Catholic Community Services
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides
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Position: Support Service Provider II / Case Worker II, On-Call
Please see our Support Service Provider I and III positions also on www.ccs-soaz.org
Location: Tucson, AZ Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
Provides essential supports to individuals who are deafblind, deaf/hard of hearing with a significant disability, or deaf/hard of hearing seniors that enhance independence in and access to the community. Relays visual and environmental information not accessible to the individual. Provides travel supports such as human guide support and transportation that allows safe access to the community. May drive agency, agency rented, and or personal vehicle on company business. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.
- Associates degree or 2 years post-secondary education, or high school diploma/GED with 1-year equivalent experience working with individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or low vision.
- Basic American Sign Language skills, skills in reading/producing materials in uncontracted Braille, or basic skills in other forms of communication used by individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind.
- At least 18 years of age.
- Valid Arizona Driver's License, proof of insurance, and Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report for Arizona.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Additional years of experience working with individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or low vision.
- Proficient in using Assistive Technology (AT) and software.
- Knowledge and use of the various communication modes used by individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus to include tactile signing, Braille, communication board/devices, touch signals, and/or tangible symbols.
- Knowledge and use of assistive listening devices.
- Knowledge and use of low vision device (optical and non-optical.)
- Applicable knowledge in the assessment and modification of the environment to enhance the use of residual vision and/or audition by individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus.
- Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Experience working with individuals with fine and/or gross motor disabilities.
- Knowledge of contracted Braille.
- Provisional Deaf Interpreter license (NM.)
- Ability to communicate in Signed English.
- Ability to communicate in Tactile ASL.
- Additional years of directly related experience.
- Completed training of Haptic and/or another system of touch signals.
The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
We are an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for all individuals. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.