Looking for Spanish and Portuguese Interpreters

The Movement for Community-Led Development (MCLD) is seeking skilled interpreters to join our team on a freelance basis. Currently, we are seeking simultaneous interpretation services for the following language combinations:
– Spanish to French (both directions)
– Spanish to Portuguese (both directions)
– Spanish to English (both directions)
Additionally, proficiency in English is required as it is our working language.


  • Provide consecutive and simultaneous interpretation between the required language pairs
  • Ensure accurate conveying of original messages while maintaining meaning, tone and style
  • Interpret for meetings, conferences, workshops and other events

Required Qualifications:

  • Native-level fluency in Spanish and at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Fluency in spoken English
  • Previous interpretation experience and knowledge of Zoom
  • Strong active listening abilities and quick grasp of context
  • Experience with relevant interpretation equipment and technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience interpreting for international development, human rights or social movements
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and quick turnaround situations

To apply, please submit:
·           Your CV/resume
·           Cover letter highlighting relevant experience
·           A brief video sample of your interpretation skills
·           Your standard rate for interpretation services (please specify daily/hourly rate)
Submit applications to jobs@mcld.org Shortlisted candidates will be scheduled for interpretation tests.

MCLD supports local and community-based organisations and people with lived experience from the Majority World (Global South) and we encourage them to apply and join us in ensuring better access and inclusion in our events.

Featured Photo Credit: Katherine Lee/The Michigan Daily.