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Sign Language Interpreter


  • LAMP
  • 08/10/20
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • 63119
  • Rates vary based on contract and experience / Yearly
  • Part-Time
OUR MISSION
LAMP is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in society decreasing linguistic and cultural barriers for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and the deaf and Hard of Hearing Individual (HOH) seeking healthcare, legal, education and support services.

LAMP is a language interpreting and translation agency based in St. Louis, with additional operations throughout Missouri and Illinois. We provide interpreting services to hospitals, clinics, legal, business and support service environments.

This is an as-needed position to provide ASL interpreting services at various assignments across Missouri and Illinois, especially in Kansas City; St. Louis, MO; Springfield, MO. Interpreters will be under the supervision of the ASL Coordinator. Must be fluent in American Sign Language and spoken English.

Rates vary based on contract and experience. Highly credentialed interpreters can negotiate other rates.

POSITION SUMMARY
An Interpreter is responsible for facilitating interpretation sessions in a professional, focused manner and utilizing the necessary equipment to provide accurate and complete interpretation. Interpreters must possess and maintain a high level of skill, proficiency, and professionalism in interpreting. Due to the sensitive nature of much of the information processed during an interpretation session, a high degree of integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing customers in a variety of settings at local on-site locations
Demonstrate quality American Sign Language and spoken English skills
Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with team
Work effectively with minimal supervision
Demonstrate full compliance with LAMP standards and policies, and the Code of Ethics
Maintain professional standards by attending continuing education training maintain the highest standards for delivery of service.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Formal interpreter training, coursework in Deaf Education
RID/MO-RID Certified or currently seeking to complete an interpreting certification program
Experience working in highly structured and formalized settings
Familiar with Deaf culture
Exude extreme professionalism through appearance, attitude, punctuality and posture
Eligibility to work for any U.S. employer
Experience in relevant areas other than interpretation (e.g. healthcare, legal) is a plus
Willing to do screening including: TB test, drug test, and FBI background check
Complete Immunization Records
Will need reliable transportation
Turn in client worksheets within 24 hours of appointment.


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