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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor or Trainee (RCD) - includes $2,500 sign-on bonus
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
The Department of Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor / Trainee (RCD) to provide comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services and pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) in compliance with federal/state laws and agency policies/procedures, which result in employment and enhanced independent living, and in successful transitions of students with disabilities to postsecondary life. Core services may include guidance and counseling, employment training, education, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services.
The incumbent in this position will work out of our DRS Abingdon Office, which provides services to individuals (students and adults) who are deaf and hard of hearing across the Southwest District, serving the DRS coverage area from the Abingdon, Christiansburg, Norton, Pounding Mill and Wytheville offices.
The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I (Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not selected.
Interpreter for the Deaf
Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC)
Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) is a vocational program under the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.
WWRC seeks a Interpreter for the Deaf to work primarily a second shift allowing equal access to programs and services in the afternoon and evening environment. This position may work some first shift hours to provide occasional coverage where needs exist.
In accordance with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) standards, facilitates communication between deaf and hearing by employing both transliterating and interpreting skills. Coordinates and/or provides sign language training to staff and others as determined appropriate. Serve as an effective spokesperson for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Unit DHHSU, on behalf of the Rehabilitation Counseling Division, and provide technical assistance and consultation to ensure communication accessibility at WWRC.
Plan and provide quality interpreting and transliterating services for VR consumers participating in WWRC programs and for consumer family members, staff, and visitors as indicated, in accordance with the RID Code of Conduct. Provide agency accessibility by facilitating communication between signing and non-signing individuals. To meet the expectations of the Staff Interpreter, the incumbent must have access to personally identifiable and confidential information about agency consumers and/or agency staff.
Work closely with the Rehabilitation Counseling Department to provide general administrative case management assistance with comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services which result in employment and enhanced independent living. Services are provided in compliance with Federal, State, Agency and Center policy and procedures, and may include screening referrals, collecting and documenting information, preparing and processing OGS, maintaining data in automated service tracking system, and providing transportation of students for a wide variety of services.
ASL Fluent Counselor
Avita Community Partners
Avita Community Partners is excited to announce a new career opportunity for an ASL Fluent counselors. This position is based out of the North Metro Atlanta area. **The American Sign Language Fluent Licensed Counselors will provide behavioral health services to deaf clients in the State of Georgia. Job Duties: 1.Provides behavioral health services to adults, children and adolescents to deaf individuals. This includes individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling and behavioral health assessments. 2.These services are provided in both office and community settings. 3.Must be willing to use personal vehicle.

Entry Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling with eligibility to become professionally licensed in the state of Georgia OR Associate License in the state of Georgia (LAPC, LMSW or LAMFT). The ability to achieve a score of Advanced” or higher on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) or its predecessor, the Signed Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI).

A staff member cannot have six or more points against his/her license within the last five years. Also, he/she cannot have had a suspended or revoked license within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications:

LPC, LCSW or LMFT in the state of Georgia.

Excellent communication skills Excellent organizational skills Team player

This is a full time position and is subject to organizational benefits.

** Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
Link: OK
Hard of Hearing Specialist
New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Come work for the NJ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We are seeking a hard of hearing specialist. Please see link for how to apply!
Rehabilitation Counselor
NC Vocational Rehabilitation
Therapist for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
RHA Health Services
Provide outpatient clinical therapy to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing,Deafblind and Deaf with disability communities
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Clinician
RHA Health Services
Provide outpatient therapy for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Deafblind, Deaf with disability communities
Administrative Associates II
NC Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This Administrative Associate II position is with the Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing and is located in the Raleigh Regional Center. This position is responsible for providing a comfortable office environment for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind.

Job responsibilities include the following:

Responsible for training regarding in-house office procedures for new staff

Handles end of day closing processes for the regional center

Knowledge of the programs and operations of the division that are essential to appropriately route visitors and callers

Responsible for logistics and taking minutes associated with meetings
Community Accessibility Specialist
NC Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Description of Work
Training and Consultation
Coordinate and provide presentations to agencies and service providers who work with deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind individuals in areas of cultural competency, communication barriers and solutions, emergency preparedness, effective outreach strategies, sensitivity awareness, and accessible technology 

Provide training and materials (such as the communication books, 100 emergency signs booklet, etc.) to first responders in emergency situations to further their understanding of the language, communication and cultural issues of deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing consumers 

Provide training to consumers on how to effectively use services within emergency management operations 

Provide training to consumers in safety awareness and disaster preparedness 

Provide demonstrations of accessible telecommunications and emergency notification equipment to consumers 

Provide sensitivity awareness training to any NC agency requesting assistance 

Provide 911 training to telecommunicators in the effective use of TTY, VRS, Relay calls including test calls 

Provide consultation to 911 telecommunicators at the Centers when needed to assure effective communication access to Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing customers. 

Provide consultation to and collaborate with emergency management agencies in developing, implementing and evaluating disaster drills. 

