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It’s time, friends and foes! A time to rise up, unite resources, build support, educate and especially be “heard” by those who live in Houston. Although Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, we have yet to see a central hub where Houstonians can find a variety of useful information in one place. HoustonDeafNetwork.com will do its best to fill in the missing gaps and help you fulfill your needs. But wait, there’s more than just providing you information… continue »

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Sign Language Interpreters Vacancies

12 CommentsBy Patricia Boyd | Jul.20, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Certified Sign Language Interpreters are needed in Houston ISD to translate spoken language using American Sign Language or other appropriate manual sign system to provide appropriate educational benefits for deaf/hard of hearing students. Competitive Salary with benefits. continue »

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ASLive Job Opportunity

1 CommentBy | Jun.21, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

ASLive is an online curriculum using live instructors to teach American Sign Language (ASL) to high school students via video conferencing. Our mission is to connect the hearing world and the Deaf world by removing the language barrier through sign language. The company is growing as we continue »

Faculty, ASL/Interpreter Training – Position Open

1 CommentBy | May.27, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Position Summary – Lone Star College System, the fourth largest community college district in Texas, serves the north Houston, Texas region with North Harris, Kingwood, Tomball and Montgomery colleges. We are currently seeking continue »

Interpreter Coordinator – Full Time, Mon – Fri

1 CommentBy | May.27, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

This position requires extensive telephone work along with the coordination of sign and foreign language interpreters. You will be required to attend networking meeting during and continue »

Part-Time Interpreter & CART @ Lone Star College

3 CommentsBy | Mar.08, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Part-Time with Benefits per Lone Star College System HR
1) The Part-timer has to work a minimum of 20 hours a week for the college
to pay benefits

2) If the part-timer works under 20 hours a week then the employee is
still benefits eligible (they can still keep the college’s benefits) but the
amount that the college normally pays will be prorated on weeks that the
part-timer does not fulfill the 20-hours a week. continue »

Shipping & Receiving Clerk – Opening

6 CommentsBy | Feb.02, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Looking for a hard worker and multi-tasker. Receiving incoming parts into our warehouse and shipping out our products to various customers via Federal Express. Keeping up with our inventory daily. continue »

UPDATE – Interpreter Job Fair & Panel of Professionals

RespondBy | Nov.11, 2009 | Filed in: Employment

You’ve done the work to get the degree and certification. Now it’s all about getting the job. This event brings together interpreting agencies, colleges, school districts, and video relay companies looking for qualified sign language interpreters. There is a job fair and an interpreter workshop at Lone Star College-CyFair on Friday, November 13th. The Job Fair will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Conference Center Lobby and the Panel of Professionals Workshop will be held from 7:00-9:00 pm in CENT 151-153.These events are FREE!!! continue »

ZVRS Sales Manager – Position Closed

RespondBy | Oct.28, 2009 | Filed in: Employment,Jobs Opening

Sales Manager for CSDVRS, LLC (“CSDVRS”). The Sales Manager will be responsible for introducing ZVRS to new customers, while also strengthening ZVRS’ relationship with current customers. Excellent prospecting skills, a strong work ethic, disciplined time management skills, and solid closing skills are all requirements of this position. Be a part of the NEW FUN and ENERGETIC ZVRS Team! continue »

Coordinator, Deaf Services – POSITION CLOSED

Comments OffBy | Sep.21, 2009 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Ensures that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services program complies with the requirements, rules and regulations of the agency and the funding source. Ensures that the program operates within contractual obligations and within constraints of the approved budget. Oversees and provides job placement services for all deaf and hard of hearing clients. continue »

Together We Stand, Divided We Fall….

15 CommentsBy | Mar.26, 2009 | Filed in: Blogs

Well you know I have lived in the Houston area for over 35 years and there is no other city I can imagine living in.  Houston has it all – Food, Sports, Entertainment, and more.  You name it – Houston has got it.  But there is one thing that Houston is definitely lacking – a true deaf awareness and services. continue »

DARS 101: Reducing the Barrier in the Workplace

7 CommentsBy | Mar.25, 2009 | Filed in: Support

What is DARS? Many of you have been a DARS client at one point in your lives or maybe you are still a current DARS client, perhaps? For those of you who would like a glimpse into what DARS is all about. DARS is not just all about giving you hearing aids, paying for your school, or placing you with jobs. DARS is actually a spectrum of services provided to people of all disabilities funded by the state and federal government. DARS is not limited to the deaf and hard of hearing only like most may assume.
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