DBCAN Provider

Description:

Empowers DeafBlind individuals to increase and sustain their independence in the community.

Duties:

- Assist with various activities including:

        - Reading the mail and other printed materials

        - Running personal errands like shopping and attending appointments

        - Attending community, cultural, educational, recreational, and religious events

- Provide sighted guiding and navigation such as while using public transportation

- Communicate important information including a description of environment and events

Qualifications:

- Have ASL skills to work with DeafBlind individuals who use ASL or have Spoken English skills to work with hard of hearing blind consumers who use Spoken English

- Have the ability to drive 10 miles or more to specific areas where the consumers live in different parts of Massachusetts

Requirements:

- Must participate in 3 days of training.

- Available weekdays between 8:00am and 6:00pm and weekends.

- At least one year commitment is desired.

To Apply:

For an application form or questions, please contact:

Ann Thompson

athompson@deafinconline.org

VP: 617-208-4090