Deaf Youth Today - Employment Opportunity
Applying for Deaf Youth Today Summer Staff
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.
Please get in touch with Deaf Youth Today at DYT@fndc.ca if you have questions about our staff hiring or application process.
The following jobs are open:
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.