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ACCS - Sign Language Interpreter (8 Hours)

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

ACCS - Sign Language Interpreter (8 Hours)US-MA-WorcesterJob ID: 2024-9161Type: Regular Part-Time# of Openings: 1Category: OtherACCS AdministrationOverviewAt Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL. At Open Sky, you'll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond. As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives. Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today! Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training OpportunitiesGenerous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan403b Retirement Plan with Employer MatchLife Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program And more! Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status. PM24ResponsibilitiesAdult Community Clinical Services is a Department of Mental Health funded service that is designed to deliver evidence-based interventions within a clinically focused model. Individuals served are diagnosed with mental illness or dual diagnosis and reside in their own homes, apartments, or in group living environments. Our services focus on helping people transition to a more independent environment while maximizing their natural supports by building skills and achieving personal goals. The teams are tight knit, supportive and multidisciplinary. Open Sky's talented clinicians, substance use counselors, nurses, peer staff, housing counselors, outreach counselors, and direct care staff provide quality, compassionate care to individuals served. The Sign Language Interpreter will provide ASL interpretation to support the ACCS team in providing services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals receiving services from ACCS. This position will enable communication between the deaf and hearing staff and between deaf individuals and hearing staff. This position supports the Leominster and Worcester regions and requires travel to programs of these areas. Other Key responsibilities:Interpreting in person and virtual staff trainings, meetings among staff members and team meetings between individuals served by the program and members of our integrated team. Interpreting for small group gatherings between individuals served and staff and for clinical assessments between individuals served and clinical staff members.Traveling to individual's homes or locations in the community on occasion to interpret between hearing staff and Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing individuals served.Working in collaboration with external interpreters for assignments requiring a second interpreter.Providing education to trainers and meeting leaders regarding providing a deaf-friendly atmosphere at the beginning of each training or meeting.QualificationsHigh School Diploma, GED or equivalent, required. Current National Interpreter Certification (NIC) from the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and 2 years of ASL interpreting, required.Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record, required.Reliability, willingness to learn, and being open to new opportunities.Compensation details: 29.65 Hourly WagePIa2c82aa025a7-25660-34347864

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Worcester , ACCS - Sign Language Interpreter (8 Hours), Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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