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Interpreters and Sign Language Service Providers:

A2SL Rockies primarily services Colorado Springs, Pueblo, & Southern Colorado. A2SL Rockies also services Castle Rock, Denver, & Northern Colorado as demand requires. A2SL Heartland is coming soon to service Wichita & South-Central Kansas. To apply to be an interpreter for A2SL please complete the application & registration form by clicking the button below. Have prepared a full resume, sample of your work, and any certifications obtained. Once submitted we will reach out to schedule a meeting with you! We look forward to working with you!

Hourly Rate:

Community Interpretation

$32-$49 per hour or $48-$73.50 per hour for after-hours.

Legal Interpretation

$10 per hour greater than regular hourly rate for legal assignments.

Qualifications for Practitioners:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree from an Interpreter Preparation Program in ASL-English Interpretation studies 

  • BEI or RID Certifications​​​​

    • If not yet certified, you must be actively pursuing certification​

  • In Kansas, the ASL practitioner must be registered with KCDHH

    • If maintained, KQAS certification is accepted in lieu of RID or BEI for KS practitioners

Specialty Requirements:​

  • Colorado legal qualification is required to interpret for court settings and other legal proceedings

  • K-12 Schools:

    • Colorado: EIPA with CDE Authorization is required 

    • Kansas: EIPA or ESSE at level 4.0 or better and registered with KCDHH & KSDE is required

Preferred for Candidates:

  • Community interpreting experience in: mental health, substance abuse, secured facilities, medical, K-12 education, post-secondary education, conferences, recordings, and high-visibility events

  • Video remote interpretation experience with capabilities for VRI from your home office

  • Reliable transportation for travel


All interpreters are hired as employees of A2SL rather than contractors. Benefits of A2SL interpreter employment:

  • Paid sick leave - paid up to 48 hours annually at your hourly rate 

  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan - with up to 3% matching 

  • Insurance coverage: commercial general liability insurance, protected information insurance, and workers compensation

  • As an employee, you will receive a W-2 rather than a 1099 at the end of the year. Your portion of federal taxes are withheld through the year based on the W-4 that you complete, as well as medicare and social security taxes withheld. As a contractor you would pay these taxes solely. As an employee, we pay payroll taxes; half of the medicare tax and social security tax.  

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