Collaborate with Interpreter Services Specialist, Deaf Specialist, Hard of Hearing Specialist, and Telecommunications Specialist 

Provide Driver Communication Cards to consumers who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Telecommunications Consultant
NC Division of Services for the Deafand Hard of Hearing
Public Outreach

Provide EDS information to community, businesses, agencies, and professionals relating to communication needs of deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals

Coordinate presentations upon requests to agencies/organizations/schools/civic groups

Network (attend/participate) with professionals at organizations/civic group meetings, workshops/conferences and at other functions deemed appropriate by the Telecommunication Resources Program/Regional Center Manager

Identify certain groups for presentations and services

Monitor and evaluate outreach activities

Assist the with booths at conventions and workshops in this position’s catchments areas

Coordinate presentations to agencies and service providers who work with deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals

Market presentations that will benefit the community in accessing and understanding the telecommunications needs of deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals

Provide customized training to consumers who may benefit from access to the telecommunications world

Program Development and Maintenance

Develop TRP/EDS presentations

Identify target groups that may need information about EDS.

Maintain monthly activity reports

Promote research on new outreach activities

Meet with EDS staff on regular basis to review outreach activities and plan new activities

Maintain demonstration equipment and VRS
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Therapist
RHA Health Services
Provide outpatient clinical therapy services for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Deafblind and Deaf with disabilities communities
Regional Care Coordinator
RHA Health Services
Conduct outreach in communities, provide consultation to agencies who have Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Deafblind and Deaf with disability individuals and coordinate services
Masters Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf
Vocational Rehabilitation
The VR Counselor is primarily responsible for providing counseling and guidance services to individuals who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Counseling and guidance will focus on supporting individuals in achieving their desired career goal and will be used to set a clear path in pursuing that goal. The VR Counselor may help an individual that is unsure if they want to work, what they want to do, or what skills they can offer employers. By utilizing their education and experience, the VR Counselor will connect the person to resources, training, and other support services to ensure they are prepared to enter the workforce, or return to the workforce, in the field of their choosing.
Link: None
ASL Interpreter - Nevada VR
Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
A full description of Position Functions can be emailed to Candidates in Word format upon request.

State of Nevada, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation is seeking individuals who meet the specific noted qualifications to be a part-time, on site ASL interpreter. The hours are part time, 4 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Hours are 8:30-12:30 M-F. Duties will include interpreting for staff in the office and occasionally for clients. This position will also manage staff requests for hiring of interpreters for client meetings and other related duties as assigned.

Duty location is 3016 West Charleston, Ste. 200 Las Vegas, NV 89102.

Pay will range between $40-$45 per hour depending upon verifiable experience. References to be provided.
This is contract position in support of the State of Nevada. The chosen candidate will be paid on a contract through a staffing agency. There are medical benefits and paid time off after 90 days.

Must be a nationally certified interpreter and be able to understand and adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct as outlined by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).

Must maintain current and valid registration with ADSD’s Interpreter/CART Registry in the classification of Community – Skilled, Advanced, or Master (Professional Classification).

Job Types: Contract, Part-time

Pay: $40.00 - $45.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

4 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

National ASL Interpreter Certification (Required)
Work Location: In person
Sign Language Interpreter and Mentor
Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
The Aging and Disability services Division (ADSD) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Sign Language Interpreter and Mentor for Planning, Advocacy and Community Services (PAC) . This position will join the Communication Access Services (CAS) team within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD).

The primary responsibility of this position is to mentor interpreters following the CAS mentorship curriculum which is foundationally based on principles of self-assessment. Under the direction of the CAS Social Services Program Specialist III, this position will provide professional development opportunities for interpreters including, but not limited to, workshops, professional development for school districts, and study groups for interpreter credentialing. This position will also provide direct interpreting services for various State agencies which may include televised events. This position will be expected to perform consultation on interpreting, including, best practices in employment and hiring, roles and responsibilities, and the State law on interpreter qualification requirements and scopes of practice. CAS Interpreter and Mentors adhere to professional standards, best practices, and follow the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct. Deaf and hearing interpreters are encouraged to apply.
Staff Interpreter
AIDB Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
ASL Interpreter will do assignments on campus (AIDB EH Gentry Technical Facility) and work with students, staff, and consumers.
Adult Education Instructor
AIDB Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
As the Adult Ed Instructor, you will work with Deaf, HoH and DeafBlind consumers in the area of Adult Ed.
Interpreters and TOD
There is always a need to for interpreters and teachers of the deaf.
Link: None
Teacher of the Deaf - Carter Hears!
Carter Hears!

The certified Teacher of the Deaf is an expert with specialized training in intervention and development of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. As a member of the IEP or 504 Team, the Teacher of the Deaf is trained in specific techniques needed for intervention, provides educational recommendations, direct/indirect services, and ensures access required for language and academic development. Qualities include self-starter, reliable, organized, strong communication skills, flexibility, collaborative team member, compliance with state and federal regulations, efficient and creative problem solving.

Contractor Duties:
· Provide Deaf and Hard of Hearing Educational Services on given roster
· Provide direct and indirect services based on Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
· Provide support services based on 504 plans
· Maintain Hearing Assistance Technology for assigned districts
· Evaluate students for eligibility under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
· Write IEPs and evaluation reports
· Provide training and guidance to teachers and service providers
· Maintain required paperwork and documentation of services
· Attend meetings as requested
· Maintain a consistent teaching schedule

Must pass a background check, maintain liability insurance, and provide proof of a TB Test

Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in the area of Deaf Education
Minimum: student teaching must be completed

Certified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for the state in which you serve
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