Volunteer Opportunity – Volunteer Interpreters

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Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

The Elizabeth Fry Society is in need of volunteer interpreters who are proficient in speaking the following languages:

- Spanish
- Mandarin
- Cantonese
- Farsi
More language requirements may be added, as needed

Training: We can host a volunteer workshop to a group of volunteers or do a one-to-one via zoom.

Location: Meetings can be via Zoom or at our head office (@ 201-93 6th St., New Westminster)
Equipment: For virtual meetings, a computer with WIFI connection; a telephone/cellphone
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: as long as possible

Job Description:
During the presentation of the program by a Future Bright registration facilitator to a non-English speaking client, a volunteer interpreter will translate the information and assist with the next steps of the registration process.

The presentation usually lasts about 30 minutes to an hour. When follow-up calls are required by the facilitator, the volunteer interpreter will be asked to reach out to the client.

Regular ongoing position, case-based and as needed.

Contact Person: Geraldine “Gigi” Ricarse | Future Bright Facilitator
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver

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