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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center

County: Charlotte, Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades
Categories Computer/Technology
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The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center (formerly Deaf Service Center) of Southwest Florida, Inc. was founded in 1983.  Our mission statement demonstrates a clear commitment to the residents of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades and DeSoto counties:    “To empower Southwest Florida’s deaf and hard of hearing citizens and their families through education, advocacy, and community involvement.”    We are the only organization of its kind and scope in Southwest Florida – specifically working with the deaf and hard of hearing communities.

Job Description: Volunteer tasks at DHHC are limited, irregular, and usually office related: filing, data entry, preparing brochures and hand-outs. A list of interested volunteers is kept for special events and fundraisers for which we need more help.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Jess Ekdahl
1860 Boy Scout Drive
B208
FORT MYERS, FL 33907
Fax: (239) 461-0434
Phone: (239) 461-0334 0
Alt Phone: (239) 461-0334 0
Email: Sales@dsc.us
Website: http://www.dsc.us
Secondary Contact: Lori Timson
Phone: (239) 461-0334 24
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Volunteers are offered discounts on classes/workshops, sometimes free!
Additional Information: We are currently in a transition period (as of summer 2014) and may have more opportunities for volunteers in the fall and spring, "in season".

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