JobID 1866 : Family Mentor/Deaf Mentor-1866 Phoenix (#1815297)

Job | Posted 11 days ago


Location: Phoenix 
Employee Status: Temporary
Hours Per Week: As Needed
Work Calendar: 12-Month
Pay Rate: $17.0200
Other: Works specifically with parents and children Birth-5 Years Old, in part providing information about Deaf culture and resources and opportunities to learn and practice ASL.


  • Individual positions may be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and or/other related duties
  • Conduct home visits and/or center based classes to provide signing and literacy support as well as resource ingormation to families of deaf and hard of hearing children from 0-5 years of age
  • Work in collaboration with Early Childhood or Preschool Teacher
  • Serve as a liaison between families and the deaf community
  • Work in concert with families and the deaf community
  • Work in concert with families to help ensure language development, reading/comprehension, and life skills together
  • Maintain confidential files/reports based on Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as requested
  • Continue professional growth through trainings and workshops
  • Communicate with Family Mentor Coordinator


  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Individual differences in family behavior and cultures
  • Multiple communication modalities
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Principles and processes for providing personal and customer service


  • Socialial perceptiveness
  • Monitoring/assessing performance
  • Planning and organization


  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
  • Work with families from diverse cultures and language backgrounds
  • Create concise reports/emails
  • Work in collaboration with Teacher


  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • High School Diploma/equivalent
  • Fluent in ASL (American Sign Language
  • Significant work related skills, knowledge, and experience
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.   CONTACT INFORMATION For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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Arizona State School For The Deaf And Blind

1200 W. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85745
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

State Average: 12%


State Average: 143