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Spanish Interpreters Needed!

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The Bridge for Youth

  • 1 person is interested
We help youth in crisis.

This position will act as a Spanish language interpreter for youth receiving support services at The Bridge. The position will confidentially facilitate effective communication with youth ages 10-22 and may assist youth with day-to-day activities and homework help, as needed.

Early morning, evening, and weekend shifts available. The Bridge asks that volunteers commit to volunteering 1-2 days per week for a minimum of six months.

For compliance with the Department of Human Services, volunteers are required to complete training with program staff prior to having unsupervised contact with the youth at The Bridge, including an interview, background check, and orientation.

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Volunteers must be proficient in reading, writing, and spoken Spanish. Must be able to comfortably interpret confidential information and be able to work with diverse populations of youth. Must be 21-years or older, clear a background check and commit to volunteer 1-2 days per week for a minimum of six months.

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About The Bridge for Youth

Location:

1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405, US

Mission Statement

The Bridge for Youth provides runaway and homeless youth with safe shelter and assists in the prevention and resolution of families whenever possible.

Description

The Bridge for Youth is a combination of onsite shelter and housing services for these youth experiencing homelessness, and outreach services on the street and in the community to meet youth where they are. The Bridge is a welcoming place to all youth, including runaway, BIPOC, LGBTQ, pregnant, and parenting youth.

Open 24/7/365, The Bridge's Resilience House is an emergency shelter for youth ages 10-17 focused on family reunification when safe and possible. Youth have access to temporary shelter in a welcoming, safe environment, along with support, meals, access to healthcare, case management, and support.

Gloria’s Place is the only emergency shelter in Minnesota specifically for unaccompanied, pregnant or parenting youth and their young children who are experiencing homelessness. Gloria’s Place provides emergency shelter, meals, clothing, case management, and support for youth ages 15-17 and their children ages 0-3.

Marlene’s Place is the first and only site-based transitional housing and case management program in Hennepin County for pregnant/parenting youth (ages 16-20) and their children (ages 0-3) experiencing homelessness.

Rita’s House is an intentional living community, providing affordable rental housing and teaching independent living skills to twelve youth ages 18-21.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1111 West 22nd StreetMinneapolis, MN 55405

(44.96072,-93.29411)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Interpreter
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 days per week for a minimum of six months.
  • Volunteers must be proficient in reading, writing, and spoken Spanish. Must be able to comfortably interpret confidential information and be able to work with diverse populations of youth. Must be 21-years or older & clear a background check

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