Infant Hearing Program – American Sign Language Consultant
1 Full-Time Position – Central South Region (Hamilton/Niagara/Brantford area)
Silent Voice is the only non-profit, charitable organization in the GTA that provides community- and family-based support to Deaf adults, youth, children, and their families in American Sign Language (ASL). The agency provides recreational, sport and leadership programs in ASL for Deaf children and youth and their hearing brothers and sisters, and teaches hearing family members ASL. Also, in partnership with other organizations, the agency offers Deaf Adult Services Programs that include general assistance, Deaf parenting program, financial literacy, Housing Resource Centre, free tax clinic, and settlement services to Deaf newcomers to Canada.
Silent Voice is currently seeking 1 full-time IHP ASL Consultant. The IHP ASL Consultant reports to the Director, IHP ASL Services, and is responsible for providing ASL consultation services of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) Infant Hearing Program (IHP) to families. Silent Voice’s IHP ASL Services include conducting intake, language assessment, developing and monitoring language development plans, teaching families ASL, modeling learning strategies, and providing tools and resources to acquire ASL. This is done as part of the IHP team.