Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 19.24
Organization's Mission: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC is at work today in more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities. The IRC’s Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI) department creates opportunities for refugees and other vulnerable migrants to survive and thrive in the US. RAI serves nearly 50,000 individuals each year in the US through a diverse portfolio of programs aimed at achieving outcomes in five impact areas: Health, Safety, Economic Wellbeing, Education, and Power.

IRC's immigration legal services program serves more than 14,000 individuals in 23 sites throughout the U.S. each year, providing accessible and critical legal representation and advice to immigrants and their families to acquire the highest level of immigration status available, keep families together, access their full rights, and successfully integrate in th
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Position Summary: The Arabic Interpreter provides in-person and/or remote interpretation to facilitate, with accuracy, impartiality, and confidentiality, the language needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals and their service providers. Activities include providing professional interpretation services, use of software to track assignments, and occasional trainings and assessments. As part of the interpretation team, interpreters will receive structured professional development support and exposure to all program areas within IRC SLC. The interpreter will work on average 10/15 hours weekly and no more than 18.5 hours per week.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide accurate, impartial, and confidential interpretation to LEP individuals and service providers in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Services may be rendered in-person, via telephone, videoconference, or other virtual means.
Assist clients in filling out a variety of forms for program eligibility, school enrollments/waivers, registration and medical history, and legal paperwork.
Track assignments and work hours within designated software.
Participate in trainings and assessments.
May require providing transportation of clients to appointments.
Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency.
May support special projects and initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: Education and Certifications:

High school diploma strongly preferred.
Successfully complete Bridging the Gap Medical Training at IRC within six months of employment (if haven’t already).
Ability to translate written materials is a plus, but not a requirement.
Work Experience:
Relevant professional interpretation experience preferred.
Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations strongly preferred.
Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality. Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives.
Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.
Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in language(s) spoken by client group is desired.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.
Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
How to Apply: Though IRC site
Location: 221 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84110

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Contact: Farah Al-Hamdani
Email: Farah.Al-hamdani@rescue.org
Phone: 8013281091