ASL Interpreter Position In-person

In-Person ASL Interpreter

Location: St. Louis, MO (USA)

Position Type: Part-time / On-call


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The in-person ASL Interpreter is responsible for facilitating interpretation sessions in a professional, focused manner 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.



  • Flexible schedule
  • Company-paid professional interpreter training
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional growth



$25 – $37* per hour



  • Provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing customers in a variety ofsettings at local on-site locations
  • Demonstrate quality American Sign Language as well as spoken English skills
  • Knowledge of industry-specific terminology, referencing glossaries and training materials, including scripts provided by our clients
  • Ability to concentrate and to stay detached from the conversation, remaining neutral and objective at all times and following client’s instructions closely
  • Facilitate many kinds of conversations – emergencies, medical procedures, legal situations
  • Demonstrate full compliance with LAMP standards and policies, and the Code of Ethics
  • Maintain professional standards by attending continuing education trainings to maintain the highest standards for delivery of service
  • Handle conference calls when on-site interpreting is not necessary
  • 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
  • Complete timesheets with accurate hours and mileage for each appointment



  • RID/MO-RID Certified or currently seeking to
    complete an interpreting certification program  
  • Formal interpreter training, coursework in Deaf Education
  • Familiar with Deaf culture
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills 
  • Exude extreme professionalism through appearance, attitude, punctuality and posture
  • Eligibility to work for any U.S. employer
  • Work experience in language-related fields such as teaching, language assessment, translation or interpretation preferred
  • Experience in relevant areas other than interpretation (e.g. healthcare, legal) is a plus



  • Will need reliable transportation
  • Willing to do screening including TB test, drug test,and FBI background check
  • Complete Immunization Records
  • LAMP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer
  • The hiring process will include written and audio language assessments



Will work on establishing a communication link between individuals communicating with American Sign Language (ASL) and non-signing health care and social service providers by providing direct interpretation that preserves the verbal and emotional content of the speaker’s statements. This person will also address cultural and social issues that may impact care and service and provide both parties with information needed to ensure complete understanding.



Well-organized professional, with the ability to multi-task.  Must have the ability to work well with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds and must be comfortable working in demanding situations.


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*Hourly rates are ultimately decided upon review of experience, linguistic skills test, language demand, and location hired.


Posted: 08/18/23

Language Pair: American Sign Language (ASL) / English



About us

Our interpreting and translation work makes a wealth of necessary services accessible to both Limited English Proficient (LEP), deaf, and hard-of-hearing individuals. These services, along with our additional education and training opportunities, strengthen the capacity of other organizations to meet the needs of the diverse populations they serve. The partnerships we provide together with local institutions are life-giving and, in some circumstances, life-saving.


LAMP is a nonprofit organization and part of Catholic Charities Foundation of St. Louis. Proudly serving our region by providing high-quality, professional language access services for more than 25 years. Learn more about our history and work on our about us page.