Central Valley Training Center, Inc. is looking for a Deaf Cultural Liaison !
Immersion in deaf culture required!!
Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL)
CVTC has worked with adults with intellectual disabilities for the last 41 years and we are still going strong AND continuing to expand our person centered services to provide more support to the Deaf community. If you have experience in this area, we are looking for YOU!
At CVTC, we know that every situation is different. We are known for taking on challenges that others will not touch. We rise to the level needed to meet those demands. We face them with compassion and an inner resolve to do what’s right. We listen. We are there for the people we serve, even when the situation is difficult. And through it all, we become better at what we do. We learn more. We gain more valuable experience. We support people who might go unsupported. Because we have learned from the tough situations, we are in all situations, stronger, more compassionate, and more knowledgeable. We are here to help improve lives, no matter what. That is why, at CVTC, the tough situations make us stronger.
Check us out! Please visit our website at www.cvtcinc.com or watch this informative video about the services provided by our company https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AuOJaZbpSM
About the position:
The Deaf Cultural Liaison functions as a deaf ambassador and works directly with deaf participants alongside CVTC leadership and management to facilitate the evolution of the program to include specialized deaf services. The Deaf Cultural Liaison will be proficient in bridging cultural and operational gaps.
Monday-Friday Schedule, 8AM-4PM (37.5 hours/week)
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Ins., Paid Holidays, Paid Sick, Paid Vacation, 401k
We require: vehicle available for use daily (reimburse mileage at 65 1/2 cents per mile), valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, driver history report. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check as well as physical/tb test/drug screen.
Integrate and enhance the deaf experience in the Day Program setting which includes but is not limited to cultural, curriculum training, community, and organizational practices.
Assist CVTC employees with understanding deaf culture, including how to best facilitate group learning experiences and how to interact in ways that enhance their experience.
Improve knowledge of cultural linguistically appropriate training methods for participants.
Assistance in recruiting and vetting American Sign Language (ASL) employment candidates.
Incorporate assistive communication into weekly lesson plans, Individual Service Plans, and Individual Program Plans.
Conduct deaf site evaluations with CVTC consultants and administrators
High School diploma or equivalent; experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities is desirable.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $47.00 per hour
Paid time off