Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Catholic Community Services

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence. For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

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Position: Support Service Provider III / iCanConnect

Location: New Mexico

Part-time

The Support Service Provider III / iCanConnect employee 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. Also provides additional supports such as advocacy, assistance with assistive/access technology, and reinforcement of the acquisition of self-advocacy, travel, and independent living skills. May also provide technical assistance to consumer groups. Conducts technology assessments, technology installation, and training for iCanConnect (FCC). Responsible for maintenance of demonstration technology for iCanConnect. Extensive statewide travel through New Mexico may be required. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.
  • Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, social work, education, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, or related field.
  • Three years' experience working with individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, deaf-plus, blind, and/or low vision
  • Sign Language skills in American Sign Language, Manually Coded English, and/or English and/or uncontracted Braille and/or in other communication modes used by individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind (e.g., tactile signing, print-on-palm, tangible symbols, etc.)
  • Ability to train others on the use of computer and/or assistive technology
  • Ability to install technology used by individuals who are deafblind
  • Ability to identify and trouble shoot problems with technology used by individuals who are deafblind
  • Proven ability to write clear and easily understandable reports in standard English
  • Proven ability to lift 35 pounds 15% of the time
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Basic computer and typing skills
  • Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
  • Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance, and Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report for New Mexico
  • Pass drug screening

Desired Qualifications

  • Masters degree in rehabilitation, social work, education, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, or related field
  • Additional years of experience working with individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or low vision
  • Fluency and/ or Certification (and/or Licensure in New Mexico) in Sign Interpreting or Sign Transliteration (i.e.: Interpreter III NAD4, or RID CI or CT, or EIPA 4.0, or NIC Certified or Interpreter IV RID CI and CT, or CSC, or CDI/RSC, or NAD5, or EIPA 5.0, or NIC Advanced)
  • Provisional certification to each Braille or certification of completion of contracted Braille course
  • Experience in providing advocacy support to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, deaf-plus, low vision, and/or blind

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.


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