SW Community Health Center is a safety-net clinic, providing access and quality health services to low-income uninsured members of our community -regardless of their income, ethnicity or social circumstances.
Our Hillsboro clinic is in need of Spanish/English interpreters on Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm Fridays 10 am - 1 pm or 1 pm -4 pm.
The interpreter helps SWCHC achieve our goals by providing objective and accurate communication between the patient and doctor.
While previous experience interpreting in the health setting is awesome, it is not required. Volunteers interested in interpreting for the first time will receive an independent language skills evaluation and on-the-job training by shadowing an experienced interpreter.
This is a great opportunity for experienced or native Spanish speakers interested in learning more about the health care industry, or intermediate Spanish speakers looking for opportunities to practice their language skills.
- Cross-cultural Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- 6 month commitment, at least once/ month
- Medical Interpretation Test or interpreter certification