Requisition ID: req20524
Job Title: Spanish Interpreter
Employment Category: Occasional
Employment Type: Part-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Abilene, TX USA
Job Overview/Summary: The Interpreter will support programs across the office during in office and with external appointments. The interpreter will also provide written translations, and support the front desk during open office hours.
Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Providing interpretation in Spanish
Providing IRC staff with interpretation support as they work with clients both in one-on-one and group settings.
Attending job interviews, orientations, and other appointments with clients and interpreting important information into the client's native language.
Translate information to disseminate to the larger refugee community
Strict adherence to IRC Code of Conduct for Interpreters
Other tasks as assigned.
Fluency in both written and spoken English and in Spanish. Applicants will be tested for language proficiency prior to hiring.
Education in linguistics or related field and/or evidence of training in interpretation techniques a plus.
Prior experience providing interpretive services strongly desired.
Must be a team player, detail oriented, patient, professional, and reliable.
Available for work assignments during regular business hours. Evening and weekend availability a strong plus.
Applicants must go through a 16 hour interpreter training
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.