Apply for an interpreting position with us!

Friends Interpreting Services are hiring qualified certified staff and freelance interpreters for the deaf in Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, California and the District of Columbia.

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We are looking for interpreters with the following language and communication skills:

            •  ASL (American Sign Language)
        • PSE (Pidgin Signed English)
          • SEE (Signing Exact English)
          • Oral
          • Tactile interpreting for Deaf and blind people
          • CART (Communication Access Real Time)

Professionalism and Confidentiality:

All FIS interpreters must adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct.
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Customer Service:

FIS’s primary goal is to create a bridge between the deaf and hearing worlds to break down barriers; therefore, customer service is a top priority.FIS provides services in a variety of settings, such as medical (physical and mental), legal, educational, governmental (federal and state), vocational, religious, and more. The more versatile an interpreter is, the better. Our customers expect and deserve high quality sign language services from FIS.