On-call Spanish Interpreter

Child and Family Guidance Center / CFGC

Job Category
Professional Services
Posted : 2023-07-07

About Us & Why We're Hiring

We empower children, youth and families to flourish in vibrant communities.

  • Child and Family Guidance Center (CFGC), established in 1962, is a leading provider of community mental health and social services in the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys
  • Our mission is to empower children and families to achieve health and well-being through innovative mental health services.
  • We serve thousands of children and families annually
  • We are inspired by our staff of caring and committed professionals
  • We are seeking passionate people to join our team

If our mission resonates, keep reading.

  • As part of our team, you will join us in providing a continuum of prevention, early intervention, and intensive treatment services to children and families.
  • We offer services in our offices, at schools, and in homes.
  • Together, we seek to create stronger, more resilient communities
  • Your role will center around changing lives, extending our reach, deepening our impact, and building meaningful outcomes for those seeking help.

The Position:

We are seeking an On-Call Spanish Interpreter for our Psychiatry department. This position will be responsible for providing interpretation services to the Psychiatrists at our San Fernando and Antelope Valley locations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide accurate interpretation/translation for psychiatrists, clinicians and other service providers during treatment sessions as well as phone consultations.
  • Provide site translation of medication information, rating scales, surveys and instructions to caregivers.
  • On-Call (based on needs)
  • Hybrid work option available
  • Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour (commensurate on experience)


  • Must be bilingual: Fluent in English and Spanish (Speak, read, write).
  • Must have knowledge of psychological/psychiatric terminology.
  • Must have a good sense of judgment as pertaining to the position.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities and use time effectively.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to complete projects and reports in a timely fashion.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to travel between sites.
  • Must have a good attendance record in addition to being punctual by consistently being on time to work, meetings and appointments.
  • Minimum of formal training as an interpreter
  • Completion of Interpreting courses or certification preferred.

We’re building a diverse, inclusive team

  • You’re welcome here. We want CFGC to reflect the diversity of our community and flourish together.
  • CFGC is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and strives to create a diverse, welcoming and supportive workplace


  • Must be fully vaccinated/boosted to comply with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and LAUSD mandate. The Center will provide accommodations as required by applicable law.
  • This job posting includes a summary of duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this position. It is not a complete job description and is subject to change based on the needs of the center.

Job Location
Northridge, California, United States
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