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Found in Translation | Dorchester, MA
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Found in Translation


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Published 10 days ago

January 31, 2020
$33,280 - $37,440Starting salary ranges between $33,280.00- $35,360/year.

Found in Translation was founded in 2011 in order to create opportunity at the intersection of two social problems: health access disparities and economic inequality across race, gender, and ethnicity. Through education and supportive services, we connect top talent in low-income communities with well-paying jobs in one of the fastest-growing fields in the US. Our Medical Interpreter Certificate training and job placement program supports our two-fold mission:

  • To give low-income bilingual women an opportunity to achieve economic security through the use of their language skills
  • To unleash bilingual talent into the workforce to fight racial, ethnic, and linguistic disparities in health care

Summary

The Program Assistant will provide administrative and logistical support to ensure smooth operation of Found in Translation’s Language Access Fellowship program. This is a full time, hourly position (​40 hours a week) that reports to the Program Manager and Career Advancement Manager. The work setting is a small, shared, office in a fast-paced environment. Evening and weekend availability is required.    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with logistics of program coordination and event planning, including reserving space and ensuring adequate course materials and other supplies are provided for program participants
  • Organize and maintain program materials and data
  • Respond to routine phone, email and written communications
  • Keep and create calendars of events/meetings/due dates
  • Track and facilitate payments for staff and participants
  • Prepare a draft of weekly Jobs Digest that will be issued to Found in Translation alumnae (training provided)
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection process for the Medical Interpreter Certificate training
  • Travel as necessary between headquarters and offsite program locations, assists with materials transport 

Qualifications

  • Genuine resonance with and commitment to our mission
  • Previous successful administrative experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Google Docs/Google Apps and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team

Found in Translation was founded in 2011 in order to create opportunity at the intersection of two social problems: health access disparities and economic inequality across race, gender, and ethnicity. Through education and supportive…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Competitive benefits package includes 11 paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO, health insurance, 401(k), and more.

Competitive benefits package includes 11 paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO, health insurance, 401(k), and more.

How to Apply

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Lynch at kelly@found-in-translation.org by January 31st.

Found in Translation is committed to building a culturally diverse staff to represent the populations we serve. People of color, women, immigrants, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Lynch at kelly@found-in-translation.org by January 31st.

Found in Translation is committed to building a…

Location

1532B Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122

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