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Have you ever thought about working with the Deaf community?

Deaf Aotearoa provides a workplace which values diversity, and where both New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and English are used. Staff members are supported in the development of their NZSL skills and if required we can help them develop their written English as well. We have over a dozen nationalities represented within our staff, and we have an age range from people in their late teens to people in their sixties.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we have Deaf-friendly work practices in place. We employ Deaf and hearing people at all levels, NZSL interpreters are provided for all meetings and training courses.

We encourage and support professional development and offer flexible, family-friendly work practices.

We are strongly committed to following organisation standards that ensure we provide quality systems, work practices and services. We perform service audits and review our policies regularly.

Current vacancies:

  • Hauora Facilitator – Whangarei
    About the business  Deaf Aotearoa is looking for a Facilitator to join the Hauora team. The Hauora service is a nationwide service that understands and responds to Deaf and hard-of-hearing people’s needs. The Hauora service offers: needs assessments and coordination, applications for assistive equipment, and information and advice.  Deaf Aotearoa provides a workplace which values …

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  • Policy and Advocacy Officer
    Deaf Aotearoa is looking for a Policy and Advocacy Officer to join the team. This is a newly developed role and the purpose of this role to help improve the outcomes of members of the Deaf Community by improving national policy and assisting in advocacy work.  Deaf Aotearoa provides a workplace which values diversity, and …

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  • First Signs Facilitator Bay of Plenty/Tauranga
    Deaf Aotearoa is looking for a Facilitator to join our First Signs team. First Signs is a nationwide service for Deaf and hard-of-hearing children aged 0-5 and supporting their whānau with learning NZSL, language development, learning about being Deaf/hard-of-hearing in Aotearoa and connect with other families and Deaf role models.  Deaf Aotearoa provides a workplace …

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