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MHPSS Ukrainian Interpreter(s)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • Charities Jobs (non-profit organization)

Description

  • To interpret during individual and group counselling sessions, as well as psycho-education activities. Interpretation for the individual sessions might also be provided remotely (phone or online).
  • Assist in communication between IRC staff, other staff, beneficiaries and/ or any other relevant parties
  • Assist in documentation and referrals
  • Assist in collection of information and data and case identification
  • Assist in planning and conducting visits at sites (, urban settings, collective accommodations and any other place where the team is operating)
  • Support MHPSS activities wherever they take place
  • Conducting administrative duties as required

Specific Requirements

  • High school degree with minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interpretation, social sciences, or equivalent combination of education and work experience is an asset.
  • Experience working at international development programs highly desirable
  • Experience in translation/ interpretation services
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) in Ukrainian, knowledge of Russian is an asset, and ability to interpret and translate into English/Greek and vice versa
  • Ability to interpret via phone
  • Understanding and sensitivity to the needs of people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability and composure to deal with crises and stressful incidents
  • Responsiveness to queries and referrals as and when needed and able to manage a varying workload
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Flexibility, openness to others, humanitarian motivation.
  • Training in interpretation or intercultural mediation is an asset
  • Experience of working with refugees and vulnerable groups of people is an asset
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) in Lingala or Farsi and ability to translate into English or Greek and vice versa is a plus

Hard Skills

  • Database and Queries
  • Relationship building
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Document interpretation
  • Simultaneous translations experience

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Skilled Collaborator
  • Flexible
  • Work well under pressure
  • Enthusiastic