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POSTED May 31, 2016: Arkansas Hands & Voices is pleased to announce the implementation of Guide By Your Side and the hiring of four part-time parent guides. For more information, the job announcement and job description are linked below:

Parent Guide and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH) Guide openings

The Arkansas Hands & Voices Guide By Your Side (GBYS) program has four part-time position openings for Parent Support Guides. Work will require an average of 10 hours/month. Funding is currently available through March 2017.

A Parent Guide must be a parent/guardian of a child who is deaf or hard of hearing. The Guides will undergo specialized ongoing training in order to provide support to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Guide By Your Side (GBYS) is a program of Arkansas Hands & Voices that provides support for parents of children who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, or deaf with additional disabilities. The goal of the program is to provide parents – with d/hh children ages birth to three - the opportunity to establish a supportive relationship with a trained and experienced fellow parent and/or a d/Deaf or hard of hearing adult.

Click on links for more information on the job DESCRIPTION and APPLICATION. Interviews will be conducted June 17 th and 18 th and attendance is required by qualified candidates. Documents may be submitted as an email attachment or by mail. All guides must be available for all-day training in the Little Rock area on July 12-13 and available to attend the Hands & Voices Leadership Conference in Estes Park, CO September 16-18. Expenses for training and travel will be covered as it is a job requirement.

Attention: Mandy McClellan
Mail: Mandy McClellan, GBYS Coordinator
Arkansas Hands & Voices
PO Box 512
Conway, AR 72033
Questions? Email or call/text 501.626.4640.