Translation for Assistance Applications


(47.544235,-122.37616)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6516 35th Ave Sw #204Seattle, WA 98126

About

Are you a native speaker or reader of Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Cambodian (Khmer), or Arabic?

Put your skills to use while serving our local community and working with a local non-profit organization!

West Seattle Helpline is seeking volunteers to assist with translation and interpretation for our neighbors who are seeking assistance. With your help, all our neighbors will be able to gain access to our assistance services - "neighbors helping neighbors" in action!

Translation Volunteers will:

* (ongoing opportunity) Assist in occasional translation/interpretation of messages from neighbors' calls in on the Hotline

Skills Desired:

* Fluency in written form of one of the following languages:

  • Somali
  • Vietnamese
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Cambodian

* Ability to work independently

* Attention to detail

Position is available immediately, time commitment is up to 1 hour per month. After initial meeting or phone call with staff, work may be done remotely (to be discussed between staff/volunteer).

If interested, please contact the Program Manager at programs@wshelpline.org for more information and to apply to volunteer!

Skills

  • Arabic
  • Translation
  • Spanish
  • Interpreter
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 1 hour, monthly

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