Deafplus adults are the center of our community, and we are looking for the right people who share our values and mission to support us in this work.
We are always seeking to improve our services, and achieve higher results for our deafplus members. We love the challenge and the impact our work leaves on each one of our members. Our team members are a group of people who share mutual priorities and values. We know that only those committed to their work can provide the best-quality services, if that resonates with you, we can’t wait to meet you!
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM Manager
We are seeking individuals who are passionate about raising the bar of employment options and opportunities for Deaf Plus individuals as a manager.
We are seeking individuals who are passionate about raising the bar of employment options and opportunities for Deaf Plus individuals. This job requires effective on-the-job coaching and provides a rewarding experience.
Day Program Instructor
We are seeking individuals who are passionate about working with Deaf Plus individuals.
Why work with us
Gain experience working with deafplus adults and enhance your resume. You’ll also gain valuable insights and skills that you can apply in your future career.
We value your input and always respond to feedback throughout our cooperation.
Leave an Impact
Leave a positive impact on deafplus adults’ lives as you watch them develop and thrive under your care and attention.
We always provide in sign language interpreting services for our training sessions, visitors, or anyone else needing an interpreter.
What we are looking for
Knowledge and Skills
Are you knowledgeable about issues facing deafplus adults and with developmental disabilities?
- ASL fluency preferred with the ability to adapt to diverse communication needs and styles.
We are looking for these traits:
- Compassionate and empathetic.
- Committed to community integration and communication access for deafplus adults.
If you’re a team player who can work with a wide variety of personalities and who is a great communicator, then we’d love to hear from you.
- Works well on a team.
- Open to positive feedback.
Our Hiring Process
Meet all standard qualifications
Background check, fingerprint clearance, health screening, TB testing are required for all DPAC positions.
Complete our interview process.
Staff training and new hire orientation
New staff must participate in:
- 20 hours of orientation within 2 weeks of hiring
- 8 hours of Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 days
- Certified in First Aid/CPR within 30 days (or you won’t be in 1:1 with participants until certified)
- 30 hours of on-the-job training within the first 30 days
You will be paired with and shadow a more experienced staff member to get you up to the speed!
Continued professional/staff development
We regularly host staff professional development programs by inviting experts from different communities (e.g., advocates for deafblind, client’s rights advocate, or recreational therapist) to teach us new skills and maintain our current knowledge in order to best serve our deafplus clients. You will get a chance to give us your input to invite an expert of your choice to present to DPAC.
All staff must complete at least 12 hours of professional development training per year.