Great Part Time Opportunities
Twin Cities and Hastings
WORK with DEAFBLIND CHILDREN & YOUTH
DeafBlind Services Minnesota
Are you interested in working with children and/or youths who have a combined hearing and vision loss? Would you like to help deafblind youths develop their communication skills and find creative ways to access their community? Are you looking for $14.00+ an hour, a flexible schedule, paid training opportunities and working approximately 4-16 hours a week?
An Intervener works one-to-one with deafblind children/youth in their homes and community assists them to become as independent as possible. Interveners facilitate communication and language development, develop fun and educational activities with the support of the supervisor, work collaboratively with parents and professionals and prepare progress reports.
Being an Intervener is a fun and rewarding experience!
Requirements: Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Ability to travel to child’s home and community. If driving motor vehicle to accomplish this requirement, must have a driver’s license and provide own vehicle covered by insurance. Preference for individuals with experience working with children with special needs. Classes completed in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Nursing, Childcare and classes with emphasis in communication techniques highly desirable. American Sign Language proficiency preferred.