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 SME@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 SME@cchicertification.org.

Thank you for your interest and support!

  • Current Recruitment of SMEs

    We are looking for certified Arabic interpreters to participate in the CHI™ test development activities. Apply by July 9, 2018. We need representatives from different Arabic-speaking countries. Before you apply, please review the following expectations of the project to make sure you can commit to it:

    • Sign CCHI’s Confidentiality and Content Security Agreements. (Review our SME Participation Policies prior to applying.)
    • Be available for prompt discussion via email or online collaboration tools for the duration of the project, which is between July 17, 2018 – February 22, 2019.
    • Be available to connect via computer (you need to see and share the screen) for the following two-hour conference calls. Please apply only if you can participate in a call on Saturdays at 10 am ET/ 9 am CT/ 7 am PT, on these dates:

    July 21
    August 4, 11, 18
    September 29
    October 6, 13, 20
    November 3, 17
    December 1, 8 , 15

    This is a volunteer project. CCHI will not pay any honorarium for participation in this project. However, CCHI will grant 2 CE hours for participation in the online SME training in addition to counting 4 hours of non-instructional CE activities towards your CHI™ certification renewal.

    Click the button below to download CCHI’s SME Application in MS Word format.

    Please fill it out completely, and to submit, email the application, together with your current full resume, to SME@cchicertification.org by 07/09/18. Only electronically submitted, complete applications will be considered. You will be notified if you are selected to participate in this project by July 17, 2018.

    Thank you for your interest and support!

  • Current Commissioner Nominations

    CCHI is not seeking any nominations at this time. Please check in later.

    Review the expectations of the CCHI Commissioner and the criteria for selecting Commissioners.


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