Dari Interpreter - Tenders Global

Dari Interpreter

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  • Posted 7 months ago

International Rescue Committee

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Requisition ID: req47214

Job Title: Dari Interpreter

Sector: Interpretation

Employment Category: Occasional

Employment Type: Part-Time

Compensation: USD 19.24 – 19.24 Hourly

Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

Job Description

Job Overview: The Dari Interpreter provides in-person and/or remote interpretation to facilitate, with accuracy, impartiality, and confidentiality, the language needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals and their service providers. Activities include providing professional interpretation services, use of software to track assignments, and occasional trainings and assessments. As part of the interpretation team, interpreters will receive structured professional development support and exposure to all program areas within IRC SLC. The interpreter will work on average 10/15 hours weekly and no more than 18.5 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide accurate, impartial, and confidential interpretation to LEP individuals and service providers in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Services may be rendered in-person, via telephone, videoconference, or other virtual means.
  • Assist clients in filling out a variety of forms for program eligibility, school enrollments/waivers, registration and medical history, and legal paperwork.
  • Track assignments and work hours within designated software.
  • Participate in trainings and assessments.
  • May require providing transportation of clients to appointments.
  • Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency.
  • May support special projects and initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education and Certifications:

  • High school diploma strongly preferred.
  • Successfully complete Bridging the Gap Medical Training (if havent already).
  • Ability to translate written materials is a plus, but not a requirement.

Work Experience:

  • Relevant professional interpretation experience preferred.
  • Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations strongly preferred.

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

  • Cultural sensitivity: ability to build trust with clients, colleagues, and partners.
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written.
  • Spoken proficiency in Dari.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Reliable transportation to appointment locations.

Working Environment:

  • A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and field time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.
  • May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.


Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles. 


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