Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Refugee and Immigrant Services
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Occasional

LSI seeks part-time occasional Interpreters to serve clients within our Refugee and Immigrant Services program in the Des Moines area. Hours and shifts will vary, with no guaranteed number of hours each week.

We are currently seeking Interpreters in the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, Kunama, Tigrinya, Karen, Karenni and Burmese languages.

DUTIES

Interpreters provide direct interpretation and translation services between users of different languages. Interpret conversations in person or over the phone, and translate documents and forms. Interpreters must communicate effectively with clients, community partners, volunteers, and staff to ensure high and efficient quality of service to clients. Our Interpreters uphold interpretation ethics and guidelines.

Length of position assignment may depend on the changing language needs of the program.


QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma/equivalent and 1 year of experience interpreting in the refugee community. Qualified applicants will be fluent in English and one of the languages listed above.

This position prefers a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

It's their life. It's your career.

Make a difference in both at LSI!

Lutheran Services in Iowa
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