Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Kuku Interpreter (Part Time $17.00/ hr)

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/28/2023 11:23 AM)
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Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


Basic Function/Purpose:  The Kuku Interpreter will provide interpretation for RSSP staff and outside services; including interpreting at medical appointments, job interviews, and other services.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Interpret for internal staff and external support services as assigned.
  2. Maintain case notes documenting interpretation services.
  3. Assist employment specialists and case managers with activities and services that facilitate client self-sufficiency.
  4. Report areas of concern to case managers, employment specialists, and the RSSP Program Manager as necessary for the well-being of the client.
  5. Maintain client confidentiality, disclosing information only to appropriate program staff.
  6. Regularly attend agency staff meetings.
  7. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Fluent in Kuku and English. Minimum of three (3) years experience working with culturally diverse families or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.


License/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, registered and insured vehicle, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.


Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficency with Microsoft word.


Working conditions and Enviroment/ Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client’s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals, Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children/adults in a challenging and active environment.


Required Trainings: VIRTUS, Corporate Compliance, Defensive Driving.


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