Japanese Translator

Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy & Autism Services - Yonkers, NY

Full-time
Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services of New York believes that early intervention services make a difference. Achieve Beyond provides pediatric therapy services to children and students ages 0-21, aiding each child to reach their full potential through education, therapy, and family support services in over 30 different languages. Achieve Beyond provides services throughout all the 5 boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley Region. We offer initial screenings, parent or school consultations and comprehensive evaluations. Our professional and licensed staff is committed to serving special needs children with physical and developmental disabilities/delays. Services are provided in home, clinic, or community environments. We are currently seeking translators for various languages to assist with pediatric evaluations in the native language of the families.

Job Location: Westchester County

Job Title: Translator

This is a fee for service role as needed for our Early Intervention Program, Preschool Program and School Age Program.

Responsibilities:
The translator is responsible for scheduling the Evaluation appointments with the family according to the schedules of all parties.

The translator will act as an oral interpreter for the evaluator to facilitate communication with family and child throughout the evaluation process. Written translation may also be necessary.

Requirements:
Fluent in Japanese

Prior translation experience strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to travel to and from assigned cases including but not limited to driving personal vehicle, walking, and/or use of public transportation such as a bus or train.
The ability to climb and descend staircases
The ability to lift 10 pounds regularly
The ability to sit on the floor, kneel, and/ or crawl for extended periods

Compensation will be discussed during the interview process.