Job Posting: River East Transconna School Division

Job posting:
River East Transconna School Division is looking for an ASL/English interpreter/tutor for Salisbury Morse Place School. Click here for more information and to view official job posting.

American Sign Language (ASL) – English Interpreter/Tutor

Salisbury Morse Place School
6.5 hours per day Effective Sept. 8/15-June 30/16*
*Contingent upon enrolment/funding
Job Summary: To facilitate learning and communication among deaf and hard of hearing Continue reading

AGM PROXY DEADLINE June 18th!!!

Hello Members,
A big thank you to all members that have already submitted a proxy! There are many left to go and time is quickly running out to submit your proxies for the 2015 AVLIC AGM happening in Vancouver.
You can only submit your proxy form until THIS Thursday, June 18th. After that, they can be submitted to by mail, fax, or by paper copy given to me or anyone else you trust to be in attendance on the day of the meeting.
Member representation at the AGM during non-conference years is always low. Quorum for this AGM requires at least 199 votes present in person or by proxy. If you’re unable to attend the AGM in person, please submit your proxy form so your vote can be counted and the meeting can proceed.
There are many important motions that will be voted on at the AGM:
1. Professional Conduct Review Process (Old DRP)
2. Deaf Interpreter Position Paper
3. Allowing reports to be submitted in ASL
4. Changes to the David Still Memorial IEP Award
There are 3 special resolutions that will affect the By-Laws:
1. By-Law 2.5 – 2.9: Membership renewal/lapses/reinstatement etc
2. By-Law Section 6.): Professional Conduct Review Process
3. By-Law Section 4.2: Term of Office of Directors
Thank you for taking the time to submit your proxy.
Cindy Boscow
MAVLI President

SMD Job Posting

ASL/English Interpreter Needed.
5th Annual overnight discovery camp for children/youth who are Deaf and/or hard of hearing.
Please click here for official Job posting and additional information

Location: Camp Douglas located 40 Minutes from Winnipeg on Highway #6

Camp Discovery requires interpreters for Society for Manitobans with Disabilities overnight camp for Deaf & Hard of Hearing children and youth.

Campers will participate in recreational experiences, team-building exercises, and educational opportunities.

Salary: 1,300.00-$1,800.00 depending on level of experience; this amount is a flat rate. Continue reading

June 8: AGM Motion Discussion Meeting

Join us Monday June 8th following the MAVLI board meeting to review the motions as they stand and express your opinions about how you want your votes cast.

If you are unable to attend, please get your proxy form filled here.
Online proxy forms must be submitted by 6:00pm PT on Thursday, June 18, 2015. As per AVLIC bylaws, online proxy forms submitted after June 18, 2015, 6:00pm PT will not be recognized.

AGM Announcement

Immersion Week for Interpreters: July 6-10

Weeklong Workshop from 9am-4pm

July 6-10 @Manitoba School for the Deaf

Tentative Topics: Fingerspelling, ASL semantics, Classifiers, NMM, ASL Expression.
Cost: $250 Early Bird by June 5th. $275 After June 5th.

Update:
Registration form: MAVLI ASL IMMERSION 2015 REGISTRATION FORM
Here is an FAQ Interpreter Immersion document that outlines the menu plan and further details.
Completed forms can be mailed to:
MAVLI
P.O. Box 68056
Osborne Village
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3L 2V9