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Portuguese and Spanish volunteer interpreters needed at AmeriCares Free Clinic of Danbury

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ORGANIZATION: Americares Free Clinics, Inc.

  • 100 people are interested
Jane Flynn

Americares operates four free clinics in Fairfield County in Norwalk, Bridgeport, Danbury and Stamford. Our mission is to provide free quality health care to low-income, uninsured residents in a setting where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. By partnering with local hospitals and Quest Diagnostics for donated laboratory and diagnostic testing, and by supplementing our team with volunteer staff, we are able to provide free primary care to the working poor. Since 1994, we have provided more than $155 million in medical care to more than 28,000 patients.

  • Interpreters are needed who are fluent in Portuguese/English and Spanish/English
  • Volunteer interpreters will go through a language assessment test.
  • Volunteer interpreters are expected to work two 4-hour clinic sessions per month.

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About Americares Free Clinics, Inc.

Location:

88 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902, US

Mission Statement

Americares Free Clinics provides free quality health care to low-income, uninsured Connecticut residents in a setting where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

Description

Americares Free Clinics are at the heart of a caring community, bringing together skilled volunteers and donated services to our neighbors in need. We partner with local hospitals and Quest Diagnostics for donated lab and diagnostic testing. We also work with a network of volunteer physicians, nurses, EMTs, and interpreters who donate their time. Since 1994, our clinics in Norwalk, Danbury, Bridgeport, and Stamford have provided health care valued at $155 million to more than 28,000 patients.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Health & Medicine, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

AmeriCares Free Clinic of Danbury76 West StreetDanbury, CT 06810

(41.39185,-73.45757)
 

SKILLS

  • Bilingual
  • Patient Care
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are expected to volunteer for at least two 4-hour shifts per month.
  • All interpreters will go through a language assessment evaluation.

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