Summer Volunteer Opportunity at the Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center (ASL Skills Required)

Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
Parent-Infant Program (PIP) Buddy

July 1 – July 29, 2013

Do you have conversational skills in ASL and a passion for working with young children? Come be paired one-on-one with a child in our Parent-Infant Program to provide bilingual ASL and English language modeling and individualized care.  Volunteers are asked to commit for the entire month so that they can be paired with the same child throughout the five weeks to promote bonding and development.

Date:  July 1 – July 29 (Monday nights)
Time:  6:30-8:00 p.m. *Volunteers arrive at 6 pm to setup classroom*
Place:  HSDC Seattle office:  1625 19th Ave. (Madison Valley)

Volunteers must have an ASL skill level of 3 or more and will are required to meet with the HSDC Early Learning Coordinator to assess language skills prior to beginning their volunteer assignment.  We are looking for volunteers who are positive and enthusiastic in working with children primarily between the

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please apply today contact Beau Fong, HSDC Volunteer Engagement Manager at or visit

HSDC is a nonprofit organization providing communication support, services and solutions to people of all ages who are Deaf, hard of hearing or facing other communication challenges throughout western Washington.  We strive to help all people realize their full communication potential through clinical and educational services, treatment, technology and advocacy. For more information visit

Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center | 1625 19th Ave. Seattle, WA  98122
Phone 206.323.5770|Videophone 206.452.7953 | TTY 206.388.1275


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