Remote Bilingual (Spanish) Sign Language Interpreter Needed

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Remote Bilingual (Spanish) Sign Language Interpreter Needed | Wisconsin

We are currently seeking a skilled and dedicated Virtual Sign Language Interpreter to join our team. In this role, you will facilitate effective communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and hearing individuals in a variety of settings. As a virtual interpreter, you will provide remote interpretation services using video conferencing platforms, enabling seamless communication and equal access to information for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct virtual sign language interpretation sessions, enabling effective communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and hearing individuals.
  • Interpret spoken language into American Sign Language (ASL) and vice versa, ensuring accuracy and clarity.
  • Provide sign language interpretation in various settings, including educational, medical, legal, and community environments.
  • Adapt signing style and techniques to accommodate the unique needs and preferences of individual clients.
  • Facilitate understanding and cultural awareness between deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and hearing individuals.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to professional ethics and standards.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients to ensure smooth interpretation services and address any concerns or challenges.
  • Stay updated on sign language interpreting trends, advancements, and best practices.

Qualifications:

  • Certification from a recognized sign language interpreting program.
  • Minimum of 3.3 EIPA
  • Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
  • Extensive experience in sign language interpretation in various settings.
  • Familiarity with virtual interpreting platforms and video conferencing tools.
  • Strong understanding of deaf culture, communication methods, and linguistic variations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Professionalism, adaptability, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

If you have any questions or would like to jump start the process, please reach out to Caroline Clark at [email protected]

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