Title: Staff Interpreter
Location: Lower Mainland, BC
Position Status: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Reports to: Manager, Accessible Communication Services
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The Staff Interpreter is responsible for providing community ASL interpreting services for the Accessible Communication Services department, as well as supporting the department where necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
ABOUT YOU, THE CANDIDATE
Education and Experience:
Must be a graduate of a recognized Interpreter Training Program and have a minimum of 3 years interpreting experience.
ABOUT WAVEFRONT CENTRE FOR COMMUNICATION ACCESSIBILITY
Established in 1956 and trusted for over 67 years, Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility (operating name for Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing) is a BC based, charitable non-profit organization. Wavefront Centre serves over 16,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing clients each year by delivering innovative services in the areas of Audiology, Counselling, Seniors Outreach, Accessible Communication Services and Communication Devices to help clients achieve full communication accessibility.
Hours of work:
The typical hours of work are 9:00am to 5:00pm (negotiable), Monday to Friday, flexibility is required. Incumbents may be asked to work evenings or weekends from time to time.
In order to do all we can to ensure the safety of our staff and clients, Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility requires that everyone working within our organization be fully vaccinated (COVID-19) unless they have an exemption for accommodation pursuant to the BC Human Rights Code. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:
Wavefront Centre is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for interviews upon request.
Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF, along with a list of references and include the job title in the subject field.
Application Deadline: The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
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