Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for an ASL Interpreter based in Kingston. Reporting to the Manager, Professional Practice, the ASL Interpreter will provide confidential interpreting services between American Sign Language (ASL) and English language users in-person and/or via video in a variety of settings, which include community, medical, mental health, and emergency events.
This is a full-time contract position from May 2021 until May 6, 2022, with working hours of Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
As an active member of the Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI) you hold a 3–4-year post-secondary diploma/degree from an accredited program. You have a minimum of 3 years of interpreting experience combined with excellent language fluency in both ASL and ENG, with the ability to match the diverse language use of consumers. You also take pride in providing exceptional quality service while always maintaining strict confidentiality and following best practices and protocols.
If you are self-motivated, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have extensive understanding of Deaf culture, this may be just the role for you.
CHS is the industry-leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers. We are an Accredited organization and the largest of its kind in North America. Building on its 80-year history and following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive, and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
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In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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