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The Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing educational approach & program structure are based upon over 100 years of experience in working with Deaf & Hard of Hearing individuals and their families.
We take great care & consideration in hiring only the most qualified & caring staff to best support and empower our student and program participants.

You must have knowledge of American Sign language or ability to learn if applying for positions working with our students.

Excellent benefits package includes medical/dental, life and disability insurance, personal/sick paid time off and a friendly working environment.

On site child care is available for employees.  Little Arrows Early Childhood Center  accepts children ages  6 weeks  to 5 years old.

To Apply in Person:

On Campus - Austine School for the Deaf, 130 Austine Drive, (off Maple Street - Holton Hall, 2nd floor) in Brattleboro, VT. 

To Apply by Mail:

You may print out the VCDHH employment application by clicking on this link.

Please fill out the form, include your resume and letter of interest and three letters of references & mail to  
Kris Lemire  
130 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, VT 05301.

If you have any questions or would like to email your application and resume you may reach Kris at 802-258-9510 or email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Fax# 802-258-9574



Austine Green Mountain Lions Camp Counselor's
Time Base
:Full time, June 25, 2014-July 26, 2014.
   For students ages: 6-18
Location: Austine Campus,Brattleboro, VT
Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age.
High School diploma, degree preferred.
Minimum of intermediate American Sign Language signing skills.
Willingness to receive CPR, First Aid and Restraint training.
High degree of flexibility.
Residential program experience.
Responsibilities:
Enforce student guidelines and regulations as established by the Austine Green Mt. Lions Camp.
Enhances social and interpersonal relationships among the campers.
Attends orientation prior to the beginning of camp.
Carries out the policies and procedures of the Austine Green Mt. Lions Camp.
Plan and teach classes in ASL, literacy, art, science, etc. 
Organize physical and educational activities to promote cognitive, social and emotional development. 

 Educational Interpreter
Location: Brattleboro, VT- Local High School-BUHS
Time Base: Temporary -12 weeks work: 6 weeks full time, 6 weeks part time.
Qualifications:
Fluency in American Sign Language and English
Educational interpreting experience
Successful completion of Interpreter Training Program preferred
Understands the uniqueness and development of Deaf & Hard of Hearing students
Enthusiasm for working with children ages 3-21
Experience in behavior management techniques
Valid driver's license
Willingness to work toward RID certification (CI and CT)
Responsibilities:
Interpret for Deaf and Hard of Hearing student within educational program
Work with individual student to promote desirable academic and behavioral progress,
ensuring that the signing style and pace are appropriate for each student.
Promote Deaf Culture and the social, emotional and physical growth of students.
Participate in staff development activities
Follow the RID Code of Ethics within an educational setting


 Client Support Specialist for ACCESS Program
Location
: Brattleboro, VT
Time Base: Full Time-30 hours a week.
Payrate: $11-$15 per hour
Qualifications:
Experience with deafness and Deaf Culture preferred
Fluency in American Sign Language
Drivers license and personal car required
Cell phone required for communication with supervisor
High degree of organizational skill and follow through
Must be flexible..some evening work may be required
Strong social/interpersonal skills
Prior experience with persons with Mental Health disabilities preferred
Responsibilities:
Teaching clients independent living skills and accessing of community resources
Transitioning skills,employment community networking, job development, and on the job coaching.
Maintaining weekly reports
Communicating/meeting with home care provider, case manager and referral agency as needed.
Assessing client performance skills, assists with developing intervention strategies
On-site coaching/supporting participants in home and community


The William Center, located in Brattleboro, Vermont has the following career opportunities:

  Skills Coach  multiple  job positions available
Time Base: Full-Time and weekend  job positions 
Qualifications:
21 years old, required.
High School diploma.
2 years college and 2 years of related experience preferred.
Demonstrated competency in communication skills.
Demonstrated competency in American Sign Language.
Experience in implementing therapeutic inventions.
Demonstrated competency in behavior management techniques including de-escalation, intervention and restraints.
Must be willing to obtain and maintain CPI certification and have the physical ability to perform restraints.
Valid drivers license required and willingness to obtain a VT bus license.
Responsibilities:
Active team participant in the development/implementation.reporting of treatment and behavior plans for all students.
Provide continual support/feedback for emotional, behavioral and physical need of the student.
Active team participant in crisis intervention for de-escalation, interventions, restraints and post-intervention meetings.
Complete Incident reports in a timely manner.
Assist teacher in classroom management.
Assist clinical staff in management of the milieu.
Participate in ongoing staff training.
Perform other related duties as required by program director.


Summer SubStaff for LAECC- Little Arrows Early Childhood Center
Location:
Brattleboro, VT
Time Base:
on-call
Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
18 years of age & completion of a 30 hour course in child development.
Fluency in ASL or willingness to learn ASL.
Willingness to obtain a bus license.
Willingness to obtain certification in CPR,First Aid & restraint training.
Able to lift & carry up to 50 lbs.
Responsibilities:
Work closely with the classroom teacher to implement & carry out age
appropriate activities.
Maintain a positive & clean learning environment.
Assist the classroom teacher with the assessment process.
Supervise the children at all times.
Engage with parents/guardians & be responsive to their needs.