CALL FOR INTERPRETERS AND INTERPRETER COORDINATOR
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efsli 2016 conference
Deadline for coordinator: 15th March 2016
Deadline for interpreters: 31st March 2016
“It´s all Greek to me”
Versatility in the sign language interpreting profession
For the efsli General Assembly on 9th September 2016 and for the conference on 10th and 11th September 2016, we are looking for interpreters of Greek Sign Language, International Sign/English, English/Greek. In addition, we are looking for an interpreter coordinator. Please send your interpreter application by 31st March 2016, and the coordinator application by 15th March 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Greek Sign Language interpreters
For the conference on 10th – 11th September 2016, we are looking for Greek Sign Language interpreters who will work between English and Greek. Interpreters will receive 900 Euros (taxes included) for their interpreting services at the conference (1.5 days) hotel accommodation (if residence is outside of Athens) and subsistence will be paid for by the organisers.
Prerequisites: Excellent command of English and Greek Sign Language, broad experience in conference interpreting and SDENG official member.
International Sign interpreters
We are looking for experienced interpreters to work between English and International Sign to deliver their services at the AGM on 9th September 2016 (full day) and one and a half days during the conference on 10th and 11th September 2016. Interpreters will receive 1,350 Euros (taxes included) for their interpreting services at the AGM & conference (2.5 days); travel expenses (up to 250 Euros), hotel accommodation (3 nights) and subsistence will be paid for.
Prerequisites: Relevant training and/or experience in international conference interpreting.
Spoken language interpreters
For the conference on 10th and 11th September 2016, we are looking for spoken language interpreters working between Greek and English. Interpreters working during the conference (1.5 days) will receive 900 Euros (taxes included).
Prerequisites: University degree in interpretation or equivalent training for the working languages as well as experience in conference interpreting. Preferably AIIC membership.
Letter of Interest:
Interpreters are encouraged to apply. Send a letter of interest with your conference interpreting strengths and weaknesses, and your CV and two reference letters by 31st March 2016 to: email@example.com
To coordinate the spoken and sign language interpreters prior and during the AGM & conference, we are looking for an experienced interpreter coordinator. Payment will be 1.500 Euros (taxes included) for his/her services (3 days): travel expenses (up to 250 Euros), hotel (3 nights) and subsistence will be paid for.
The interpreter coordinator is expected to organise all materials, guidance, and coordination before and during the AGM & conference. The interpreter coordinator is expected to arrive on Thursday, 8 September in order to chair the first preparatory meeting on Friday evening from 18:00 to 21:00.
Please send a letter of interest stating your experience and expectations and your CV by 15th March 2016 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirements for consideration:
– Certified interpreters with international or national conference experience will be given first consideration
– CV highlighting conference and platform experience
– Reference letter from at least two of the following:
– Conference coordinator of an event related to sign language interpreting
– Colleague with whom you have worked with at a conference
– Deaf consumer who has witnessed your conference work
On Friday before the conference, an interpreter preparatory interactive meeting will take place from 6 to 9 pm. All interpreters are required to participate.
- efsli website: http://www.efsli.org
- SDENG website: http://www.sdeng.org.gr/