Position Open: Russian American Foundation Senior Staff/Interpreter

The Russian American Foundation is a NY based non-profit known for promoting a valuable bilateral dialogue through acclaimed initiatives in the fields of culture, sports, and education. Among our Program’s long-term partners are US Dept. of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Academy, and American Councils for International Education.

RAF is now hiring for its internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy Programs in CT/NY for Summer ’22.

Our summer jobs are well-suited for candidates with strong academic or career interests in: global languages and cultures (especially Russian), international relations, performing arts, and education.  RAF staff regularly represent leading colleges and universities across the country.

Sr. Staff: Interpreter will be responsible for interpreting during ballet classes from Russian to English language. Interpreters may have 4-5 classes/day and a 5 day week. To be successful in this position, candidates should have advanced proficiency of both languages, be able to quickly switch between them, and
be able to sustain focus for the duration of class lasting approximately 1.5 hrs. Russian language reading & writing capacity is preferred. Ability to conduct a stretch class for dancers is a plus.
REQUIRED: Advanced proficiency in English & Russian, knowledge of ballet terminology preferred.
– CT: $3500 for the period, housing & meals. 5 days off. On-campus residency (single AC rooms)
– NY*: $650/week. Dates: 6/24-8/5 (Mon-Fri). Housing possible with additional supervisory responsibilities

SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER TO: careers@russianamericanfoundation.org