years preferred. Minimum of four (4) years experience working with Deaf individuals and knowledge of deaf culture as well as fluency in ASL required.  

North Suffolk offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, and generous paid time off. 

Interested candidates should send cover letter and Resume. to: North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Attn: Recruiter, 301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA  02150; Fax 617-912-7971, Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org

 Equal Opportunity Employer 

www.northsuffolk.org

 

 

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Fall River, New Bedfore, and Attleboro, MA

POSTED 08/11/08


POSITION: Learning Specialist for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

STATEMENTS OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Director of the Office of Disability Services, ODS, the Learning Specialist for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services coordinates and provides legally mandated accommodations (interpreting, CART, C-print, etc) and access for students, staff, faculty and visitors to the campus who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Disability Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the recruitment and referral of interpreters, captionists etc. to ensure consistent and reliable interpreting coverage for students, faculty and visitors from the community. Manage all aspects of service coordination including evaluation of these services. Reviews documentation and assists individuals with enrollment processes. Coordinate college transitional services for applicants/students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Maintain regular contact with students to discuss accommodations, adjustment to college, support involvement in college activities and serve as an academic adviser. Interface with faculty, enrollment center staff and other key campus offices. Coordinate informational workshops on skills for college community on access, advocacy, and student success. Maintain student records and oversee compilation of statistics on referrals, services, progress outcomes and demographics. Assist Director with daily operations of ODS Services in alignment with ODS policies and procedures. Assist with development of appropriate budget requests and payroll functions. Maintain close ties and provide support to the local Deaf community. Participate in college service activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required in a field related to the provision of services for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Demonstrated ability with ASL communication, and knowledge of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf certification or equivalent credential/experience. Knowledge and experience with the Deaf Community, accessibility issues, Deaf Culture and assistive listening technology. Ability to work within a team structure required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Applicants should possess knowledge of federal laws pertaining to accommodations in higher education, including section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Experience at postsecondary level preferred. Demonstrated ability to work within and contribute positively to a community college’s diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.

POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time position, 18.5 hours per week, MCCC unit position.

STARTING DATE: August 20, 2008

SALARY/BENEFITS: $21.78 per hour, without benefits.

Screening will begin with applications received by August 10, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply on-line at our website http://www.bristolcc.edu/jobs Attach a letter of intent, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Mr. Tafa Awolaju, Vice President of Human Resources and Affirmative Action Only on-line applications will be considered.

BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN ITS EDUCATION PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES. IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE ETHNIC DIVERSITY, BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENCOURAGES MINORITIES AND WOMEN TO APPLY. ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.

Bristol Community College changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.

Posting Date: 7/28/08

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Fall River, New Bedfore, and Attleboro, MA

POSTED 08/11/08

POSITION: Learning Specialist for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

STATEMENTS OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Director of the Office of Disability Services, ODS, the Learning Specialist for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services coordinates and provides legally mandated accommodations (interpreting, CART, C-print, etc) and access for students, staff, faculty and visitors to the campus who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Disability Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the recruitment and referral of interpreters, captionists etc. to ensure consistent and reliable interpreting coverage for students, faculty and visitors from the community. Manage all aspects of service coordination including evaluation of these services. Reviews documentation and assists individuals with enrollment processes. Coordinate college transitional services for applicants/students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Maintain regular contact with students to discuss accommodations, adjustment to college, support involvement in college activities and serve as an academic adviser. Interface with faculty, enrollment center staff and other key campus offices. Coordinate informational workshops on skills for college community on access, advocacy, and student success. Maintain student records and oversee compilation of statistics on referrals, services, progress outcomes and demographics. Assist Director with daily operations of ODS Services in alignment with ODS policies and procedures. Assist with development of appropriate budget requests and payroll functions. Maintain close ties and provide support to the local Deaf community. Participate in college service activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required in a field related to the provision of services for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Demonstrated ability with ASL communication, and knowledge of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf certification or equivalent credential/experience. Knowledge and experience with the Deaf Community, accessibility issues, Deaf Culture and assistive listening technology. Ability to work within a team structure required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Applicants should possess knowledge of federal laws pertaining to accommodations in higher education, including section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Experience at postsecondary level preferred. Demonstrated ability to work within and contribute positively to a community college’s diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.

POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time position, 18.5 hours per week, MCCC unit position.

STARTING DATE: August 20, 2008

SALARY/BENEFITS: $21.78 per hour, without benefits.

Screening will begin with applications received by August 10, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply on-line at our website www.bristolcc.edu/jobs Attach a letter of intent, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Mr. Tafa Awolaju, Vice President of Human Resources and Affirmative Action Only on-line applications will be considered.

BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN ITS EDUCATION PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES. IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE ETHNIC DIVERSITY, BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENCOURAGES MINORITIES AND WOMEN TO APPLY. ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.

Bristol Community College changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.

Posting Date: 7/28/08


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POSTED 8 July 2008



Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers: North Suffolk Mental Health Association has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. For more than 48 years, we’ve been helping individuals with mental health, disability, substance abuse, and other daily challenges achieve independence and explore possibilities. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees as they help shape the future of the community we care so deeply for.

Exciting position available working in NSMHA’s Deaf Supported Housing. This position is responsible for the specialized assessment, development and implementation of individualized service plans for DMH-prioritized deaf consumers in a structured day rehabilitative program.

Requirements
This position requires a High School Diploma or GED and at least two (2) year related experience required or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Two (2) years experience working with deaf individuals. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive Agency vehicles.

