Sign Language Interpreter in Chicago Heights, IL
ProCare Therapy is seeking a skilled Sign Language Interpreter in the Chicago Heights, Illinois area to join our team. You will need to possess strong language skills in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English to effectively convey messages and accurately interpret conversations. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
- Full-time, 35 hours per week
- 08/07/2023 - 05/24/2024
- Special education co-op
- Work in a one on one capacity with a special needs student who is not proficient in sign language yet, is cognitively disabled
- Interpret spoken language into ASL for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, and vice versa
- Facilitate communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and hearing individuals in various settings, such as meetings, conferences, and events
- Maintain strict confidentiality and impartiality during interpreting assignments
- Possess knowledge of and adhere to the Code of Professional Conduct established by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
- Continuously develop and enhance interpreting skills and knowledge through ongoing training and professional development
- Bachelor's degree in ASL or Education Interpreting
- Certification by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
- Certification via the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), 3.5 or higher
- Possess a National Interpreter Certification (NIC)
- Must have a PEL
- Strong fluency in ASL and English
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Pay and Benefits:
- Negotiable hourly rate
- Health, Dental, Vision, and 401(k) with a 6% match
- Advisory team available
- 10-15 minute screening call with a ProCare Therapy Recruiter
- 20-30 Minute virtual interview directly with the school district
- Offer is typically within 24 hours of the virtual interview
For more information about this position, e-mail or call, 770-212-9574, [email protected]. To expedite the process email your resume with references, interview availability, and a copy of your license.
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