Are You Our Next [NAD] Youth Programs Director?

YOUTH title showing with 5 youth program icons - College Bowl, Deaf Youth DAy, JrNAD, ambassador program and leadership camp.

Are You Our Next Youth Programs Director?

The NAD Youth Programs is looking for someone who is a dynamic, energetic, and creative individual to lead our five youth programs! The Director would oversee all youth programs including: Youth Leadership Camp (YLC), Junior NAD (Jr. NAD) program, National Deaf Youth Day, Pitch Competition, and College Bowl.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or related field.
  • At least three years of relevant professional or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in overseeing and managing youth-related events/programs.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with diverse internal and external groups.
  • Ability to handle budgets for programs and events.
  • Familiarity with theories, principles, and practices common to the field of youth development and leadership.
  • Excellent communication (written and presentation) and organizational skills.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), with knowledge of deaf culture and heritage.
  • Experience or interest in grant-writing and fundraising.

Position Duties

  • Oversee and manage Jr. NAD, Youth Leadership Camp, Pitch Competition, National Deaf Youth Day, and College Bowl programs and other youth-related activities.
  • Hire and supervise youth programs staff, interns, and volunteers.
  • Participate in and support youth-related Board committees.
  • Ensure policy compliance for all youth programs and other activities.
  • Maintain youth programs database and webpages.
  • Foster continuous learning and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in youth programs activities.
  • Work closely with the NAD Communications team to develop marketing materials, social media campaigns, webpages, and other marketing and communication-related tasks.
  • Research youth trends and demographics to evaluate current programs and plan strategically for the future.
  • Develop and monitor the annual youth programs budget.
  • Conduct fundraising activities and secure sponsorships for youth-related events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Alignment to Culture and Values

  • Commitment to the NAD’s mission and core values of equity, openness, collaboration, trust, accountability and urgency.
  • Personal qualities of humility and capacity for self-reflection.
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues.
  • Action-orientated and entrepreneurial self-starter who can work well independently and in teams.

Other Information

  • This is a full-time remote position. However, the Director will be required to travel to various NAD youth program events such as: the Youth Leadership Camp in Oregon; the Jr. NAD National Conference in rotating locations, and the location of the NAD Conferences which includes the College Bowl and Pitch competitions, and other locations as required.
  • Hybrid Workplace and Flexible Work Arrangement policies
  • Medical and dental benefits for employee and immediate family
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Retirement savings account with matching company contributions of up to 5%
  • Office closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Professional development initiatives for growth

The NAD, as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization, will negotiate compensation with the candidate for this position. Currently, the NAD Headquarters office is closed to the public and remains open for the NAD Team and Board only. The NAD is an EEO/AA employer. For more information about the NAD, visit

To Apply: please submit your cover letter, resume, list of three references, three writing samples, and three materials of events you coordinated (flyers, webinar recording, email confirmation, and etc) to with the subject “NAD Youth Programs Interest – [insert your last name].”

APPLY BY: March 1, 2023

CorpsTHAT outdoor positions

Job Spotlight: Outdoor jobs.  Feb 7, 7pm for Crew Leaders and Feb 16, 7pm for Crew Members

CorpsTHAT is reaching out to let you know about our summer job opportunities that would be a good fit for your community members through our non-profit organization CorpsTHAT. CorpsTHAT was established to create a bridge between the Deaf community and the outdoor community. 


We have multiple positions in our Deaf-run Conservation Corps Crew for this summer, including Crew Members and Crew Leaders. We have different positions in different locations on the east coast. The crew will be working for at least five weeks in July and August, and will work Monday through Friday with the Federal Land Management Agencies on multiple conservation-related projects. On the weekends, they will learn and participate in different recreational activities. We are looking for 25+ yr old Deaf Adults for our Crew Leader positions and 18+ yr old Deaf Adults for our Crew Member Positions. More information on each position can be found on the job descriptions in the links.


Our application is now accepting applicants for our Crew Leader positions, and applications for Crew Members will be open on February 10th. We would love to have your students apply for those positions and get to experience working in the outdoors with their Deaf and Hard of Hearing peers.


We’ve attached flyers for these positions and would love it if you could share these with your students and with other departments at your school. If you are interested in working with us or would like more information, check out our online job board or reach out to us at our contact information below. We have several upcoming Job Spotlight webinars that will discuss and answer questions on our Crew Leader and Crew Member positions. Our Crew Leader Job Spotlight is on February 7th while our Crew Member Job Spotlight is on February 16th. 


We would also be happy to answer any questions you or your community members may have. Our videophone number is below and is included on our flyers. If you would like to have us provide a presentation to your organization, please feel free to contact us.


Thanks for your time!


CorpsTHAT Hiring Team
info at 
202-650-0838 (videophone)

Crew Leader position info at Crew Member position info at

Delaware School for the Deaf Director job opening

Delaware School for the Deaf LogoChristina School District logo

POSITION: Director of Statewide Deaf/Blind Programs #20312
CLOSING DATE: February 5, 2023
LOCATION: Administering District is Christina School District, but program is Statewide
REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services
 Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
 Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education Director
 Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (only for those candidates not already certified)
 Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf education
 Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special Education
 Knowledge of current research and best practices in the development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind
 Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf children, including critical factors in the educational placement and provision of programming and services
 Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
 Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf blind
 Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
 Fluent in American Sign Language

See more info and application link in the PDF flyer below.

DSD Director – PDF flyer


Adjunct Instructor – American Sign Language (Newark/Wilmington, DE)

Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC)

Position Title Adjunct Instructor – American Sign Language
Position Number TBD
Position Type Temporary Part-Time
Hiring Location George Campus-Wilmington, DE
Contact Phone Number 302-573-5469
Contact Email Address
Work Location Stanton/George Campus-Newark, DE/Wilmington, DE
Position Specific Details
The incumbent in this position must demonstrate command of ASL and possess experience and/or ability to teach both on-campus or remotely.
Salary $38 per hour


More information and application link at

Developmental Disabilities Residential Unit Manager – ASL Fluent

Recruitment #092622-MDDZ27-351100


More details at

Deadline: October 6, 2022  (it may be extended and agency did say to use other similar applications if needed or contact them to reopen the position, not sure why posting is short lived)


ASL Instructor job (Newark)

Newark Free Library is in search of an ASL instructor to provide ASL classes for children ages 6-12.

Beginning Fall 2022. Day of week to be determined. (In the past it co-taught by Kathy P. & Nicole J. on alternating Sundays)

Instructor may bring their own child(ren) to register for free if within the age range of 6-12.

Pay rate to be determined (ie. $25+/hour, includes planning time as well)

If you are interested, please email Barbara Jo German (retired DSD SLP & POC for Newark Library’s request) at hugo477 at

P.S. The children’s librarian is trying to secure state funds for interpreting special programs for deaf students as well. They offer many after school activities.

– info came from DSD Mary Hicks

ASL Camping Crew: PA Outdoor Corps in Partnership with CorpsTHAT

Laurel Hill Park Complex in Rockwood, PA

Paid opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing 15-18 year olds to join a crew that will camp, learn, and work together on a small team to complete conservation projects during one of two ~3 week sessions, and Deaf and Hard of Hearing 21+ year olds to lead crews during both sessions.

Session 1: July 5-23

Session 2: July 26-August 13

Prospective crew members view here

Prospective crew leaders view here

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