International Rescue Committee San Diego: Interpreter
Location: San Diego, CA
If anyone knows graduated students or community members that are FLUENT in English and other language (Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish, or other refugee languages) IRC is looking to hire interpreters for regularly scheduled trainings and in the classroom.
Under the supervision of the Finance and Operations Coordinator, the Interpreter will provide interpretation to IRC San Diego clients who possess limited proficiency in English.
- Provide interpretation in Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish, or other refugee languages during regularly scheduled trainings and in the classroom,
- Provide one-on-one technical assistance sessions to eligible participants with limited English proficiency
- Provide clerical support and assist participants to complete basic forms
- Support training staff with outreach efforts
- Assist training staff with other tasks as assigned
Skills and Abilities: Fluency in English and at least one of the following languages required: Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish or other refugee languages
Education: Education in linguistics or related field and/or evidence of training in interpretation techniques strongly desired
Experience: Prior experience providing interpretive services strongly desired
Other: Must be a team player. Some local travel required (must have valid CA Driver License and automobile insurance).
Communities demand immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, protects workers’ rights, promotes family unity, and stops the militarization of border communities.
Take a stand and march with your community…
Begin: 6th Avenue and Laurel Street, Balboa Park
South on 6th Avenue
West on Broadway
North on India Street
West on Ash Street
North on Pacific Hwy until you reach the County Administration Building
The march is approximately 2.37 miles. Please bring plenty of water and sun protectant, as the temperature is expected to be in the low 80s.
Maricar is the point person for this event, and he will be carrying our banner. Please contact him if you are interested in attending.
To the friends and allies of border communities,
Congressional Rep. Duncan Hunter, is having a Town Hall on Thursday, August 22 in his district in San Diego.
Today, the San Diego Table on Immigration Policy would like to bring to his attention that we do not want the militarization of southern border communities as part of immigration reform.
Please take part in this online action today in support of San Diego border residents and families.
Here are some tweets and images you are welcome to post:
Upload this image, Image1.jpg, and tweet this message:
@Rep_Hunter San Diego communities do not want to be militarized! Will you stand with us? #WeAretheBorder
Upload this image, Image2.jpg, and tweet this message:
@Rep_Hunter Do you agree we should #revitalizenotmilitarize San Diego border communities? #WeAretheBorder
Upload this image, Image3.jpg, and tweet this message:
@Rep-Hunter Do you agree we should have ACCOUNTABILITY and OVERSIGHT over #BorderPatrol? #WeAretheBorder #RevitalizeNotMilitarize
If any of this is too difficult to do, simply search for #WeAretheBorder in the Twitter search engine and retweet someone else’s message. The more posts and the more retweets we can do, the more we can push this online conversation into public light.
Please share this with your friends and contacts and please be courteous with your online conversations. To download the images, please click here.