Established in 1956, the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH) is a unique charity serving the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals throughout British Columbia. Our Agency provides services in Audiology, Employment Counselling, Seniors Outreach, Sign Language Interpreting and Communication Devices.
Our agency is current seeking a qualified candidate for the following position:
Attached is the full job posting for the Head of Interpreting Services here at WIDHH.
View the ASL video announcement here: https://youtu.be/uLhs1pDMMmM.
For more information and to find out how to apply, please visit: www.widhh.com/about-us/careers.
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Full Time Community Interpreting Opportunity in Winnipeg, MB
ECCOE Community Interpreter
E-Quality Communication Centre of Excellence (ECCOE) is seeking a qualified professional interpreter to work in community settings such as medical, business, employment, legal, recreation, theatre and many other situations providing ASL/ENG and ENG/ASL interpretation as well as intervenor duties with the Deaf-Blind community.
Graduate of a recognized ASL/English Interpretation Program
Member in good standing of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada
Excellent written and spoken English language skills
Flexible and adaptable to new situations with the ability to function independently or in a teamed environment.
Able to work in a variety of settings and embrace a diverse population.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Valid drivers license and access to an automobile is required.
Committed to communication excellence for Deaf, Deaf-Blind and non-deaf individuals.
Complete group insurance package including critical illness insurance; additional health services such as, dental, medical, massage therapy, smoking cessation, and a confidential employee assistant program.
Pension available after two years of continuous service.
AVLIC membership dues paid by employer once 6 months probation is achieved.
Professional development financial support to pursue training and/or upgrading of interpreter education credentials. Assistance available for conferences related to interpreting dependent on the fiscal strength of that year; payment of test fees for both WTK and TOI.
Commitment of time to both MAVLI and AVLIC encouraged by the employer.
Involvement in Telehealth Site located in ECCOE head office – the service will provide interpretation to rural parts of Manitoba and Nunavut.
Opportunity to work with Deaf-Blind individuals – ECCOE oversees the Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind (RCMDB) program.
Salary: is negotiable
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Start Date: ECCOE does not hire full time staff often and as a result; all individuals interested in pursuing an opportunity to join ECCOE’s team are encouraged to apply. The start date is negotiable.
Most assignments will take place during regular working (day-time) hours, however evening, weekend, and emergency hours are required.
Interested applicants please forward your resume and cover letter to:
E-Quality Communication Centre of Excellence (ECCOE)
200-One Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4L9
Deadline for applications:
February 26th, 2018
Questions about the position and/or process of applying are welcome.
We are always hiring.
Apply to the Winnipeg centre:
To learn about our screening and see samples visit:
password is NHSQ12018
All applicants need to be members of AVLIC in good standing.
For more information about working for Sorenson please contact the local director.
The Border Land School Division
Invites Applications for an ASL – English Interpreter Educational Assistant
for École Parkside School
Grades 7 & 8 School – located in Altona, Manitoba
-Full-time position available as soon as possible until June 29, 2018
-We are looking for an individual with the ability to work well under direction and as a member of a team
-Experience working with students who are Deaf and or hard of hearing
-Individual with ASL English Interpreting Training
-High School Diploma
For further information, please call Shauna Hamm at 204-324-6491
Please submit your letter of interest, including resume with three current references as well as a completed BLSD EA application form to the attention of:
Shauna Hamm, Student Services Manager
Border Land School Division
120 – 9th St. NW
Altona, MB ROG OB1
Position Will Remain Open Until Filled
References may be contacted prior to interview.
All hiring will be conditional upon the results of a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
The Border Land School Division appreciates all applications.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
VISUAL LANGUAGE INTERPRETER
(FULL-TIME, 10 MONTHS PER YEAR)
The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities. To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $184 million and employs approximately 3,000 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.
Our District is currently seeking an Educational Assistant – Visual Language Interpreter. The EA – Visual Language Interpreter works in a classroom to facilitate communication between the student, staff and peers. Interpreters are not participants in the class; rather they attend to the communication needs of the student. The Interpreter functions as a part of an educational team with specific roles and responsibilities as defined by the profession of interpreting with consideration given to the educational setting in which they work.
The EA – Visual Language Interpreter must have:
Grade 12 or equivalent
Typewell Transcriber Qualifications
Certification granted by the Canadian Evaluation System of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters (AVLIC) of Canada, or
Completion of a two (2) year post-secondary program in Visual Language Interpretation such as the program offered by Douglas College, or
Equivalent combination of all of the above.
This position falls within the CUPE 947 Collective Agreement, it is a 10-month per year appointment at 30 hours per week with a pay rate of $24.66 per hour. The hours and location of work will vary with the assignment.
For a detailed job description, click here.
Deadline for submission is: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Please submit letter of introduction, résumé, references and proof of qualifications to:
Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District #61
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8
Fax: 250-475-4113 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Manitoba School for the Deaf has a job opening for an ASL/English Interpreter (under Manitoba Education and Training). When applying for this position, please ensure your cover letter and resume clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications of the position.
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