North Suffolk offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, and generous paid time off.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and Resume. to:
North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Attn: Recruiter
301 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
Fax 617-912-7971
Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

Maura Cox
Recruiter
North Suffolk Mental Health Association
301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Main Number: 617-889-4860
Direct Line: 617-488-5712
Fax: 617-912-7971
www.northsuffolk.org

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POSTED 1 May 2008

Employment Opportunity
Available Immediately
Must be fluent in ASL


Nontouck Resource Associates has been providing residential services to adults
with mental retardation since 1972. For the past fourteen years we have been placing adults with mental retardation with families in the community. We call this residential
housing program- shared living. The shared living provider is a friend, house mate and mentor. The shared living provider receives an annual stipend of about $35,000 as well as; respite funds, clinical supports, and nursing supports, oversight, and other resources from members of the Nonotuck team located in our Holyoke office.

We currently have an opening for a shared living provider in the Greater Northampton Area. We are looking for a match for a young man in his early twenties. He is deaf and
uses ASL to communicate. He is healthy, active, hard-working and really enjoys being outdoors. He would like to live and work in the Northampton area. The shared living provider family will provide assistance with transportation, shopping, going to the doctor, etc. It is important that the shared living provider can help access friends and resources
in the deaf community.

If you are fluent in ASL and have a spare room in your home, please contact:

Christine E. Young
Placement Specialist
Nonotuck Resource Associates
40 Main Street, Suite 101
Florence, MA
01062
www.nonotuck.com/jobs.html

(413) 586-5256, ext. 17


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POSTED 12 Dec 2007

Deaf Services Reaches Milestone!

Come celebrate with North Shore Arc.
Our Deaf Services program and network has now been providing quality clinical Residential and Vocational support services to adults who are deaf and developmentally disabled for over a quarter century!
Our nationally recognized program has evolved from
the progressive approach we took from the start!

• “Red House” set the standard for housing services for those individuals.
• Hiring qualified deaf and hearing professionals fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) or Visual Gestural communication.
• State of the art equipment.
• Succeeding in creating a natural and supportive environment that encourages both personal and professional growth.

We are understanding and supportive of deaf culture.
We invite you to come and be a valued part of our program.
And assist us in further expanding and reaching our goals!!

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT NORTH SHORE ARC

The following full-time opportunities are currently available in our Deaf Services Program for candidates with American Sign Language (ASL) skills supporting adults with developmental disabilities and deafness:
House Manager(s)– Support individuals who are developmentally disabled to increase their independence. Assist individuals with daily activities including recreation, community skills, housekeeping, personal care and deaf awareness, communication and personal growth. A desire to support and teach people to live more independent lives as well as the ability to work as part of a team necessary.

Community Support Specialist– Provide support as a role model in assisting others in developing work skills within the vocational program and in the community.

Relief Managers– Provide direct support in either the residential or vocational environments. Schedule your own hours as available to assist full time staff.

All the above positions with the exception of Relief Managers include comprehensive vacation, holiday and health benefits.

For further information, contact:

Contact: North Shore Arc
Attn: Joy Hasselbacher
64 Holten Street
Danvers, MA 01923
TTY: 978.762.4873
VOICE: 978.624.2406
EMAIL: jhasselbacher@nsarc.org
FAX: 978.762-4644
www.nsarc.org



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POSTED 12 Sep 2006

Counselors for Deaf Service Programs (Braintree-Quincy-Randolph)

Reply to: jobs@advocatesinc.org
Date: 2006-09-11


ADVOCATES INC.

Direct Care Counselors
Clinical Program Manager

FULL TIME POSITIONS

Advocates is the largest non-profit Human Services agency in New England, is also the region's largest provider for residential services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing customers. We offer MI/SA, Deaf-Blind and psychiatric treatment for state-funded individuals who need residential and personal assistance in their quest for autonomy. Advocates, Inc has offered empowering human services and healthcare alternatives for adults since 1975.

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Residential and Awake Overnight Counselors

We are actively recruiting Deaf and Hard of Hearing applicants, to join our team as Residential Counselors and Awake Overnights. You will provide support to adults with mental illness. Coordinate and monitor daily schedules; provide transportation, crisis intervention and access to emergency services. Counsel clients toward goals and skill development and communicate with staff/service providers to discuss clients‘ progress and any changes. You must be ASL proficient and have a background in mental health, social work, chemical dependency, or psychology. Experience working with deaf clients is helpful.

Advocates offers competitive salaries, Medical/Dental benefits, 401(k), supervision for licensure and on-site training sessions. To apply, send your resume, including salary history and requirements, to: HR, Advocates, Inc., One Clarks Hill., Suite 305, Framingham, MA 01702. Fax: (508) 861-0338. E-mail: jobs@advocatesinc.org. Click on to the website for job description www.advocatesinc.org

Advocates is an EOE committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Thank You for your help!

Mary Landine
HR Coordinator
Advocates Inc.
One Clarks Hill Suite 305
Framingham, MA 01702
508-628-6402


LINKS TO LOCAL COMPANIESKNOWN TO
HIRE DEAF OR THOSE WORKING WITH THEM

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Bristol Community College
www.bristolcc.edu/jobs
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North Suffolk Mental Health Association
www.northsuffolk.org
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Nonotuck Resource Associates Inc.
www.nonotuck.com/jobs.html
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North Shore Arc
www.nsarc.org
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Advocates Inc., Attn. HR
www.advocatesinc.org

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