Interpreter – Contracted (Zotung)

12.05.2022 hccgKC Careers
Company: Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 
Location: Wyandotte County (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Successfully promote and support the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas as guided by the Catholic Social Teachings by providing interpretation and translation services to those we serve. EEO.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

• Support refugee and immigration programs through interpretation including but not limited to intakes, case management meetings, employment services meetings, educational programs, benefits consultations, and social service appointments.

• Provide accurate, complete and impartial interpretation services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) clients, family members and Catholic Charities staff.

• Translate relevant social service documents in relevant languages to improve refugee and immigrant integration outcomes.

• Abide by the Interpreter Code of Ethics by maintaining confidentiality and high quality professional interpreter standards.

• Complete and submit interpreter invoices on a monthly basis to supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Demonstrate a passion for the mission of Catholic Charities.

• Must be willing to perform by the agency’s values: love, patience, kindness, faithfulness, self- control and joy.

• Catholic Charities promotes a diverse workforce. Employees are not required to be Catholic, however, employees of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas must understand that they are a visible representative of the Archdiocesan Church and as such will not publicly oppose the teachings of the Catholic Faith nor publicly advocate for any position in conflict with Catholic teaching, or the specific positions of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This requirement includes any public speech, demonstration, or writing including the use of social media or other digital technologies.

• Language proficiency in both the source and target language being interpreted

• Ability to interpret effectively, accurately and impartially

• Strong active listening and communication.

• Punctual

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

• May be exposed to infectious diseases.

• Must have physical ability to effectively communicate with others.

• Language proficiency in both the source and target language being interpreted

Please note:  This position is a contract position, with pay dependent upon experience

Apply Online: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/All/dde15210-4675-4273-9417-3dded7e99ae6


 

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