American Sign Language (ASL)

Remote Interpreter

 

Location: Remote (Missouri)

 

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Position summary

As a remote interpreter for LAMP’s network of independently contracted interpreters you are responsible for handling video calls on-demand and facilitating language communication for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Signing Community in a variety of settings, including medical, legal, and customer service.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provide effective video remote interpreting
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Adhere to Code of Professional Conduct, including maintaining strict standards of confidentiality
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, including professional interpretation protocols and industry-specific best practices
  • Complete training(s) and participate in ongoing Quality Assurance monitoring

 

 

SKILLS & ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN JOB

  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Comfortable working in demanding situations.
  • High speed internet connection, preferably through a directly connected Ethernet cable
  • An interpreting space that is quiet, secure, and free from outside noises/distractions

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 – 2 years of translating or interpreting experience required.
  • Experience working in a hospital or medical setting is strongly preferred.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION(S):

  • 3 years of interpreting experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a hospital or medical setting is strongly preferred
  • Current MICS, BEI, OR RID certification
  • Eligibility to work for any U.S. employer

 

VRI TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

PC Minimum Requirements

  • High speed internet ( 10 Mbps Download / 5 Mbps Upload)
  • Windows 10 or higher
  • AMD A8 or Intel Core i5 or faster
  • 4GB RAM

 MAC Minimum Requirements

  • High speed internet (10 Mbps Download / 5 Mbps Upload) 
  • Mac with Intel Core i5(5th Gen)
  • MacOS High Sierra 10.13 or higher
  • 4GB RAM
  • 40GB hard drive space Latest Safari / Chrome and Apple software updates

Recommended Webcams

  • Logitech WebCam® C505 / Anker PowerConf C200 or better (must have MAC compatible version if using MAC)
  • Internal iSight

Recommended USB Headset

  • Logitech USB HEADSET H570e / Poly C3225 USB or better
  • NO Bluetooth or wireless headsets accepted

Backdrop

  • Blue/green backdrop wide enough to cover camera field

Room Illumination

  • Must be in a well-lit, private space for assignments (will test for optimized lighting)

 

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Posted: 07/08/24

Position Type: Part-time/On-call

 

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.