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Colorado Interpreters and CART providers, please consider serving on the Commission with CCDHHDB.
If you can not serve at this time but know of a good candidate, please help share the word.
The Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind is recruiting a new member to serve on its Commission to represent the auxiliary service providers. The Commission advises on policies that direct the State of Colorado to take a course of action to meet the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) functions, mission, and vision. The Commission promotes the interests of deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind constituents and ensures effective access to both communication and environment. This Commissioner will join six (6) other Commissioners who will represent 1) deaf, 2) hard of hearing, 3) late-deafened, 4) parents who have a deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind child, 5) professionals working with deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind people, and 6) auxiliary service providers (sign language interpreters and Communication Access Real-time Translation providers).
The Commission duties include, but are not limited to: Serving a four-year term, monitoring the functions and performance of CCDHHDB, attending quarterly and special Commission meetings, preparing for Commission meetings, becoming familiar with the needs of your specific constituency, serving on a committee of the Commission, representing the Commission before the public, businesses, and community. The Commissioners receive no paid compensation for their service on the Commission, but travel expenses are reimbursed in accordance with state travel regulations. Submit your application for the auxiliary services Commissioner position online at https://www.colorado.gov/.../boards-commissions-application
Established in 1969, the principle purpose of Colorado Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (CRID) is to initiate, sponsor, promote and execute policies and activities that will further the profession of interpretation of American Sign Language and English for people of all ages in the State of Colorado.
This organization is affiliated with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. and shall uphold the purposes and abide by the rules and procedures established for affiliated chapters of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.
Colorado Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf will promote excellence in the field of interpretation by:
Adhering to the highest level of ethical standards;
RID Code of Professional Conduct
Collaborating with Deaf organizations and others as necessary in activities that effect positive change for our profession
Modeling professional behavior by respecting and supporting our colleagues
Promoting professional development
Taking advantage of emerging technologies
If you are interested in mentoring,
please check out: CORE Colorado
As professionals, we follow a variety of ethical requirements and laws
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For more information on our organization, as well as questions, please fill out the form to the left and someone will be in touch.