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Volunteer Interpreter Position
Do you speak Chinese (Traditional), Vietnamese, Arabic or Persian?
Would you like to get involved in your community and give back in a positive and meaningful way?
We are looking for flexible individuals to help us interpret some of our Big Sisters material.
Skills and Qualifications
- Excellent communications skills in both English and one of the following languages: Chinese (Traditional), Vietnamese, Arabic or Persian. We aren’t looking for professional translators; we encourage anyone who is comfortable translating in these languages to apply
- Strong work ethic, able to work effectivity with people
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
- Previous interpreting and translating experience is an asset
- Strong computer skills, able to type in a second language
Roles and Responsibilities
- Translate a variety of agency material from English to Chinese (Traditional), Vietnamese, Arabic or Persian
- Help compile terminology and information to be used in translations, eg: Big Sisters Agency Guidelines
- Revise, edit and proofread translated material
- Refer to reference materials, such as dictionaries and encyclopedia to ensure translation and interpretation accuracy
- Collaborate with Big Sisters team
- 10 – 15 hours
- Skills development in the areas of interpretation and translation
- An opportunity to contribute positively to your community
Please submit applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check back later for additional opportunities.