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Now Hiring: Program Assistant

We are seeking a full time Program Assistant for our Medical Interpreter Training program for low income, bilingual women.


The Program Assistant will provide administrative and logistical support to ensure smooth operation of Found in Translation’s Language Access Fellowship program. This is a full time, hourly position (​40 hours a week) that reports to the Program Manager and Career Advancement Manager. The work setting is a small, shared, office in a fast-paced environment. Evening and weekend availability is required.    

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with logistics of program coordination and event planning, including reserving space and ensuring adequate course materials and other supplies are provided for program participants
  • Organize and maintain program materials and data
  • Respond to routine phone, email and written communications
  • Keep and create calendars of events/meetings/due dates
  • Track and facilitate payments for staff and participants
  • Prepare a draft of weekly Jobs Digest that will be issued to Found in Translation alumnae (training provided)
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection process for the Medical Interpreter Certificate training
  • Travel as necessary between headquarters and offsite program locations, assists with materials transport 


  • Genuine resonance with and commitment to our mission
  • Previous successful administrative experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Google Docs/Google Apps and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team


Position salary range: $33,280 – $37,440 ($16-18/hr). Please note, that the starting salary ranges between $33,280.00- $35,360/year ($16-17/hr).

Competitive benefits package includes:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 4 weeks of PTO
  • health insurance
  • 401(k)

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Lynch at by January 31st, 2020.

Found in Translation is committed to building a culturally diverse staff to represent the populations we serve. People of color, women, immigrants, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.