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Program Manager

Found in Translation
Job Title: Program Manager
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May 3rd, 2019
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Found in Translation was founded in 2011 in order to create opportunity at the intersection of two social problems: health access disparities and economic inequality across race, gender, and ethnicity. Through education and supportive services, we connect top talent in low-income communities with well-paying jobs in one of the fastest-growing fields in the US. Our Medical Interpreter Certificate training and job placement program supports our two-fold mission:

  • To give low-income bilingual women an opportunity to achieve economic security through the use of their language skills
  • To unleash bilingual talent into the workforce to fight racial, ethnic, and linguistic disparities in health care


The Program Manager leads the implementation, development and ongoing evaluation of our medical interpreter job training program. The Program Manager will work directly with participants, supervise program staff and volunteers, maintain community partnerships, and work in close partnership with the Executive Director. Evening and weekend availability is required.

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits, reporting to the Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the recruitment and selection of program participants
  • Supervises two program positions: full time Supportive Services Coordinator and part time Program Assistant
  • Oversee Medical Interpreter Certificate education, including supervision of lead trainer, language coaches, and volunteer guest instructors
  • Oversee provision of supportive services such as childcare, transportation assistance, and mentoring to address social and economic barriers to success
  • Monitor student performance and progress toward career goals
  • Holds strategic role in developing programming, and driving ongoing evaluation and improvement efforts, in collaboration with Executive Director 


  • A genuine resonance with and commitment to our mission
  • The ability to forge strong supportive relationships with participants from diverse backgrounds
  • MSW preferred; equivalent education or work experience accepted
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience, including knowledge of one or more of the key areas of the function (program management, case management, staff/volunteer supervision, evaluation, program development.)
  • Preferred but not required: knowledge of workforce development and familiarity with the medical interpreting profession

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.


How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Janet Grogan at janet@found-in-translation.org by April 22nd.

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