Interpreters Needed for International Institute of New England
The International Institute of New England (IINE) is a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian relief, education, skills training, job placement, family reunification and pathways to citizenship for 2,000 immigrants and refugees each year. We work in Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire.
IINE is the oldest and second largest resettlement agency in the region and has the largest Central American family reunification program in Greater Boston. More than 500 refugees and immigrants enroll in our education programs annually, and each year we connect hundreds of new Americans to jobs in New England companies.
A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields. We are excited to share the career opportunity below and look forward to receiving your application!
Reports to: Program Director
Status: Non-exempt, On-call
Apply online here: https://iine.org/careers
IINE Interpreters provide interpretation and translation services for staff and clients on an as needed basis. Once hired, Interpreters are added to a database that is updated regularly. When an interpreter or translation services are required, staff contact those individuals in the database that speak the applicable language and arrange a time and space for them to provide those services.
Interpreters are paid $20 per hour.
- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the
- meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, grammar, and history
- Previous translation/interpreter work preferred, but not required
- Experience working with multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and international populations preferred, but not required
- The ability to communicate exactly what is spoken without communicating opinions or tangential thoughts
- Fluency in English and at least one other language
2 Boylston Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
15 Warren Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01852
470 Pine Street, Lower Level
Manchester, NH 03104
Language: Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole
Vocabulary: Business and Community
Company: International Institute of New England
Phone: (617) 695-9990
Assignment Date: 2018-10-11
Location: Boston, MA; Lowell, MA; Manchester, NH
Job Description: Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide interpreting / translating services for employees and other individuals for meetings, interviews, telephone calls, etc. including one-to-one and group settings. • Facilitate communication for clients with limited English proficiency. • Translate orally or in writing all documents presented by staff and/or client. • Participate in related workshops and program activities as needed. • Prepare written translations of instructional and educational materials, correspondence, and forms when appropriate for use by the staff, clients, and other individuals. • Review translated material for accuracy of meaning, grammar and syntax. • Answer inquiries from staff, clients, and other individuals as appropriate. • Interpret and explain words and phrases for meaning and appropriateness. • Relay the style and tone of the original language and render spoken messages accurately, quickly, and clearly. Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.