Volunteer for CCHI

CCHI continuously looks for volunteers to become our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). If you are interested, please download and fill out the SME Application (click the button below), and email it to us along with your full resume to solutions@cchicertification.org. Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted when CCHI convenes a specific SME panel for a specific project.

Who should apply?

Our goal is to convene several diverse and representative panels of SMEs – item writers and item reviewers. It is important that panelists for any panel to represent our profession in a comprehensive manner. For this reason, we are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Interpreters who have CoreCHI™ or CHI™ certifications (this requirement is mandatory for practicing interpreters),
  • Interpreter managers and supervisors working in healthcare settings,
  • Interpreter educators and trainers,
  • Certified translators with healthcare/medical areas of expertise.

CCHI will provide all the necessary orientation and training via conference calls and online collaboration tools. All tasks will also be performed via remote tools.

If you have any questions about the SME application, contact us at solutions@cchicertification.org.

Thank you for your interest and support!

  • Current Recruitment of SMEs

    Thank you, everyone, who applied to become an SME to participate in the CHI™ test development activities! We selected a strong group of Arabic certified interpreters for the project.

    Thank you for your interest and support!

  • Current Commissioner Nominations

    The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters is opening nominations for the two Commissioner positions for the term from October 25, 2018 to October 24, 2021.

    Nominees must represent a stakeholder group of the healthcare interpreting profession, healthcare interpreting industry, or field of language access to health care.

    Before nominating, please review the expectations of the CCHI Commissioner and the criteria for selecting Commissioners. Also please read CCHI Policies for Commissioners at http://cchicertification.org/uploads/CCHI_Policies_for_Commissioners.pdf.

    You may nominate yourself or someone else. If you nominate someone, prior to submission of the nomination, that individual must agree to the nomination and to serve for a term of three (3) years.

    Nominations must be submitted on the Nomination Form (click the button below to download) as an attachment via email with the subject “CCHI Commissioner nomination” by 8:00 p.m. EDT on August 16, 2018 to: solutions@cchicertification.org

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