Use Your Spanish Language Skills and Get in the Holiday Spirit!


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Nov 10, 2015 - Thu Dec 22, 2016

Where

2300 Orleans Street WestStillwater, MN 55082

About

You can assist Community Thread’s Holiday Hope with processing recipient requests and distributing important information to Spanish-speaking individuals. Some Holiday Hope recipients may not understand the application process or general information without your interpretting assistance. Help make Community Thread's Holiday Hope an enjoyable and smooth process for all recipients. Contact us to learn more today!

Responsibilities:

  • Attend registration events to help recipients complete applications and translate written and spoken information
  • Respond to Volunteer Center questions via email, phone, or in person to translate messages or emails received
  • Meet with Volunteer Center staff as needed to coordinate details for recipients

Qualifications:

  • Must be age 16 or older
  • Have strong Spanish communication skills, including oral and written
  • Possess good organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality

Time Commitment:

  • Volunteer approximately 8-10 hours per month. Must be available for 3 registration dates (November 10, 12, and 15; times vary) and willing to assist on an on-call basis through the end of the program. Attend Pick-Up Day if available in December. Position runs from the beginning of November to mid-December.

Benefits:

  • Contribute to the overall success of Community Thread’s Holiday Hope program
  • Utilize your Spanish language skills to benefit others
  • Be a member of the Community Thread team of dedicated volunteers
  • Meet new people in the community

Volunteers must complete an application; we check references and complete a background check. A short orientation is also required. Contact us today to learn more about the application process!

Skills

  • Spanish
  • Customer Service
  • Interpreter
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Translation

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 8-10 hours per month (Nov. & Dec.)
  • Be available for 3 registration dates (November 10, 12 & 15; times vary)
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