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EXCEL 2.0 Networking Group for Job Seekers with Disabilities Presents… June 10th

May 31, 2016 in Advocacy & Access, Employment

 

 

EXCEL 2.0 Networking Group for Job Seekers with Disabilities Presents…
Ticket to Work and SSA Work Incentives
When: June 10, 12-2 p.m.
Where: 2300 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 305 Arlington, VA
Stop by ECNV on Friday June 10th from 12-2 p.m. for an interactive workshop presented by Lauren Parker, Ticket to Work Project Director at the SkillSource Group.
The Workshop will include:
• An overview of the SSA Disability Programs (SSDI, SSI, Concurrent)
• The Myths & Facts about the Ticket to Work Program
• Common SSA Rules and Work Incentives
The SkillSource Group is a non-profit organization serving Northern Virginia employers and job seekers. The organization offers a wide range of free job placement, training, and educational services to employers, job seekers, and incumbent workers
You can RSVP by emailing Excel@ecnv.org or calling (703) 525-3268. Please include any accommodation needs & pass along this information to job-hunting consumers.

Job Opportunity – DILA – Salisbury, MD

October 29, 2015 in Community News

 

 

A nonprofit Human Services agency is hiring  up to five part and full time Independent Living Advisors.

Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. is a growing organization that promotes access to services and resources for residents of the Eastern Shore of Maryland who are deaf or hard of hearing and provides opportunities for full participation in all aspects of community life.

DOWNLOAD – ILAAd Full Job Description

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and three business references to:

Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. Human Resources
806 Snow Hill Road
Salisbury, Maryland 21804
or
Apply online: www.dila.org/employment
Email: HR@dila.org Fax to 410-543-4874
Position is open until filled

Job Opening at ECNV for Peer Mentor – deadline Fri. Nov 13th

October 22, 2015 in Community News, Employment

 

 

The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia, a peer-run nonprofit in Arlington serving individuals with all types of disabilities, seeks a Peer Mentor to provide peer counseling, I&R, advocacy, independent living skills training, and transition services to Northern Virginia residents with disabilities. You must have the lived experience of having a disability to serve in this role. We seek a compassionate, friendly professional who is familiar with a variety of community resources. You should have an understanding of disability law, low-to-moderate income housing regulations, and knowledge of emergency assistance channels.

Please see the attached Peer Mentor application for a complete job description or go to our website at: www.ecnv.org/careers

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to jobs@ecnv.org or fax it to (703) 525-3585, Attn: Personnel. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 13.

DOWNLOAD – Peer_Mentor_Job_description

DOT’s Pathways Hiring Event for Students and Recent Graduates – Sept 28

September 24, 2015 in Community Events

 

 

Do you know of any students looking for Pathways Jobs?

Interested students should refer to “specific” criteria for each “public notice” announcement.
Please Alert Your Student Population!

What: DOT On-Site Pathways Hiring Event for Students and Recent Graduates
When: Monday, September 28, 2015
Where: DOT Headquarters – 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590
Location: Oklahoma City Rooms
Time: 1:00pm till 5:00pm

So, what are our recent updates?

All students must REGISTER at:
http://www.dotpathways.eventbrite.com

Looking for DOT’s On-Site Pathways Hiring Event Jobs
Visit USA Jobs, search for “DOT Pathways Hiring Event,” Public Announcements, starting on September 23, 2015

 

URGENT!! Position opening at EEOC in DC only

September 10, 2015 in Community News, Employment

 

 

Agency:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Job Title:
Information Intake Representative (American Sign Language) Series & Grade: GS-1802-05 Duty Station: Washington, DC

Closing Date: September 15, 2015

Key Requirements:

1) Ability to work in a busy work environment;
2) Ability to search content resources to identify the appropriate information needed to answer callers’ questions and/or determine where to direct/refer them;
3) Ability to research materials and verify information;
4) Ability to effectively communicate in ASL and in written English;
5) Ability to analyze issues in order to make decisions and appropriately resolve problems;
6) Ability to accurately convey information to the public;

7) Ability to strictly follow approved processes and procedures; and
8) Ability to use web-based applications and navigate through multiple computer applications.

DOWNLOAD – ASL EEOC IIR position description

Job Opening for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service Outreach Coordinator

September 1, 2015 in Captioning / Relay, Employment

 

 

 

Hamilton Relay, Inc. currently has a position open for

“Virginia Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator” staffed in Richmond, Virginia.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service (VACTS). The position requires independent travel throughout the state of Virginia.

Preferred education, experience and skills:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related marketing experience are required.
  • Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.

Skills:

  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in the planning, coordination and delivery of public relations activities
  • Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
  • Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users
  • Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from relay services:
    • Senior Community
    • Hard of Hearing Community
  • Able to travel alone
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

Interested individuals may apply online at: www.workforhamilton.com or contact Amy Hall in Corporate Human Resource Department by September 11, 2015 at 800.821.1831. Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and full time benefits.

DOWNLOAD – Job Description – Virginia Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator 0815

 

Help Wanted: female household assistant – needed ASAP

July 11, 2015 in Community News

 

HELP WANTED: Female seeking female household assistant for driving, shopping, light housework, household organization, and occasional cooking.   Must be a safe, experienced and confident driver; have a good working knowledge of the greater DC-area roads, and be able to problem-solve independently. Knowledge of sign language prefered. If interested please prepare resume with each of the following as appropriate to your situation: Full name;address; email; pager/text number; videophone number; and educational and work experience. No smoking or illegal drug use.   Send resume by email to gracerbon@comcast.net asap.

