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Staff Interpreter Role

Staff Interpreter Role

The role of a Staff Interpreter at ISD is to provide consistent, high quality interpreting services within the bilingual/bicultural environment so that everyone can be seen, heard and understood.


ISD Staff Interpreters will work with consumers to clarify the interpreting process as needed, including discussion of language processing time, turn taking, repairing errors, establishing clear communication guidelines for assignments and explaining the role of the interpreter Respect the language choices of all people.


Follow ISD’s bilingual/bicultural philosophy of using one language at a time The ISD Interpreting Services provides interpreters for ISD's use only. We do not provide interpreting for outside entities.