Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • 10.50
  • Hourly
  • On Call

Job Description

Serves as the eyes and ears of Deaf-Blind individuals by providing support that enhances independence. Relays visual and environmental information and provides sighted guidance and transportation to and from events. Also provides support to individuals at their home or place of employment. May perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitates environmental and visual communication access between Deaf-Blind consumers and the community
  • Attends events of consumer choice and lifestyle preference for recreational and leisure activities
  • Provides direct services and guidance in going to malls, for walks, camping, and other recreational and leisure activities, meetings, banking, medical appointments, etc.
  • Bridges the communication barriers for Deaf-Blind individuals
  • Transports Deaf-Blind consumers to/from their home into the community
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • High School / GED
  • Successful completion of at least 8 hours of SSP training
  • Proven ability to lift 35 lbs 15% of the time
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Basic computer and typing skills
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Obtain State of Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card and pass drug screening
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education
  • Proficient in using Assistive Technology (AT) and software
  • Certification/licensure with emphasis on Deaf/Blindness
  • Additional years of experience working with the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind or individuals with vision loss
  • Knowledge of uncontracted Braille
  • Ability to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Ability to communicate in Signed English
  • Ability to communicate in Tactile ASL
  • First Aid and CPR certification
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