Perspectives Corporation
Perspectives Corporation





Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Services

 $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!

 Relocation Assistance Available


Effectively interprets between American Sign Language, signed languages, and atypical language to fulfill the mission of Perspectives Corporation; this may include but is not limited to interpreting for individuals receiving services, employees, management, community members, and stakeholder in a variety of settings. Interpreters will translate and caption materials as needed. In addition, interpreters will advocate for interpreting needs, and be knowledgable of best practices in the field. ASL Interpreters will adhere and follow the NAD-RID Professional Code of Conduct

While performing the duties of the job, the employee requires sitting for extended periods of time.


Minimal Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 3 consistent years working as a sign language interpreter.
  • Must hold a certificate in sign language interpretation from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., CASLI, LLC, National Association for the Deaf (NAD 4/5), Board of Evaluators for Interpreters (BEI Advanced/Master), or Massachusetts State Screening.
  • Must also have (or be eligible for) a certified license issued by the RI Board of Examiners for the Deaf through the RI Department of Health and must maintain such certifications as a condition of employment.
  • Must be able to plan ahead and maintain a flexible work schedule and the ability to work virtually and travel throughout Rhode Island.
  • Knowledge of technology, e-mail, smart phone, DHOH technology, etc.
  • Must have good judgment with the ability to effectively problem solve.
  • Must display the ability to thrive in a challenging and creative working environment.
  • Working knowledge of state & private interpreting agencies.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)-Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Knowledge of Deaf culture and cultural experiences associated with deafness.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable interpreting for DeafBlind individuals who use tactile and/or Pro-Tactile sign language.
  • Must be comfortable working with a team of interpreters, Deaf or hearing, using Open Process.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interpreting, Linguistics, Deaf Studies, or related field.
  • Knowledge of the Google platform.
  • Must be able to mentor.
  • Must participate in collegial supervision.
  • Must be able to translate frozen texts to a digital platform.
  • Basic supervisory skills.
  • Knowledge of technology, email, smart phone, etc.

Language Skills Compentencies

  • Demonstrate superior proficiency and flexibility in one’s native language by effectively communicating in a wide range of situations, with speakers of various ages and backgrounds.
  • Deaf/Hearing Team Interpreting: 1:1, Virtual, Platform.
  • Demonstrate near-native like communicative competence and flexibility in one’s second language (L2) by effectively communicating in a variety of routine personal and professional situations with native and non-native speakers of varying ages, race, gender, education, socio-economic status, and ethnicity.
  • Demonstrate advanced and effective public speaking skills in both ASL and English through the spontaneous delivery of an informal and the prepared formal presentation.


In addition to a creative and collaborative work environment, Perspectives offers a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid training and mentor programs
  • Employee incentive programs
  • Generous paid time off
  • Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401k savings plan


At Perspectives, we listen to people's ideas, see their talents, and assume unlimited potential. We invest in our employees and support their career development by providing the resources to make it happen!

Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Management "in-training" programs
  • American Sign Language (ASL) classes
  • Mindfulness Training
  • DSP Mentor Program
  • National DSP (NADSP) Certification
  • CPR Certification




1130 Ten Rod Road
Suite B201 (Reception)
Suite B101 (Office)
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: (401) 294-3990
FAX: (401) 294-9879
Video Phone: (401) 372-2012
Ashlyn Farrell
Human Resources Director