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ORGANIZATION: Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency (DCARA)

  • 1 person is interested

Are you passionate about making a difference in the Deaf community? Join our team at DCARA.org as a board member and help shape the future of our organization.

Serve a fulfilling 3-year term on the board
Attend a minimum of four events per year to stay engaged.

Gain valuable leadership experience.
Contribute to meaningful initiatives.
Network with like-minded individuals.

How to Apply:
Visit DCARA.org to submit your application today!

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About Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency (DCARA)


14895 E 14th St, Suite 200, 14895 E 14th St #200, San Leandro, CA 94578, US

Mission Statement

"DCARA's mission is to promote self-determination, independence, and celebration of American Sign Language among a diverse Deaf community, regardless of their communication background, through its services and programs."

In order to accomplish this, DCARA provides its clients and communities with the resources, access and counseling services they need to make independent decisions in a variety of situations. In addition, DCARA provides the hearing community with information about the Deaf community and working and living with persons who are Deaf, Deaf-blind, Deafened and hard of hearing, as well as collaborating with other agencies to ensure that their services are more accessible to population that DCARA serves.


DCARA has 10 offices in the Greater Bay Area.

DCARA was established in 1962 by a group of deaf leaders in Berkeley. It is the oldest deaf-controlled agency in the nation and serves as a role model for other deaf service agencies. In 1978 , DCARA was part of a demonstration project to determine if deaf services are more effectively provided by deaf staffed and controlled agencies. The answer was a resounding "Yes." From its grass roots origin, DCARA has become the largest deaf service agency in Northern California, and has serviced the community from 15 sites in the coastal area from Santa Cruz, to the San Francisco Bay area, to the Oregon border.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Board Development, People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


14895 E 14th St #200San Leandro, CA 94578



  • Financial Auditing
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5/hr a month.

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