Interpreter/Translator Volunteer Opportunity

Program: Legal Services and Refugee Resettlement

Minimum Time Requirements: 4 hours per client when contacted.

Brief Description: Provide interpretation/translation services to assist attorneys, accredited representatives or refugee program staff/volunteers with HIAS Pennsylvania clients.

Will travel be required? Yes. This position requires travel within the city of Philadelphia, primarily South and Northeast Philadelphia. Access and ability to drive a car or comfort in taking public transportation including buses required.

Are there language needs? Yes, see below.

If so please specify the language(s) needed: Specifically in need of Arabic, Nepali, and Kiswahili speakers. Also looking for Spanish, French, Portugese, Burmese, Chin, Karen, Tigrinya, Kunama, Kinyarwanda, and Wolof.

Will training be provided? No.

Minimum educational/degree requirements for volunteer: Native speakers or Interpretation/translation certification or Bachelor’s Degree in language offered.

All volunteers must have PA Criminal Background and Child Abuse Clearances completed before starting ($10 for each).

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Date of posting: 8/19/2014

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