Interpreter II (Haitian Creole)

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Provide accurate, impartial, and confidential interpretation to IRC staff serving LEP individuals at the IRC office as well as external locations such as client homes, hospitals, schools, employment locations and government agencies. Services may be rendered in-person, via telephone, videoconference, or other virtual means. - Track assignments and work hours within designated software. - Participate in trainings and assessments. - Translate simple documents and messages for staff. - May support special projects and initiatives. - Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education and Certifications:

- High school diploma strongly preferred. - Candidates will be required to complete IRC’s online training for Community Interpreters within two weeks of hire.

Work Experience:

- Relevant professional interpretation experience preferred. - Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations strongly preferred.

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

- Language proficiency, spoken and written in Haitian Creole, French and Spanish required, based on administered proficiency test. - Proficient in English, both spoken and written. - Cultural sensitivity: ability to build trust with clients, colleagues, and partners. - Attention to detail and accuracy in work product. - Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office). - Reliable transportation to appointment locations.

Working Environment:

- A combination of standard office environment and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities. - May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

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