Help wanted: Female seeking female household assistant most weekends for help with driving, light houswork and ocooking.  Must be a confident driver with basic knowledge of northern virginia, DC and suburban MD roads.  No smoking or illegal drugs.  Knowledge of sign language preferred.  If interersted send a resume dealing education and work history and current address, phone/videophone number, email and text number to: gracerbon@comcast.net.

Employment – Dining Facility Attendant Food Service Worker – Quantico, VA

July 10, 2015 in Community News

 

 

servicesource

Rehabilitation Recruiter for ServiceSouce food service contracts has Job Opening.

They are  IMMEDIATELY hiring for Dining Facility Attendant Food Service Worker

DOWNLOAD – ServiceSource_job_description

DOWNLOAD – ServiceSource_How_to_Apply

Job – DRS Position – Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor RCD

January 19, 2015 in Community News, Employment

 

 

Job Opening:    Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Location:           Fishersville, Virginia
Position #:         00389
Closing Date:    Open Until Filled

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services is currently seeking a motivated Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor RCD (Rehab Counselor for the Deaf) to provide comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services,  which result in employment and enhanced independent living for persons with disabilities. Core case management services include guidance and counseling, training, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services. Caseloads consist of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing and a general caseload of adults / students with disabilities.

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.  For more information on the area, review the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association webiste http://www.visitshenandoah.org/

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I (Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is $28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit the website https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Mary Crews Nunnally, M.S. CRC
Program Manager, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, Virginia 23229

EMAIL:  Mary.Nunnally@dars.virginia.gov
WEBSITE:  www.vadars.org
VOICE / TEXT (V/T):  804-322-3456
TOLL FREE:  800-552-5019
TOLL FREE TTY:  800-464-9950
VIDEOPHONE (VP): 804-433-3277

 

 

Job Opening Virginia – Richmond

September 26, 2014 in Employment

hamilton relay

JOB OPENING VA CAPTIONED TELEPHONE SERVICES OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Staffed in Richmond, VA

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Virginia currently has a full time position open for “Virginia Captioned Telephone Services Outreach Coordinator”.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service (VACTS). 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related marketing experience are required.
  • Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
  • Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users
  • Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from relay services:
    • Senior Community
    • Hard of Hearing Community
  • Able to travel alone
  • Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

For the full job description and online application visit www.workforhamilton.com by October 3, 2014.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits. For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR Dept. at: 800.821.1831

Download the JOB POST – Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator

 

Job Opening Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator

September 17, 2014 in Employment

 

 

Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay currently has a full time position available for “Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator”. For a full job description go to www.workforhamilton.com and complete an online application.

Position to be filled immediately.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits. For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR Dept. at: 800.821.1831

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. 

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote CapTel service and increase the number of customers served by Maryland Relay. Individual will devote 100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel throughout the state of Maryland.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related marketing experience are required
  • Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in public relations activities
  • Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
  • Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Maryland Relay TAM staff, organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users
  • Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from relay services:
    • Senior Community
    • Hard of Hearing Community
  • Able to travel alone
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

 

 

Workshops for Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deafblind Job Seekers – MD

September 12, 2014 in Community News

TOGETHER.

SHAPING THE FUTURE. 

Click HERE to RSVP 

Expect.Employ. Empower

Workshops for Job Seekers

Download Flyer PDF

Deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind jobseekers are welcome to attend either workshop. Professionals that work with Deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals are also welcome. Both workshops are open to all who are interested! Interpreters and CART will be provided at both workshops.

Deaf/ASL-users:
Friday, October 17, 2014
1-4pm
Lower Shore Job One-Stop Job Market
Suite 111
31901 Tri-County Way
Salisbury, MD 21804

 

Hard of Hearing:
Monday, October 27, 2014
1-4pm
Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Conference Room
Room 140
1801 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD 20774

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October, ODHH and the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) will host two workshops for jobseekers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind. NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” Both workshops will include information on basic job seeking skills. During the first half of the event, we will have a panel of experts and during the second half of the event, there will be interactive workstations where job-seekers can have professionals work on their resumes, conduct mock interviews, see a display of different accomodations that apply to the workspace, and more.

 

The Governor’s Office of the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing
217 E. Redwood Street Suite: 910
Baltimore, MD 21202
443-453-5954 VP

 

Job Opening Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator

September 5, 2014 in Community News, Employment

Staffed in Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Maryland currently has a full time position open for “Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator”.

For a full job description go to www.workforhamilton.com and complete an online application by September 15, 2014.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.  For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR Dept. at: 800.821.1831

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote CapTel service and increase the number of customers served by Maryland Relay.  Individual will devote 100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel throughout the state of Maryland.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related marketing experience are required
  • Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in public relations activities
  • Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
  • Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Maryland Relay TAM staff, organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users
  • Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from relay services:

o   Senior Community

o   Hard of Hearing Community

  • Able to travel alone
  • Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply
  • Ability to life up to 50 lbs.

 

National Council on Disability Seeks Executive Director

January 17, 2013 in Community News, Employment, NVRC Announcements

Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director, National Council on Disability

Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director, National Council on Disability Series & Grade: AD-0301-00 Open Period: January 17, 2013 until Filled Position Information: Full-Time Excepted Service Duty Location: Washington, DC Key Requirements: You must be a US Citizen or National

The National Council on Disability (NCD) invites qualified individuals to submit applications for consideration to be appointed as the NCD Executive Director. NCD remains committed to actively recruiting and retaining qualified people with disabilities and encourages qualified people with disabilities to apply for the Executive Director position.

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