New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates

NJBDA Promoting Advocacy and Self-Sufficiency



Posted by New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates on March 3, 2016 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)
Tthe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has hired two deaf ASL customer support representatives to provide guidance with filing a complaint, explain EEOC's processes and review everything you need to know to stand up for your rights. These representatives can also answer questions you may have and they can be reached via video phone at (844) 234-5122 between the hours of 7am-6:30pm (EST)" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">EEOC DEAF REPRESENTATIVES


Posted by New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates on February 18, 2016 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

NAN HOUSE OF JUSTICE 106 W. 145th Street (bet Lenox and 7th Aves) #3 Train (front car) to 145th Street (map)

National Action Network—NYC Chapter


H.O.J.Deaf Club




Panel Discussion


Daouda Derra, Irma Gerena,


Isaiah Crutch Jr., John Ephraim & James Johnson


share their experiences as Deaf Drivers


employed with UBER Transportation


Friday February 19, 2016


6:00 pm – 8:15 pm




106 W. 145th Street (bet Lenox and 7th Aves)


#3 Train (front car) to 145th Street



Jobs with NBDA

Posted by New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates on November 25, 2015 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Vacant Opportunities at NBDA

A new deadline has been extended for the following vacancies:

2017 NBDA Conference Chairperson

Director of Communications

Director of Advocacy and Public Engagement

Director of Policy and Government Affairs

Director of Archives

Deadline to apply: November 8, 2015. If you know anyone interested in applying these vacant positions, please forward to them. Email at: [email protected]

Job Opening

Posted by New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates on April 8, 2015 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

St. Joseph's Healthcare System is looking to hire a Deaf Adolescent Social Worker in West Trenton. Could you please share this job posting below with your NJBDA members as soon as possible.

Thank You!


Deaf Adolescent Social Worker/Clinician Employment Opportunity (Immediate)

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in Paterson, NJ coordinates a residential program through the NJ Department of Children & Families serving 5 Deaf/hard-of-hearing youth, ages 10-21, located on the grounds of the New Jersey School for the Deaf/Katzenbach in West Trenton.

MSW required, state licensure highly preferred. New Jersey LSW or LCSW license eligibility will be expected. Major responsibilities include the provision of adolescent clinical assessment and treatment services, individual/group therapies, coordination of services, working closely with families and schools. Ability to work well with children who either have psychiatric diagnoses, developmental disabilities or autism spectrum disorders. Strong crisis intervention skills needed. Must be an effective team player interacting with direct care staff. Timely documentation and organizational skills necessary. Needs to be consistently proactive with challenging populations. Full-time position. ASL fluency required.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume/CV (put job title in “subject” field) to: [email protected], or apply online at: EOE M/F/D/V


Federal Hiring Event for People with Disabilities

Posted by New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates on March 29, 2010 at 8:19 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you explored opportunities to work for the Federal government, but were overwhelmed by the application process? Do you want to work in an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion and the talent you offer? Are you interested in a career opportunity with benefits and the potential for career progression? Are you a Veteran with a 30% or more disability rating who wants to extend your service to your Nation? If so, now is the time for you to begin your career of service. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U. S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) are sponsoring a historic day-long Federal Hiring Event for People with Disabilities. Representatives from many agencies will be reviewing resumes prior to the event, and inviting prospective candidates for interviews. UPDATE AS OF MARCH 25, 2010: We are no longer accepting resumes for this event. Please refer to for further opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Aug 24 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday, Sep 6 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, Sep 7 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday, Sep 13 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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