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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.

May 15, 2018

Position: 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 May 25th 2018 or 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