VRI Sign Language Interpreter Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

PURPOSE
To be available for VRI interpreting on-call before, during, and after a disaster when an on-site interpreter is on their way, unavailable, or unable to interpret following the CPC (example: unsafe/inaccessible environment)

OPEN TIME DAYS
Willing to be on call for at least 1 hour at a time; Hours will increase during active disaster responses; Actual interpreting time averages 10-30 minutes. During individual disaster response (home fires, etc.), on call shifts are requested in 6 hour time frames and expected virtual VRI deployment is less than 1 hour per month.

REQUIRED TRAINING
National and/or State recognized certification (RID credentials, BEI, etc.)
Orientation to the American Red Cross
Volunteer Connection Orientation

Skills

  • American Sign Language
  • Interpreter

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Less than 1 hour per month
  • National and/or State recognized certification (RID credentials, BEI, etc.)

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