Volunteer Interpreter - Frontline Medics - Medical Relief Mission (Ukraine) - 5 weeks minimum

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Frontline Medics

Do you have a passion for helping others and a talent for languages?

About Us:

Frontline Medics is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to Ukranian civilians and military personnel. We deliver critical care to injured Ukranians in a demanding combat environment.

About the Role:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated volunteer interpreter to join our team in Ukraine for a minimum commitment of 5 weeks. As a vital member of our team, you will play a critical role in ensuring clear communication.


  • Provide consecutive and simultaneous interpretation during patient consultations, medical procedures, and briefings.
  • Liaise with patients and families to gather medical history, explain treatment plans, and answer questions.
  • Assist medical staff with cultural sensitivity and navigate any communication barriers.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to medical ethics.
  • Driving and handling logistics.


  • Native or near-native fluency in English and Ukrainian.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong cultural sensitivity and ability to build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and in challenging environments.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential.
  • Experience in a medical setting is a plus (but not required).
  • Proficiency in additional languages (Polish, Russian) is a bonus.
  • Ability to drive an automatic is required. Ability to drive a manual is preferred.

We Offer:

  • A unique and rewarding volunteer experience, directly contributing to humanitarian aid efforts.
  • Shared housing and some meals provided.
  • Opportunity to work alongside dedicated medical professionals.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of Ukrainians in need.

Interested in applying? Please fill out our volunteer application here: https://forms.gle/rZJPDTMStBNL8emZ8

We look forward to hearing from you. Please email us at volunteer@frontlinemedics.org if you have any questions!

For more information about Frontline Medics, please check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/frontline_medics/.

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Fee Amount: None

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