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Wavefront Centre is proud of our diverse and inclusive work environment. Thanks for your interest in visiting our Careers page. We hope to welcome you one day to our Wavefront family.

 

Paid Positions

Position: DeafBlind Intervenor
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Deadline: This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
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Position Summary: The Therapeutic Activation Program for Older Adults and Seniors (TAPS) – DeafBlind Intervenor will mediate between DeafBlind older adults and their environment. The intervenor will work closely with the TAPS Program Coordinator, community members and organizations to provide intervenor services including sighted guide and facilitating communication using the preferred methods of the individual who is DeafBlind.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Foster independence through a holistic and person-centered approach of “do with, not for”
  • Work collaboratively with the DeafBlind individual to determine the degree and manner of support they want
  • Support the acquisition of new concepts and skills
  • Empower each person to actively participate in their community and connect with others; leading to a better sense of social connectedness
  • Provide clear auditory and visual information in the preferred communication method of the DeafBlind individual
  • Provide sighted guide and environmental information
  • Provide non-judgmental information to encourage the DeafBlind individual to make decisions
  • Organize documentation, feedback, statistics and reporting

Contact: Marco Chiaramonte, Acting Head of Counselling
Email resume to: marco.chiaramonte@wavefrontcentre.ca
Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF.

 

Position: Program Assistant
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Deadline: This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
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Position Summary: The Program Assistant provides administrative support and assistance to the Counselling Department which provides a number of programs. Wavefront Centre wants you if you have well developed organizational skills and have or willing to obtain communication skills in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). You are a team player and able to function in bicultural, bilingual and cross-disciplinary environment. Reports directly to the Acting Head of Counselling.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Office management/filing systems knowledge
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced computer skills, including basic troubleshooting and database management
  • Ability to shift priorities and manage client screening
  • Knowledge of the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing community
  • Proactive and be self-directed and possess excellent communication skills
  • Provides general information regarding program services
  • Process and produce financial invoices
  • Assists with event/meeting management, responsible for staff supply needs

Contact: Marco Chiaramonte, Acting Head of Counselling
Email resume to: marco.chiaramonte@wavefrontcentre.ca
Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF.

 

Position: Casual Booking Coordinator
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Deadline: This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
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Position Summary: The Casual Booking Coordinator works to intake appointments, put appointments into a database, book communication access, and confirm with all parties. Works well as a team member and has excellent computer skills. Ability to communicate effectively is essential. This position is fast-paced, requires a high level of ability to pay attention to detail, and multi-tasking capabilities. Reports directly to the Interim Director of Accessible Communication Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the management of online database which includes scheduling, invoicing of regular and on-call appointments and bookings.
  • Reception duties: including answering requests via email, text, Skype, FaceTime, Glide, telephone, TTY, and Fax.
  • Assist with drop in clients for English-ASL translation of documents and completion of forms.
  • Supports clients on basic technology training.
  • Provides general information regarding external services

Contact: Jenn Wilson, Interim Director of Accessible Communication Services
Email resume to: jenn.wilson@wavefrontcentre.ca 
Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF.

 

Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.  Wavefront Centre is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.