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Kinyarwanda language translator to help school therapist with parent phone calls

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Council on At-Risk Youth

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Hello,
We are a school-based non-profit providing group and individual counseling services to the highest needs students wrapped up in the school discipline system. At this unprecedented time of "shelter in place" and virtual schooling, our staff are working hard to reach out to families and students and provide mental health services. One of our staff is running in to language barriers when speaking with a family that only speaks Kinyarwanda. We are looking for a volunteer to be on 3-way call and help translate between the staff and parents. There will be no counseling or sensitive subjects discussed in these calls. These are simply calls to establish any physical needs the families may have, as well as get contact info for the students so that the staff can provide virtual counseling services to the students. The hours would vary but are mostly during the school day and into the early evening.

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About Council on At-Risk Youth

Location:

3710 Cedar St. Box 23, Austin, TX 78705, US

Mission Statement

Empowering at-risk youth with the skills to avoid crime and violence.

Description

CARY provides in-school group and individual counseling to the highest needs students in the school system through an evidence based curriculum focusing on anger management, social skills and moral reasoning. By targeting students in the school discipline system for aggressive behaviors, we are working to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

CARY operates in 12 schools across 2 counties and 4 school districts.

Children & Youth
Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Bilingual

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional phone call - maybe a few a month.

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