Company: International Rescue Committee
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Requisition ID: req19787
Job Title: Interpreter I
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Partl-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Missoula, MT USA
The Interpreter provides in-person and/or remote interpretation to
facilitate, with accuracy, impartiality, and confidentiality, the
language needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals and
their service providers. Activities include providing professional
interpretation services, use of software to track assignments, and
occasional trainings and assessments. Responsibilities include, but
are not limited to:
- Provide accurate, impartial, and confidential interpretation to
LEP individuals and service providers in a variety of settings,
including clinics, hospitals, schools, community-based
organizations, and government agencies.
- Services may be rendered in-person, via telephone,
videoconference, or other virtual means.
- Track assignments and work hours within designated
- Participate in trainings and assessments.
- May support special projects and initiatives.
- Other duties as assigned.QualificationsEducation and
- High school diploma strongly preferred.
- Interpretation certification preferred.Work Experience:
- Relevant professional interpretation experience preferred.
- Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations
strongly preferred.Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:
- Cultural sensitivity; ability to build trust with clients,
colleagues, and partners.Proficient in English, both spoken and
- Spoken proficiency in language(s) spoken by client group is
required; including but not limited to Spanish, French, Arabic,
Burmese (Chin, Matu, Rohingya, Karen, Karenni, Tedim), Kirundi,
Kinyarwanda, Somali, Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Swahili, Amharic,
Tigrinya, Nepali, Russian, Kunama, Afar, Sango, Dinka, Lingala,
Oromo, Kurdish, Vietnamese, Korean, Urdu, and Hindi
- .Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
- Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office).
- Reliable transportation to appointment locations.
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