Translators: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Grant
For immediate hire! This is a Boston Public Health Commission grant funded and will begin June 2021 until August 2021. Application deadline is fast approaching---apply by June 4th!
Translators needed in the following languages: Arabic, Somali, Hindi/Urdu, Bengali, Mandarin, and Indonesian
The Translator will work as part of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Project. This is a grant funded, temporary position awarded by the Boston Public Health Commission. The purpose of the grant is to increase vaccine access and awareness to communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center grant activities will focus on culturally competent public education to build confidence in the vaccination process; direct in-person outreach via appointment-setting; and wraparound support to increase vaccine access for immigrants, and Black/African Americans in Roxbury and Dorchester over the course of the summer 2021.
The Translator will translate vaccine public awareness material to be published online and print. This includes translating vaccine information for appointments and public awareness education on-site at ISBCC and field visits if needed.
The Somali Interpreter should have strong Somali language experience, certification preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills, and be able to work within a team.
Familiarity and passion in public health communication, and COVID-19 vaccine equity efforts a plus. Cultural competency strongly preferred.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Be fully bilingual in English and Selected Language.
Translator Experience or Certification preferred.
Must be able to adhere to deadlines/be timely.
Availability during evenings and weekends if needed.