The University of Manitoba is soliciting applications for Computerized Note Taker/Transcriptionist for term positions.
Position: To provide computerized note taking services for Hard of Hearing, Deaf, and Deaf/Blind students enrolled at the University of Manitoba. Under the direction of the Accessibility Advisor, Student Accessibility Services, the incumbent is responsible for facilitating communication in classroom lectures, tutors, labs, meetings, presentations, graduation, student conversations, small/large group interactions and University of Manitoba Student Association functions. The Computerized Note Taker/Transcriptionist must adhere to the University of Manitoba policies and standards.
Salary starting at $15.00/hr.
Starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.
Apply in writing to: Sarah Brown, Student Accessibility Services, University of Manitoba, 520 University Centre, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Fax: 204-474-7567, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP) is a FREE dynamic cross-disability employment program for professionals and post secondary graduates with disabilities operating under the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) - a national not for profit organization dedicated to providing equitable and meaningful employment for persons with disabilities.
Our program aims to:
If you are interested in helping a student with a disability by sharing your class notes, please stop by the Student Accessibility Services Exam Centre at 155 University Centre for more information or e-mail us at email@example.com.
For more information on volunteering or to sign up, please go to our VNT Sign-Up Form.
Best Buddies – Vrais Copains Canada is a national charitable organization dedicated to enhancing our communities through one-to-one friendships between individuals with intellectual disabilities and students. Best Buddies is grounded in the belief that friendship is important to the development of all individuals and that for all individuals with intellectual disabilities friendship is a medium through which they can become a part of their communities.
About the Program: Our program gives people with intellectual disabilities the chance to have experiences which most people take for granted - going for coffee, out to a movie, or simply enjoying the company of a good friend. To this end, Best Buddies establishes chapters at high schools, universities and colleges across the country. At each chapter students are matched with individuals with intellectual disabilities who share similar interests. The "Buddy Pairs" call each other weekly and get together approximately twice a month. Four times a year all the Buddy Pairs at a chapter hold a group activity. Each chapter is managed by a student volunteer, who is assisted by a person with an intellectual disability, a Buddy Advocate, where possible.
Get involved! Best Buddies provides all participants with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a new friend. We have chapters in every province in Canada. To speak with someone further about how you can get involved, contact them toll-free at 1-888-779-0061 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are several ways that you can help Best Buddies Canada enhance our communities through one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and students.