Punjabi Translator/ Interpreter

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ORGANIZATION: Centinela Youth Services Inc

CYS

As a volunteer translator, you hold an invaluable role in the execution of our Restorative Justice mediation services, as many of our mediations simply wouldn't be possible without a translator/ interpreter present. The volunteer translator will accurately facilitate communications between two parties (in a structured mediation setting through trained mediators) speak two different languages. Duties include but are not limited to: interpretation of verbal communication between parties, translation of documents, accurately portray emotion and feeling from one party to another.

Ideal traits:
- Fluent in Punjabi
- Ability to remain neutral
- Sensitive to emotionally difficult situations and interpersonal dynamics
- Ability to multitask (listen, remember, interpret intended messages)

At this time we are not accepting translators from outside the state of California.

Translator must be a either a Resident or Citizen of the state of California.

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About Centinela Youth Services Inc

Location:

110 South La Brea Ave. #450, Inglewood, CA 90301, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Centinela Youth Services (CYS) is to strengthen families and communities by empowering Los Angeles area youth (7-21 years of age) to peacefully resolve conflicts and challenges and to become successful and productive students and adults.

Description

Our Vision

Our vision is to use the principles of Restorative Justice and Trauma-Informed Care to empower youth, families, and crime victims to become accountable, to heal and to realize their full potentials.

Centinela Youth Services (CYS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community-based organization, was founded in the Centinela Valley in 1975 to provide youth counseling; physical and mental health, academic, and developmental intervention; and juvenile crime prevention services. In the mid-90s, due to the strong outcomes achieved by the youth served, CYS services were expanded into many of Los Angeles County’s high-needs communities.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

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WHERE

110 S La Brea Avenue Suite 450Inglewood, CA 90301

(33.9628,-118.35286)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Community Outreach
  • Translation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Commitment depends on the volunteer, Volunteers may choose when they want to volunteer.
  • Computer, Phone, knowledge of zoom, able to translate one of the necessary languages during a live mediation.

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