(38.7918,-104.826)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1040 South 8th StreetColorado Springs, CO 80906

About

Location:
Pikes Peak Chapter

Position Title:
Emergency Translator

Purpose:
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

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

Qualifications:

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

Training:
• 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

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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