Deaf Youth Today - Employment Opportunity

Deaf Youth Today (DYT) is looking for dynamic team members willing to create a fun and memorable camp experience for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth. Staff and Personal Support Workers (PSWs) will work under the direction of the DYT Supervisor.  Job positions and assignments will be determined by experience and level of education in connection with the job description.


The following jobs are open:

  1. Team Leader (Canada Summer Jobs Grant)

  2. DYT Leader (Canada Summer Jobs Grant)

  3. Contract Staff (General and Hornby Island)

  4. Personal Support Workers 

  5. Interpreter Staff (Hornby Island Only)


Core Qualifications for ALL Positions:

  • You are fluent in ASL

  • You have experience working with children and youth

  • You have the energy to work with children

  • You have excellent communication skills with people of all abilities and ages

  • You are independent, mature, competent, a quick, responsible decision maker with good boundaries

  • You are open to overnight camping and are flexible with schedules

  • You have access to transportation for yourself (car, bus or carpooling)

  • You embrace and respect our diverse range of campers and families.

  • Having a First Aid certificate is an asset

In addition to core duties, DYT staff will specialize and/or have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Diversity: Modelling and promoting acceptance and respect for all ways of being.
Expression and education: Tying in language learning and critical thinking opportunities.
Access: Ensuring that learning and communication styles are met.
Fun: Creating fun and humorous hands-on memorable connections.

Priority consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.


Deadline for DYT application - April 15, 2020

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Deaf Youth Today (our Summer & Teen Leadership Program)

PO Box 50075, South Slope RPO
Burnaby, B.C. V5J 5G3
Cell: 604-684-1860