JAD Staff Openings

Coordinator, Interpreting Services

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Coordinator of Interpreting Services at the Jamaica Association for the Deaf (JAD).


Job Functions include:

·         Providing Interpreting Services

·         Identifying and mentoring young interpreters

·         Providing support for the development and maintenance of a Registry of Interpreters

·         Functioning as an adjunct staff for interpreter training at the tertiary level

·         Spearheading advocacy for subsidized interpreting services



·         B.A. Degree required; M.A. Degree preferred

·         Certification as a Registered Interpreter


Experience in:

·         Training

·         Interpreting in varied settings (educational, legal, medical)

·         Programme Design and Implementation

·         Supervision of personnel


Applications should be submitted by Monday August 15, 2011 to:


The Chairman

Jamaica Association for the Deaf

9 Marescaux Road, Kingston 5