Interpreter/Translator Volunteer


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

4205 Rainier Ave SouthSeattle, WA 98118

About

Goal of the position: Interpret between food guests and staff and volunteers when necessary. Ensure food guests are informed correctly of policies and procedures.

**Key dates are to help the food bank roll out a new system for our waiting area. We will soon be requiring proof of disability and need help in making this process clear for our guests.

Time Required:

Hours: Wednesdays 8am - 12:00pm
Saturdays 8am -12:00pm

Length of Commitment: Minimum 3 hour shift preferred

Positions Available: 4-5

Position Availability: Every Wed. & Sat. 8am-2pm (flexible times)
**Key dates - June 19th, June 22, June 26, June 29

Responsibilities:

  • **Aid in communicating changes in our line process for food distribution.
  • Interpret for guests in a professional and respectful manner
  • Answer questions, promote community/health/nutrition resources
  • Ensure guests are informed of policies & procedures
  • Educate guests about volunteer & intern opportunities
  • Commitment to policies & procedures signed

With only three employees, our food bank could not operate without a cadre of committed, long-term community volunteers who contribute over 2,000 hours of service every month.

Skills Needed:

  • Punctual, dependable, enthusiastic, flexible and positive attitude
  • Outgoing and enjoys working with people and helping clients
  • Must be able to work in both calm and fast-paced environments
  • Comfortable with diverse populations in high energy settings
  • Have a neat appearance and a friendly demeanor
  • Multi-lingual in Chinese (preferably Cantonese), or Vietnamese

Application Process:

All applicants must fill out an application & are subject to criminal background check.

Contact:

Jeanee Natov
volunteer@rvfb.org

206.723.4105

4205 Rainier Ave S

Seattle WA 98118

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