DBCAN Administrative Assistant/Co-Navigator

Job Description & Application

Title: DBCAN Administrative Assistant/Co-Navigator
Hours and Location: 21 hours a week (contract) at Boston

Description: To provide direct administrative support to the DeafBlind Community Access Network Program (DBCAN) and staff in accomplishing program goals. The Co-Navigator role will be a sighted guide for DeafBlind consumers and this includes relaying visual, aural, and environmental information in their preferred language and communication mode.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain database records; input new consumers and providers information
• Enter provider and consumer hours in database according to provider invoices
• Submit provider invoices to Finance Department after entering in database
• Prepare documents for mailings
• Assist in the coordination and set up of new provider trainings and meetings
• Assist with videophone (VP) communication and other situations as needed
• Provide transportation for DeafBlind consumers as assigned
• Other duties assigned by DBCAN Director

Qualifications:

• At least two years’ experience working with DeafBlind community with sensitivity to and awareness of issues DeafBlind face and with various communication preferences
• Have experience and/or training as a sighted guide
• Must be knowledgeable with computer use including Microsoft Office programs
• Proficient in Tactile ASL
• Fluent in written English
• Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to perform effectively as part of a team
• Have reliable transportation with driving experience and ability to drive 10 miles or more

To Apply: submit updated resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to: Ann Thompson, Human Resources/Administrative Coordinator, athompson@deafinconline.org.

Position available until filled.