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|Organization/Agency Name||ZP Better Together|
|Name of Program||VIA (Video Interpreter Apprenticeship)|
|Description of the Program|
The Video Interpreter Apprenticeship (VIA) is a paid apprenticeship program for applicants who did not pass the Purple/ZVRS hiring assessment by a narrow margin. It is a short-term, full-time, mentored program designed to improve interpreting skills in order to pass the hiring assessment and become a successful video interpreter (VI). Successful completion of the program results in employment with Purple/ZVRS as a VI with opportunities for community interpreting as well.
|Target Audience for Program|
|Deadlines for Application|
|Duration of the Program|
Varies depending on progress.
|Type of Interpreting|
|What is the geographic area of your program?||National|
|Is there a fee for application, or for joining the program?||No|
|Is there an opportunity for doing paid interpreting work in the program?||Yes|
|Please describe the paid work that could be available.|
The Apprenticeship is paid.
|Website for Program||purplevrs.com|
|Is mentoring available?||Yes|
|Contact Person: Name||Carolyn Heffner|
|Contact Person: Phone #1||(737) 263-4768|
|Contact Person: Phone #2||(916) 580-9008|