Community Instructor


San Leandro, CA

San Jose, CA

DCARA recently started a new program called “Job & Literacy Program,” which provides training instruction for Deaf adult literacy classes, Citizenship classes, DMV classes, ASL classes (for Deaf foreigners only) to clients in a group format or one-on-one instruction. DCARA is seeking experienced Life Skills training instructors to work as independent contractors to teach training classes for trainees. The classes will be held in Bay Area.


  • Plan and prepare classes
  • Instruct clients with instructional and curriculum materials
  • Keep roll calls
  • Prepare and maintain monthly progress reports
  • Report clients’ progress to Program Manager


  • B.A. in ASL/Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, English, Social Work, or an equivalent field
  • Classroom/community teaching experience will be considered in lieu of B.A. degree
  • Experience and cultural competence working in the Deaf community
  • Commitment to DCARA’s mission, values, and aspirations
  • Fluency in American Sign Language required

CONTRACT POSITION: This is a contract position, hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Until filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Fill out the application form below -OR-

Send your cover letter and resume via mail, email or fax:

DCARA Headquarters
14895 E. 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578
Fax: 510-483-2526