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1040 South 8th StreetColorado Springs, CO 80906


Pikes Peak Chapter

Position Title:
Emergency Translator

Provide Red Cross translation assistance to non-English speaking persons in emergency situation

Key Responsibilities:

• Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
• If unable to translate the request, refer to other resources
• Complete and return paperwork to Red Cross office
• Ongoing research of community language resources

• Red Cross, public and community agency staff, people with limited/non-English speaking skills


• Able to function effectively in stressful situations
• Be fluent in English and at least one other language
• Be 18 years of age

• New Employee and Volunteer Orientation
• On-the-job support
• Fulfilling Our Mission: Translating Compassion into Community Action, Mass Care Overview, Disaster Mental Health Overview, Shelter Operations, Shelter Simulations

Appointed by:
• Emergency Services Director

Reports to or Partners with:
• Emergency Services Chair, Emergency Services Director

Length of Appointment:
• Minimum of one year, renewable

Time Commitment:
• Incident determines time needed - calls may be infrequent

Development Opportunities:
• Opportunity to meet and interact with people from different cultures
• Opportunity to practice language skills while helping people in emergency situations
• Be part of local Red Cross Team which represents the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
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