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
130 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, VT 05301.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Time Base: Full Time 35 hours
Location: Brattleboro, VT
The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment and balancing multiple tasks simultaneously. Knowledge of American Sign Language is preferred and a willingness to work towards proficiency in ASL of must.
Proficiency in the following skills or a willingness to learn the following are expected:
All suites of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher
Knowledge of Facility Scheduling
Ability to edit written material and post to a website or newsletter
Understanding of customer relations
Willingness to support institutional giving activities
Valid driver license
Able to pass Vermont Criminal Record Check
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
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.
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.
Support Service Provider (SSP) for Windsor, VT area
Location: Windsor, VT area
Time Base:time will vary
Work with Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Visual impaired individuals to provide "sight guide" in order for them to achieve their independence in the communities.
Must have valid drivers's license
Must have dependable personal transportation to transport clients
Must be comfortable with physical contacts with clients
Ability to communicate with clients in basic American Sign Language
Ability to write reports
Ability to have flexible schedule
Location: Brattleboro, VT- Local High School-BUHS
Time Base: Temporary -12 weeks work: 6 weeks full time, 6 weeks part time.
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)
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
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
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
Educational Interpreter/Communication Facilitator
Educational interpreter for elementary school student in WSESU Garland Waldorf School in West Brattleboro, VT.
Four mornings a week: 17 hours a week
Teacher of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing for the 2014-2015 year
Proficiency in American Sign Language is required.
Teacher of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing certification and or experience with autistic students preferred.
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
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.
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.
SubStaff for LAECC- Little Arrows Early Childhood Center
Location: Brattleboro, VT
Time Base: on-call
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.
Work closely with the classroom teacher to implement & carry out age
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.