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043-2-47734-4 SCB มูลนิธิกองทุนไทย (Thai Fund Foundation)

Staff Interpreter,based in Mae Sot


Organization : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 15 May 2018
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Deadline : 28 / May / 2018

Job Title:Staff Interpreter

Location:Mae Sot,Thailand



Background/IRC Summary:  The IRC has a rich history of assisting refugees to apply for U.S. resettlement, from its founding in 1933 to help vulnerable individuals escape Nazi-occupied Europe, to pioneering the Joint Voluntary Agency which assisted Indochinese refugees for 22 years, to operations in Croatia, Sierra Leone and Sudan. Over the years, IRC has processed some half million refugees worldwide for U.S. resettlement.

Based in Bangkok with four field offices in Thailand and Malaysia, the IRC Resettlement Support Center (IRC-RSC) assists persons throughout East Asia seeking permanent resettlement in the United States.  Operating in fifteen countries, the RSC prepares refugee applications for the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, provides information to resettlement agencies about arriving refugees and offers cultural orientation training to those refugees bound for the U.S

Job Overview/Summary:  The Staff Interpreter will provide language support services for applicants to the US refugee resettlement program. The Interpreter will act as an interpreter of oral statements given in Burmese/Karen languages into the English Language and vice versa for, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) interviews, RSC Prescreen interviews, and for Cultural Orientation training.

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Position Reports to:  Senior Staff Interpreter
Indirect Reporting:  
Other Internal contacts:
RSC staff members


Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred, but not required

Work Experience: Minimum 1 year working as an interpreter strongly preferred

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

-     Good organizational, coordination and interpersonal skills

-     Able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.

-     Thorough knowledge of computer software (e.g., Word, Excel, Email, Internet).

-      Maturity, positive attitude and experience working under pressure

-      Able to travel supporting RSC activities in remote sites in Thailand


Language Skills:  Perfect command of one or more of the following languages: Karen-S’gaw, Karen-Pwo, and/or Burmese, and fluent English.



Certificates or Licenses:  N/A


Working Environment:  

The employee is required to adhere to the USRAP Program Integrity Guidelines for professional conducts as well as to be in compliance with all relevant Policies and Procedures while carrying his/her duties.

The position is located at the RSC Mae Sot field office and regular travel to all refugee camps in Thailand is expected.


Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at


All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.




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