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Interpreter/Translator - Somali

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Function:


Assist and provide translation and interpretation services to LFS clients to facilitate access to needed services such as educational training, medical, child care, transportation, substance abuse/mental health, and other related needs.


Essential Job Duties:
• Provide translation and interpretation as requested to fulfill needs of LFS clients. 
• Provide LFS clients with an awareness of U.S. cultural expectations and requirements as appropriate.
• Treat all LFS staff, clients, and volunteers with respect.
• Keep all clients names and information and other organization information confidential.
• Guard client confidentiality in waiting areas and during phone contact.
• Conduct LFS appointments in a timely manner. 
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
• U.S. Citizen or lawfully authorized to work in the United States
• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
• Bilingual in English and another language
• Have reliable transportation to and from work site
• Driver’s license, good driving record, and current insurance
• Work well in a multi-cultural environment
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Flexibility to meet the constant changing environment
• Must be flexible to scheduling time regarding evenings and weekends

Job Details

Date Posted November 22, 2017
Date Closes February 24, 2018
Address Various
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Community Services
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $18.00
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours < 15 hours per week
Desired Secondary Language Skill Somali
SOC Category 27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators
Zipcode 68105
Name Human Resources
Address 124 S 24th St. Suite 220
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
FAX 402-978-5660

This job requires the following skills

  • Written English
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability