You will not find a better place to work or a better community to join. We pay competitively and offer benefits for full-time employees, but the greatest benefits are the culture and relationships you will find here. We want the best of the best--people who are talented, generous, kind, and hard working. We want people who love to laugh, who want to make the world more just and inclusive, and who won't quit until the job is done.
We would love to find great candidates from our D/deaf and hard of hearing communities, and we welcome hearing allies, particularly those with some ASL skills and knowledge of the communities we serve.
To apply for any of these positions, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com. Applicants will not be considered unless all requested elements are provided. No phone calls please. Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
The Interpreting Training Manager and three Interpreting Training Coordinators will work together to lead an exciting, new program for BridgesDHH. With funding from the Tennessee Department of Education, BridgesDHH will train interpreters across the state to attain EIPA endorsement and to establish a new standard of excellence in educational interpreting across all 95 counties in Tennessee. The Educational Interpreting Training Program is FREE—completely FREE! All workshops, mentors, and practical experiences are free. Participants will have the opportunity to receive a laptop and software to help complete the program, and participants enrolled in university or ITPs will have scholarship opportunities. And...BridgesDHH will pay all test fees and even a travel stipend to make sure you can travel to a testing center near you.
The full-time Interpreting Scheduler, reporting to our Vice President of Interpreting Services and working closely with our BridgesWEST Director and Staff Interpreter, will be a strategic and critical support to our BridgesWEST office and Interpreting Services department, answering phones, interacting with customers, and coordinating the scheduling of multiple interpreters for multiple customers. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a puzzle-solving mind, personable, outgoing, unflappable, and high energy.
BridgesTN and BridgesWEST are looking for Deaf Mentors to work in our Little ACEs program. Our Deaf Mentors work one-on-one each week with families with D/deaf and hard of hearing children between the ages of birth to 5. Sharing your language, culture, advocacy, and practical experience changes lives, futures, and families. If you have strong communication and language, patience, understanding, a sense of humor, and a love of service, you may be perfect for our team.
Please send a professional letter indicating your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter should be an attachment to your email or may be in the body of your email if formatted like a letter. Please include the following in your letter: education or experience you have that would be relevant to this position. You must be a Deaf adult fluent in ASL and Deaf culture and able to pass a background check. We are hiring on a part-time or contract basis to work with one to five families, and we serve families both in person in Nashville and Memphis and virtually.
We have immediate openings for Deaf Mentors for Little ACEs, and in the fall, we will be seeking Deaf Mentors for our school-age programs.