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Job Title: Staff Interpreter

Position Type: Full time, 9am – 5pm, 37.5 hours per week

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

  • Proficient in ASL and communicating fluently between English and ASL
  • Responsible for completing interpreting assignments in a variety of settings in the WNY community
  • Member of Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf, in good standing
  • Maintain confidentiality and abide by the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain current skills and knowledge of industry trends & changes
  • In the event that scheduling needs additional support, this position may assist in the coordination/scheduling of ASL services
  • Position is supervised by the Director of Interpreting Services

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Sensitivity and experience working with diverse cultural communities and individuals
  • Work well independently and as a team
  • Significant knowledge of Deaf & Deaf-Blind Culture and Communities and the Sign Language Interpreting Community, Code of Professional Conduct and Best Practices
  • Effective and culturally competent ASL & English interpreting skills (may be required to complete a screening)
  • Minimum Associates degree in ASL/English Interpreting or 5 years experience
  • Office, administrative, phone, and computer skills

Deaf Access Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants are asked to respond via email to: Office@wnydas.org or via USPS to:

Deaf Access Services, 2495 Main Street, Suite 446, Buffalo, NY 14214

 No phone inquiries please.

All submissions must be received by Friday, September 21, 2018.

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Help is needed for the refugee and job training program.

We need help getting individuals to appointments and mentoring. We are also looking for Deaf parents

experienced in navigating the education system and parenting life.

Contact our office today!

Phone: (716)833-1637

Email: CLoPresti@wnydas.org

 

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