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Any person seeking to be an independent contractor as a freelance interpreter must initially submit a resume in addition to any field related certifications currently held, copies of RID membership or any of the affiliate chapters, and references. CODA Link, Inc. will then provide the candidate with an interpreter application packet which includes policies and procedures, availability schedule and an Independent Contractor Agreement which includes a confidentiality agreement. During the interview process the Director gathers information related to their background, education, and reasons for becoming an interpreter. This information provides an insight to determine if they share in the vision and mission of the agency. A “mock” interpreting situation is created in order evaluate the skill level and signing ability. Based on observation, the Director will determine if the candidate is a suitable match for the agency and the clientele we serve. Once hired, the interpreter must go through background screening and drug test. After meeting all of the hiring requirements, interpreters will be issued a company ID badge that must be visible at all times while on assignment. Coda Link, Inc. adheres to a Drug-Free workplace policy. Employees found in violation of this prohibition shall be dismissed immediately.
Check One of the premiere sign language interpreting agencies that cares about you as a professional.
Check Competitive Rates Holiday Pay Incentives & Perks.
Check No exclusivity contracts.
Check Flexible work schedules.
Check Freedom to accept assignments without pressure.
Check Repeat customers/clients give you a familiarity with technical jargon/signing style and establishing a comfort level and professional rapport.
Check Wide variety of assignments from individual to teaming to expand your repertoire.
Check We honor special requests for specific interpreters.
Check Client assignments are matched to your skill set and ability.
Check Your own private, password-protected portal where you can "print and go" your assignment on a completed Verification Form; access Payroll Schedule, Time Record and interpreter guidelines or any other pertinent information to assist you in your job duties. Allows you to update your availability schedule online.
Check Accurate payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
Check User friendly Time Record.
Check 1099s prepared and mailed to you.
Check Supportive and friendly office staff that understands your role is available to answer your questions — day or night.
Check CODA Link works with its customers to educate them about Deaf Culture and ADA, making your role as the interpreter easier.
Check Detailed information for each assignment, allowing you to be fully prepared. No guesswork.
Check Professional development opportunities through workshops.
Check Quarterly meetings to review Best Practices and do team-building exercises.
Check CODA Link is always open to receiving feedback and ways to improve.
Check CODA Link ID badges and personalized CODA Link business cards making you a part of our respected and growing team.
Check Fun events such as the Disability Expo where we come together and share in camaraderie with fellow peers.