Interpreter - Cincinnati & N. Kentucky
Join our team of professional interpreters at Vocalink Language Services! Vocalink is hiring interpreters of a variety of languages to assist in bridging language gaps in our communities between providers and Limited English Speaking clients and patients. We provide part-time employment, training, continued education, and additional resources to support you in building a successful career in interpreting.
As an interpreter with Vocalink, you have the ability to create your own schedule. You choose which appointments you wish to take; as many or as few as you like! The hourly rate is based on qualifications and experience.
Formal or informal interpreting experience.
Excellent communication skills: Fluency in native language and have near-native fluency in English; medical/legal terminology preferred.
Ability to construct connected oral discourse in English and target language that effectively communicates a message.
Successfully complete both verbal and written assessments in native language.
Complete New Interpreter Orientation.
Authorization to work in the USA, documentation of immunizations/vaccinations, along with current drug screen.
Face-to-face, consecutive mode of interpretation required for assignments in a medical, social service or business environment.
Ability to interpret without adding, changing or omitting anything to the meaning of what is stated.
Maintain and improve interpreting skills through professional training and/or education in interpreting.
Interpreters have a two-fold role:
1) To ensure that interpretation events reflect precisely what was said by persons of limited English proficiency.
2) To place persons of Limited English proficiency on an equal level with persons who understand English.