The Interpreter ACCESS Project (IAP) aims to have a pool of trained interpreters in various languages who are culturally competent and professional to respond to interpretation requests from local health and human service providers so that Limited English Proficiency persons can obtain culturally and linguistically appropriate assistance, in accordance with Title VI. IAP also aims to train bilingual individuals who want to work in the interpreting field to be culturally competent, professional interpreters.
IAP is a fee-based program that provides two basic services:
IAP bank interpreters serve Guilford County and the surrounding Triad area. Interpreter training workshops take place at the Center for New North Carolinians and can be scheduled at offsite locations across North Carolina.
If you have any questions about becoming an interpreter with IAP or any of the Professional Interpreter Trainings, please contact Susan Chilcott at 336.256.8617 or 336.256.1059.