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ACTFL is recruiting speakers of specific critical languages

ACTFL has been contracted by the Defense Language Institute to provide proficiency testing support.  This project is part of a greater initiative to increase the U.S. government's ability to provide accurate and reliable testing in a number of essential languages for government agencies.

ACTFL is recruiting native speakers of specific critical languages (please see the list below) to participate in February, March and April training workshops.  A willingness to learn new skills and proficiency in the target languages equivalent to an educated native speaker are required. A good command of English is desired.  Individuals must have a university degree and all participants must either be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or have a 3-5 year Visa to work in the U.S.

ACTFL is looking for native speakers in the following languages: 

Afrikaans Indonesian
Egyptian Arabic Malay
Iraqi Arabic Pashto
Lebanese Arabic Slovak
Cebuano Tagalog
Chavacano Thai
Haitian Creole


ACTFL will train and compensate qualified candidates to become ACTFL/ILR OPI Testers.

Participants in this workshop are paid by ACTFL to attend the workshop and to complete the post workshop qualification process.  Upon successful completion of the training and qualification process, you will have the opportunity to earn extra money by conducting telephonic oral proficiency tests from your home, on an as needed basis, on your own terms and setting your own hours.

Interested or know someone who is? Let us know by logging onto the ACTFL Career Center and applying for the ACTFL/ILR OPI Testers position.  After you apply online for the position, we will e-mail you more detailed information.


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