The Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH) is a provincial, multi-disciplinary, registered charitable organization serving the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals of all ages. We provide innovative client services and programs in several social service areas: Sign Language Interpreting; Employment Counseling; Seniors Outreach; Audiology and Communication Aids. Established in 1956, WIDHH has received numerous accolades over the years for our excellence in client services and community work.
Our Interpreting Department is current seeking a qualified candidate for the following position:
Full-time (35 hours), 12-week contract (summer position)
June 10, 2019 to August 30, 2019
The Communication Assistant provides administrative support to both the Interpreting and Communications & Marketing Department. The Communication Assistant will be fluent in American Sign Language and ideally a member of the Deaf community.
This position is a part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program with funding assistance provided by Employment and Social Development Canada. Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered:
Application deadline: Monday May 27, 2019 at 5 pm. Priority consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Please reply in confidence with cover letter and resume to:
Tim Mallach, Head of Interpreting Services
Western Institutes for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing