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Pro Bono Legal Clinic Mandarin or Cantonese interpreter/translator

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Chinese American Service League (CASL)

  • 3 people are interested

Duties

  • Provide translation and/or interpretation services between attorneys/law students and Chinese-speaking clients; and/or
  • Translate written materials from English to Chinese or vice versa.

Due to Covid-19, the legal clinic is primarily operating remotely. Client consultations are completed over the phone. The clinic is in need of volunteers who can provide over-the-phone interpreting services. The clinic is also in need of volunteers who can assist with translating community outreach materials from English to Chinese.

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About Chinese American Service League (CASL)

Location:

2141 S Tan Ct., Chicago, IL 60616, US

Mission Statement

For over 40 years, the Chinese American Service League’s (CASL) comprehensive programs have connected families and individuals in the greater Chicago Chinese community with the vital support they need: providing an educational and cultural foundation for our children, ensuring our seniors live full and independent lives with dignity, enhancing education and training for tomorrow’s workforce, putting immigrants on the pathway to citizenship, and securing our community’s housing and financial well-being.

Description

CASL is one of the largest, most comprehensive social service agency in the Midwest dedicated to serving the needs of Chinese Americans and immigrants. At CASL, we welcome all who walk through our doors regardless of age, gender and race. We provide child services, elder services, employment training services, legal services, family counseling, and housing and financial education to clients of all ages and backgrounds each year.

Immigrants & Refugees
Justice & Legal
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Time commitment varies based on cases and calls and can be mutually agreed upon
  • Must have oral fluency in English and Mandarin or Cantonese. Written Chinese fluency preferred.

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