Spanish-speaking Volunteer Opportunity at the NC Children’s Hospital


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

UNC Children's Hospital101 Manning DriveChapel Hill, NC 27514

About

We are looking for Spanish-speaking volunteers for Carolina Conexiones, the Bilingual Pediatric Navigator program at UNC Health Care Volunteer Services. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to support Spanish-speaking patients and families during their visits to the NC Children’s Hospital outpatient clinics. Volunteers can be undergraduate students (2nd year and older), postgraduate students, or adults. If you would like more information and/or the participation form, send an email to

carolina.conexiones@gmail.com

Shifts:

Monday through Friday during business hours

Basic requirements:

speak Spanish, commitment to 6 months of service

Conexiones orientations are held in the fall and spring. Contact the program via email forspecific orientation dates.

Notes:

Facilitating English-Spanish communication is part of the Navigator role, but the role is not as an Interpreter for UNC Health Care (i.e. Navigators do not interpret for the doctor-patient interaction).

Skills

  • Pediatrics
  • Children Medical Services
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • one two-three hour shift a week
  • proficient in Spanish
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