2022: A Year of Innovation and Growth

Dear friends, When I joined the team at Found in Translation just over seven years ago, we were a staff of three operating out of our tiny shared office in Cambridge, led by our inimitable Founder and Executive Director, Maria Vertkin. Found in Translation had just celebrated the graduation of our fourth class of Language…

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Community First: Reflections on legacy and impact by Maria Vertkin

Dear friends, As the year comes to a close, I reflect on an 11-year legacy. Found in Translation made economic mobility possible for over 300 immigrant women—myself among them. I was 25 years old when I founded Found in Translation, closer to how old I was when I was experiencing homelessness than to the age…

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2022 Virtual Job Fair and Educational Opportunities Event

Along with our partners at CCCS and UMass CHAN Medical School, Found in Translation held our third Interpreter Job Fair on November 17th, and our second to take place entirely online. Hosted on the Found in Translation website, this free event was open to interpreters in Boston…and around the world! To match the broader scope…

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Now Hiring: Development Director

How To Apply To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus at [email protected] Summary The Development Director is responsible for the management, growth, and diversification of a multi-faceted and effective development program. In addition to being a strategic, creative and methodical thinker and fundraiser, the Development Director must be an adaptive…

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Now Hiring: Technology Fluency Coordinator

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus at [email protected] by November 27, 2022. SummaryThe Technology Fluency Coordinator (TFC) will provide programmatic support to Found in Translation’s digital fluency efforts. This is a part time, hourly position ( 15 hours a week) reporting to the Supportive Services Manager. The Technology Fluency…

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Leadership Transition Update

Today (September 1st), Found in Translation turns eleven years old! We enter our twelfth year on the precipice of exciting change. The search for our next Executive Director is underway. In the meantime, to give ourselves the time to make a thoughtful and smooth leadership transition, the board of directors has appointed Kelly Lynch as…

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022! On August 27th, Found in Translation held the program celebration for our most recent class of medical interpreters – the Spring Class of 2022! Having completed the certificate training, these women are now ready to take the next step in their careers and begin working as professional interpreters. Like the class this…

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Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022!

On August 27th, Found in Translation held the program celebration for our most recent class of medical interpreters – the Spring Class of 2022! Having completed the certificate training, these women are now ready to take the next step in their careers and begin working as professional interpreters. Like the class this year, this event…

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Party in the Park!

On Saturday, July 9th, Found in Translation hosted an in-person gathering at Christian Herter Park in Brighton to take professional headshots for the Spring 2022 class, and to celebrate our Executive Director Maria Vertkin ahead of her move to St. Louis. Students arrived dressed up and ready for their headshots by our longtime supporter and…

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Found in Translation Alumnae Speak as Panelists on Childcare Solutions Webinar

On June 21st, two Found in Translation alumnae were invited to speak as panelists on a webinar hosted by MA Essentials for Childhood. (This is the same program that honored Found in Translation with the Essential Agent of Change Award last year.) The topic was “Childcare Solutions,” focusing on concrete examples of what is possible…

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