Now Hiring: Interpreting and Translation Coordinator

February 26, 2021

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Lynch at careers@found-in-translation.org by March 15th. Details Part Time, 20 hours/week at $25/hrTemporarily Remote, work must be performed in or near Boston, MACompetitive pro-rated benefits package including generous paid time off, 401(k), transportation benefit and more. Summary The Interpreting and Translation Coordinator provides administrative,…

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Found in Translation Selected by Stand Together Foundation as One of the Most Transformative Nonprofits in the Country

February 11, 2021

We are proud to announce that Found in Translation has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Program, a management training and peer-learning program to help nonprofits grow, scale, and replicate our success. Found in Translation is one of 12 nonprofits chosen to join the growing community of more than 190 organizations across…

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Found in Translation featured in Well + Good Article

February 8, 2021

“Seeing people be able to communicate their needs, and seeing their satisfaction of being able to have done an appointment, it’s gratifying.” Felicia Barbosa, medical interpreter Thank you to Well+Good for this insightful article on the work of Found in Translation and ongoing challenges within the medical interpreting profession. In addition to Maria Vertkin, Felicia…

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Introducing the Class of 2021 Assistant Lead Instructors

February 6, 2021

During orientation last week, our three Class of 2021 cohorts had the chance to get to know each other and our staff. In addition, they received their first introductions to the faculty team that will be supporting their success this year. Included in that team are two alumnae serving as Assistant Lead Instructors (as well…

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Welcome Class of 2021!

January 29, 2021

We are so excited to welcome the Class of 2021 to the Found in Translation family! These amazing students were selected last year and have been incredibly patient and responsive as we shifted our timeline to allow for an effective transition to online learning. As part of our online interpreter training model, this year we…

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Empower

We turn obstacles into assets. Designed specifically for low-income and homeless bilingual women, our program trains women with invaluable language skills to become professional medical interpreters.

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"Found in Translation is doing great to help us, women,
to the next level of professional work. "

Kim, Vietnamese Interpreter

"After this course, I got my first job in the US.
I used to be a full-time mother before enrolling in Found In Translation."

 Helen, Korean Interpreter

"It was the encouragement - it was that I was told: Yes, this country needs what you have.
You have a value and  this is what makes all the difference in the world."

Serafima, Russian Interpreter

After completing the program my life changed drastically. My salary almost doubled [and] I got better job opportunities.” 

Anonymous, Found in Translation Graduate

“Found in Translation gave my professional self meaning and purpose; a career where I'm continually encouraged to learn and where I can use my skills to empower members of my community.”

Wilda, Spanish Interpreter

“Found in Translation gave me a foundation to start off a career that I never thought I could afford.
My skills have enabled me to bring smiles to limited English speakers by making communication easier."

Delfine, Swahili Interpreter

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Our Interpreter Services connect Found in Translation alumnae with community partners in need of language services.

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The issues that Found in Translation addresses are not just problems facing the people of Boston. They are national, even worldwide, challenges. Our model is a solution with the potential for a global reach.

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I believe that language is what makes us human. We just tend to not realize how important it is until it's gone.

- Maria Vertkin, Founder and Executive Director