Hearing Interpreter Application Process

Ongoing Interpreting Positions – Hearing Interpreter Application Process

To begin the process, interested parties should review the full application process. The following information gives you an idea of the requirements you need to work as an interpreter for DHCC. If you have questions or wish to apply, contact the Interpreting Referral Department (IRD) at ird@dhcc.org or at (610) 604-0452.
Click here to download the Interpreter Application Process for Interpreters who are hearing

Phone Interview

The candidate has an initial phone interview with the Interpreter Referral Department (IRD) Manager to determine eligibility.
Please be prepared with the following:

  • Certification
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Availability


Pre-certified interpreters MUST pass the NIC written exam before applying.

DHCC Subcontractor Clearances & Requirements

More and more customers are concerned about liability and complying with federal, state and local laws. Some require us to assign only interpreters with proper insurance coverage and necessary clearances. Therefore, DHCC is now requiring that all subcontracted interpreters have the following information. Please note, Child Abuse Clearances and Criminal Record Check must be updated on an annual basis. Please comply with your insurance and registrations expiration dates.