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Interpreter I- Burmese


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Dallas
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date:

Job Overview/Summary: Under the direction of the Interpreter Coordinator, the Interpreter will provide interpretation and/or translation services for refugees attending meetings at the IRC Dallas office and appointments in the community. In-house services include interpreting for assessments, cultural orientations, program enrollments, financial literacy courses, job readiness trainings, school enrollments, health appointments, mental health counselling, and other activities. This position is “Occasional” meaning on an on-call basis with variable hours. Interpreters must have reliable transportation and be punctual.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Interpret for staff and clients in the Burmese language

·       Provide staff with interpretation support as they work with clients in both one-on-one and group settings

·       Attend appointments (e.g. health or school related), job interviews, orientations, and other relevant appointments with clients, interpreting important information into the client’s native language

·       Track and log the number of hours worked

·       Adhere strictly to the IRC Code of Conduct for Interpreters

·       Translate written documents or assessments as needed

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