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22nd Aug – RADAR centre, Belfast

RADAR centreAction Deaf Youth and the BDA have been working together on an event for Monday 22nd August at 12pm to 4pm at RADAR Centre. The address will be put up!

It’s a community safety day. There will be a workshop on fire safety, ambulance and police services, with real life scenarios! There will be firemen demonstrating how to cut open a car to get people out of a car accident and talks about fire alarm safety etc!

It’s an interactive workshop!

Kids, adults and teens are welcome! It’s a free event and BSL interpreters will be provided!

If you would like to book your places, please email coord.drpni@bda.org.uk or lisa.kelly@actiondeafyouth.org or text 07540749758!

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25th Aug – Ulster Museum, Belfast

Ulster Museum BelfastVisit to Ulster Museum Belfast

Last day for booking your place is Tuesday 23rd August before 3.00pm

Vacancy at Irish Deaf Society: Community Resource Officer

Post: Community Resource Officer (Full-time)

Reports to:  IDS Advocacy Manager (Deaforward)

Purpose of the Job:

The Community Resource Officer will encourage and assist Deaf community groups to identity their needs, to participate in decision-making and to develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. The person appointed will be expected to assist the Administrator and Manager in achieving the objectives of the Deaforward. The person appointed is expected to have relevant experience of collecting information and reporting.

Further details at: www.irishdeafsociety.ie/news-events/vacancy-community-resource-officer/

29th & 31st August – Billy Elliot – ISL & Captioned Performances

Billy ElliotBord Gáis Energy Theatre: We are delighted to confirm that we now have an ISL and Captioned performance for Billy Elliot this August at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

Please find more information in the attached documents.

Download: BILLY ELLIOT BGET RELEASE – ACCESS PERFORMANCES.pdf

The performances will take place on the below dates:

  • 29th August @ 7:30pm  – ISL (Irish Sign Language)
  • 31st August @ 7:30pm  – Captioned performance

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Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! IRELAND North & South


Finding Dory
subtitled (U) 103 mins Subtitled trailer
Wonderful adventure from Disney/Pixar. Dory goes off on a new adventure to search for the family she forgot about. Who are her parents? Where did she come from? And how did she learn to speak Whale? **** 4 stars! Empire

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21st Aug – ISL tours – Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham GaolDeaf Heritage Centre

Re advertised – Assistant Youth Support Worker

At Craigavon Kidz club, County Armagh

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the Youth Support Worker-in-Charge at a weekly youth club for deaf children and young people which runs on a Saturday.

The role will involved working with younpeople who are Deaf or Hard of hearing from the age of 4-11 years old. Some young people will have additional needs.

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1st October 2016 – Deaf Education Conference

Deaf Education conferenceTo provide Meaningful Access to Language, Equality and Education in the 21st Century. To provide Language and Literacy for all Deaf and HoH Children.

Further details and updates at: www.facebook.com/Deaf-Education-Conference

Assistant Youth Support Worker – Belfast

Action Deaf Youth: We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Youth Support Team and to assist the Youth Support Worker-in-Charge in Belfast in running a deaf youth club every week and providing support in the delivery of programmes for deaf young people.

The Support Worker will be required to support the following :

  • Weekly Youth Club (Friday & Saturday)
  • Administration
  • Monthly Staff Meeting
  • 1 Full Week Summer Scheme (Pending Funding Approvel)
  • 2 Residential Weekends (Pending Funding Approvel)

Payscale £7.77-£9.00

Apply at: www.communityni.org/job/assistant-youth-support-worker-belfast-0