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Purple Employee

At Purple, you will be supported. Your ideas will be listened to because you are more than a number. You will be surrounded by people that want you to succeed. We want work to be meaningful and fun. Listen to what your friends are saying, it really is that great!

With us, you can work when you want to work. As a staff member, you have no weekly minimum to tie you down. If you want to work more, work more! Want to work 40 hours? Go for it! Want to work a different schedule each week? No problem!

We know that as an interpreter, listening is never done. Each of us develops and gains skills in our own way. No matter where you are in your interpreting journey, we want to develop your potential. Each of our customer’s backgrounds, signing styles, and conversations are unique, join us to experience the variety as you grow in your career.

Start Your Career Today!

We’re now hiring in multiple locations. And yes, in certain locations and under certain conditions you can even work from home! For more information, please read below and click the “apply Now” button, share your information with us, and someone will reach out to you very soon to help you get started. As interpreters, we share your love for this community, your belief in its culture, and your support for its success. Please join our journey on this path of breakthroughs!

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Full Time

  • Can work up to 40 hours and more when overtime is approved
  • Fantastic benefits package including 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, professional development reimbursement, massage and gym reimbursement… and so much more!
  • Can work a combination of VRS and Community assignments

Part-Time

  • Average 24 hours per week
  • Can work up to 40 hours and more when overtime is approved
  • Can work a combination of VRS and Community assignments

Community Only

  • Pick up community assignments you’re interested in
  • No weekly minimum hours requirement
  • Can work up to 40 hours and more when over time is approved
  • Schedule in advance or even same day!

VRS@Home

  • Don’t live near a center? Work VRS@Home!
  • Full Time and Part Time available for VRS@Home

Independent Contractor

  • Community only option (no VRS option)
  • Not an employment category – no W2
  • Set your own pay rate and policies
  • Schedule in advance or even same day!

Purple is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

Frequently Asked Questions - VRS at Home

What about confidentiality of relay calls? How will Purple and/or ZVRS know if interpreters are abiding to the confidentiality rule in the program?

The program approved by the FCC requires strict confidentiality for ALL relay calls. It will NOT share a customer’s privacy. All at-home workstations are inspected first before the Video Interpreters (Vis) handle VRS calls to make sure the room is securely locked with doors, have monitoring technology installed and is equipped with robust network technology.

How does the program affect customers?

Participation in the at-home VRS call handling program will NOT affect the high quality standards customers currently experience with ZVRS and Purple.

What is the goal of this program?

Handling VRS calls from at-home workstations offers several benefits, including:

  • Flexible work schedule;
  • allows at-home Vis to work on the time saved from commute as a VRS VI or community interpreter;
  • protecting the safety of VIs by eliminating the need to travel during late-night hours; and
  • improving call waiting time by allowing Vis to work from home instead of from call centers during times of inclement weather, civic emergencies, network outages, or other unforeseen circumstances.