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Do you care about hearing health? Would you like to help empower people with hearing loss and promote accessibility in the community for those with hearing loss? Apply for a job with us today. We’ll be posting positions here as they come up, so keep checking this page for new information.

Current Opportunities

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC), is celebrating 25 years serving the geographic region of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

July 25, 2018

Position: Hearing Health Services – Audiologist Required

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC), celebrating 27 years serving the geographic region of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, is expanding our Hearing Health Services and is hiring an Audiologist to join our team. IDHHC is the only non-profit specialized social service agency on Vancouver Island serving the needs of Deaf and hard of hearing communities.

Ranked as one of the top North American islands by Conde Naste Traveler Magazine for almost a decade, Vancouver Island hosts some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Victoria is considered a community of choice within Canada for its temperate climate and natural beauty.

To meet community need IDHHC delivers unique initiatives and looks to expand existing services. With a team of professionals who are devoted to what we do, we want to find a passionate hearing provider who cares about their patients and is enthusiastic about working for a growing organization with a very real opportunity to make a difference.

We are looking for an individual that can provide leadership to a growing team and who possesses:
• a commitment to practicing outstanding client centered care
• skills in providing one-on-one client support / teaching / group facilitation
• a desire to actively partner in community outreach and education
• creativity and is eager to explore opportunities and partnership
• drive to deliver on a progressive and innovative 5 year business plan
• excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills

For this position will we require someone with skills and abilities to deliver such services as:
• conduct diagnostic assessments, evaluating and assisting individuals with hearing loss
• counseling skills that facilitate acceptance of hearing loss and related solutions
• dispensing experience with hearing instrument product knowledge and servicing hearing aids
• aural rehab, speechreading and follow up care

This full-time position is available immediately and remuneration will depend on experience.
Applications will be accepted until August 31st 2018 with interviews beginning immediately.
The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.
Only those short listed will be contacted.

Please submit resume with cover letter and references to:
Executive Director, Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre
130 – 1555 McKenzie Ave., Victoria, BC V8N 1A4
or fax: (250) 592-8199 or e-mail: denise@idhhc.ca

July 25, 2018

Position: Manager Finance and Operations

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC), celebrating 27 years serving the geographic region of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, is hiring for the position of:
Manager – Finance and Operations
IDHHC is the only non-profit specialized social service agency on Vancouver Island serving the needs of Deaf and hard of hearing communities.

With a team of professionals who are devoted to what we do, we hope to find a passionate individual to join our team and lead this important area within our organization. We are looking for an individual that can provide leadership and oversight to the operations and infrastructure of a small non-profit agency. This individual will provide program support to the organization and is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports; provides support to the Executive Director, Finance Committee and Treasurer through bookkeeping, payroll, banking and reporting services.

Under the direction of the Executive Director (ED), the Manager – Finance and Operations maintains all necessary and appropriate records, files and processes to ensure the smooth and compliant financial operation of the organization, focusing on accuracy and transparency.

A complete job description is available HERE
This is full-time position; applications are currently being accepted and the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. Only those short listed will be contacted.

Please submit resume with cover letter to:
Executive Director, Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre
130 – 1555 McKenzie Ave., Victoria, BC V8N 1A4
or fax: (250) 592-8199 or e-mail: denise@idhhc.ca

May 15, 2018

Position in Nanaimo: Office Administration Professional / Hearing Health Services Support

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) is a non-profit, social service agency serving the needs of d/Deaf, Deaf Blind, Deafened and Hard of Hearing individuals, their families and the hearing community on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. We are currently seeking an Office Administration professional in our Nanaimo office.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to oversee the front line operations of the office, ensuring an efficient, organized environment for both clientele and staff. Acting as receptionist and administrative support you will provide a variety of secretarial and clerical duties. The position is also responsible for the delivery of Hearing Health support services in our Nanaimo region, which includes tech aid sales and education; community presentations and outreach. This position requires the incumbent to work as part of small team in the Nanaimo office while working in cooperation with the team based in Victoria.

Qualifications include: Five years’ experience in administration and front office reception as well as experience working with spreadsheets, databases and MS Office proficient. Also required are exceptional organizational and project management skills; a demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively and follow jobs through to completion, as well as being flexible and adaptable. Candidate must have proficient written and spoken English. Preferred candidates will have: writing, proofreading, research & data collection experience; knowledge of Deaf culture, hearing loss and its implications; knowledge or ability to learn and understand the working of technical assistive devices used by individuals with hearing loss; presentation and public speaking experience. Individuals with American Sign Language are preferred.

This position may offer flexible hours to the preferred candidate.
Remuneration will depend on experience.

Read Job Description.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Only those short listed will be contacted.

Please submit resume with cover letter to:
Executive Director, Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre
#201-754 Broughton St, Victoria, BC V8W 1E1
or fax: (250) 592-8199 or email: idhcc@idhhc.ca