Plan International Sign Language Interpreter Jobs in Kenya

Plan International Sign Language Interpreter Jobs in Kenya


  • Persons with hearing impairment (Refers to those who have gone through the formal education system ) / deaf predominantly faces communication barriers, this is attributed to the lack of provision of sign language interpreters at service points or during the meetings, and trainings yet, it is within their fundamental rights to access information as enshrined and emphasized in United Nation Convention on the rights of persons with disability under Article 5 on Equality and non-discrimination; the Kenya Constitution, Article 27 section 4 and 5, and the Disability Act of 2003.

  • Plan International as an organization is sensitize and ascribes to international and national laws, guidelines and standards which promotes equality and inclusion of all persons irrespective of their gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation religion and ethnic background. Being cognizant to the plight of persons with hearing impairment during service delivery and proponents of embracing equality and inclusion.

  • Plan International seeks to engage qualified and experienced sign language interpreter as a measure for reasonable accommodation on call basis to provide sign language services targeting persons with hearing impairment/deaf within its programs and project intervention when called upon.


  • Provide sign language (SL) interpretation services especially; during trainings, meetings and workshops for beneficiaries with hearing impairments.

    • Be on time whenever called upon and be present until end of the faction

    • The holder of this position MUST practice confidentiality, adhere to do no harm principle and Plan International safeguarding guidelines.


  • Diploma in Kenyan Sign language with at least 3 years’ experience working experience.

  • Experience in
    counseling will be an added advantage

  • MUST have Knowledge and experience in working with children, girls, women and men with hearing.

  • Ready to offer sign language interpretation services on call

  • Ready to respect Plan International terms and conditions during the contract period

  • Must attach a valid tax compliance certificate

    The sign language interpreter will be requested to share on needs basis:

  • The general progress of the sign language interpretation services done.

  • Challenges experienced and proposed solutions to these challenges

  • Specific action or involvement required from Plan International for full engagement of persons with hearing impairment.

    Resource Person

  • Within the framework of the service provision, the sign language interpreter will be asked to collaborate with Plan International’s teams and in particular the lead person on the project/program who will be the point of contact.

    How to Apply

  • All interested parties must send updated CVs and relevant documents on or before 18th November, 2020 at 5:00pm to the following address: with “**SING LANGUAGE INTERPRETER”** as the subject of the email.

  • “Plan International Kenya reserves the right to accept or reject any bis and is not bound to give reasons for its decision”.

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