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AMI looking to hire a Broadcast Presenter in Ottawa

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians.

We are currently looking for a full time Broadcast Presenter to join our Programming & Production team within the Ottawa Bureau. The ideal candidate will represent AMI as an on-camera Presenter for assigned programs and segments; by presenting information and/or entertainment in an accessible and professional manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintains and contributes to AMI’s brand and reputation

Guide Dog Users of Canada Conference and General Meeting - September 29-30, 2017 - Brantford, ON

Do you have a guide dog? Are you interested in learning how to get a guide dog? Would you like to hear the Seeing Eye's Lucas Frank giving his famous address on dealing with traffic? Do you have a question for school reps on minimizing stress in your guide dog that you've always been wanting to ask?

If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then join us for our Annual General Meeting and conference at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre in Brantford, Ontario for the weekend of September 29 and 30.

We promise you an excellent time filled with learning from our various workshops, good eating fun, and best of all, lots of dogs!

New this year!

Disability Alliance BC invites you to celebrate their 40th anniversary at Fall Fling 2017 - October 4th, 2017

Join us in celebrating Disability Alliance BC's 40th anniversary on October 4th. We're in a new venue at the Italian Cultural Centre and we want you to help us throw a birthday bash!

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, BC V5M 3E4

Fall Fling is a fun evening out and a fabulous way to connect with friends and colleagues from BC's diverse disability community. And your attendance is an opportunity to show your support for our work and for British Columbians with disabilities.

For all the details, please see http://disabilityalliancebc.org/fall-fling/.

We really hope you will join us!

Call for Applications - Executive Director, Tangled Art + Disability - October 15, 2017 deadline

Executive Director - Tangled Art + Disability
October 2017
Part-time, 32 hours/week
$50,000 Salary
2 weeks vacation
One-year contract with potential for renewal
Some evening and weekend work is required.

Deadline for applications: October 15, 2017.

Tangled Art + Disability is a registered charitable organization with a mandate to support Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists, to cultivate Deaf, Mad and disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

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