American Sign Language interpreter needed


(39.140194,-77.18185)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

640 East Diamond Avenue, Suite DGaithersburg, MD 20877

About

A volunteer is needed to offer American Sign Language interpretation support for a Germantown parent in the Early Head Start home-based services program of Family Services. Early Head Start serves low-income families with children from birth to three years and pregnant women who reside in the up-county area of Montgomery County.

The volunteer would be needed to assist with the following:

  • Home visits, Mondays from 3:00-4:30pm
  • Group social every other Friday from 10am-12pm at the Early Head Start office
  • Evening events, which may be scheduled on either a Monday or Wednesday from 5:30-7:30pm

Qualifications:

  • American Sign Language interpretation skills
  • Dependability and flexibility
  • Respectful adherence to confidentiality

Support/Training:

The volunteer will always be in the presence of an EHS staff member when offering sign language interpretation support.

Age Requirement: 21 years of age and older

Skills

  • American Sign Language
  • English
  • Spanish

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 6-month commitment to help several times a month.
  • Completion and submission of a FSI Volunteer Application and fingerprinting for background checks.

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