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Seeking Full-Time Advocacy Coordinator At Aspen Camp for the Deaf

by Katie Murch
(Snowmass, CO)

The Advocacy Coordinator position at Aspen Camp for the Deaf is now open for applications.

The basic job function is to "to work in conjunction with the Camp’s Executive Director and other team members to provide access to local community services, businesses, functions and events and provide hearing screenings to the community. Advocate for people who are deaf or hard of hearing and provide direct services..."

Some key duties include:

- Develop and cultivate community relationships th rough presentations, workshops, hearing screenings, providing resources and advocating for accessibility

- Conduct hearing screenings at local health fairs, scheduled events, and special screenings

- Conduct outreach to the local community through event planning, presentations, booths, etc.

- Attend local non-profit functions, meetings, and other events as a representative of the camp

- Research advocacy and other issues and make recommendations, & maintain and manage information

- Develop sign language classes and curriculum: sign and dine classes, baby sign class, and community training and awareness classes (including law enforcement, safety managers, hospitals, court systems, outdoor educators, other non-profit like Challenge Aspen)

- Assist parents with deaf or hard of hearing children with education, signing language and parenting skills as requested

- Coordinate the Camp’s volunteer program

- Generates reports monthly, at the end of programs, quarterly, and yearly (number of clients serviced, segmented by location, type of service, age hearing status, and income, number of referrals, etc., number of events attended and presentations given, hours of interpreting services, significant contacts, special project status, significant accomplishment and challenges, and recommendations)

- Assists in grant writing

- and more...

Download the job description at www.aspencamp.org/about/careers/sportsgames

The deadline to apply is April 9, 2013.

Apply now at www.surveygizmo.com/s3/887920/employmentapplication

Email director @ aspencamp.org if you have any questions.

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