Recent Happenings at Found in Translation

Now Hiring: Development Director

By Found in Translation | October 26, 2022

How To Apply To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus at by November 25, 2022. 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…

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Now Hiring: Technology Fluency Coordinator

By Found in Translation | October 24, 2022

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus at 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

By Found in Translation | September 1, 2022

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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Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022!

By Found in Translation | August 30, 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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Now Hiring: Grant Writer

By Found in Translation | August 1, 2022

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Renée Metelus at Summary:Found in Translation is seeking an experienced grant writer to meet the organization’s foundation, corporate, and government grants annual revenue targets. Under the guidance of the Grants Manager (and in partnership with an existing Grant Writer), the Grant Writer…

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Party in the Park!

By Found in Translation | July 18, 2022

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

By Found in Translation | June 24, 2022

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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Found in Translation representatives present on Fair Working Conditions for Interpreters at Paving the Way Conference

By Found in Translation | June 6, 2022

On June 4th, Found in Translation board members Gaye Gentes and Lisa Walker, along with Executive Director Maria Vertkin, presented a session on fair working conditions for interpreters at the annual Paving the Way to Healthcare Access conference. The presentation was facilitated by Bindiya Jha, Found in Translation’s Program Director for Medical Interpreter Training as…

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Welcome, Class of 2022! Spring 2022 Newsletter

By Found in Translation | May 6, 2022

Two Classes in 2022 Starting this year, Found in Translation will run two medical interpreter certificate training cycles each year, with one beginning in the spring and one in the fall. Through an updated application process and additional capacity, we are now accepting applications year-round on a rolling basis. Spring 2022 Class is in Session! Our Spring…

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Found in Translation’s special 10th Anniversary Report is now available!

By Found in Translation | May 4, 2022

Read the intro from Maria Vertkin here: When Found in Translation first began back in 2011, no one could have predicted that we would mark our 10th Anniversary in the midst of overlapping economic and health crises triggered by a global pandemic. However, despite these unprecedented circumstances and through the steadfast support of our full…

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