Interpreter/Translators

$18.00 hourly
  • Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
  • Nov 06, 2019
Part time Case Management Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Lutheran Family Services is currently seeking on-call interpreter/translators for our Global Language Services program in the following Languages: Arabic, Chin, Chinese, Dinka, Farsi, Kurdish, Oromo, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Karen, Nepali, Swahili, Somali, Dari/Pashto, Karinni, Burmese, Nuer, Spanish, and American Sign Language. 
The Global Language Services (GLS) program at Lutheran Family Services provides language interpretation and translation services in Omaha, Lincoln and surrounding communities. LFS Interpreters serve as language and cultural brokers for new populations that have limited English proficiency and community partners that provide needed services. Community partners include Nebraska DHHS, Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare Professional Partners Program, PromiseShip, Boys Town, Immanuel Pathways PACE Program, Connections at Project Harmony, City of Omaha, and Douglas County Health Department.
Interpreters are needed on an on-call basis to provide oral interpretation services to LFS and community partner’s clients to facilitate access to needed services such as, but not limited to: educational training, job interviews, refugee resettlement, medical , legal, and social services, substance abuse/mental health, and other related needs.
Translators are needed to provide written translation services for documents including but not limited to: educational brochures or plans, birth certificates, marriage licenses, behavioral health informational sheets, and pamphlets for community projects.
GLS Interpreters adhere to Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for professional interpreters and translators. GLS is a corporate member of Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters (NATI).
Why should you become an LFS Interpreter? Flexible schedulingCompetitive wagesMileage reimbursementTraining and skill development opportunities providedPerformance evaluations and merit increasesSupport from interpretation team and organizationBe part of a rapidly growing career fieldPosition pays $18

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship or lawfully authorized to work in the United States
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Bilingual in English and another language
  • Dependable and reliable transportation
  • Familiarity with email process, smart phones, and mobile apps
  • Driver’s license, good driving record, and current insurance
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible with scheduling time regarding evenings and weekends
  • Commitment to the mission of Lutheran Family Services

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes