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655 Broad StreetProvidence, RI 02907


Position Summary: Spanish Interpreters are always in high demand at the Clinic. Volunteering as an interpreter will give you the opportunity to assist our patients as they go through their visit at the Clinic and increase your medical knowledge. You will be in the exam room with the patient and the health provider, directly translating the interaction. Complex medical terminology is not required.

Shifts: Weekdays only, no weekends

  • 8am-12pm
  • 1pm-4pm
  • 6pm-9pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English
  • Shadow medical professionals
  • Experience direct patient interaction
  • Learn by interacting with health professionals and patients
  • Provide interpretation services for Spanish-speaking patients

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • You do not need any clinical background or certification for this position.
  • Volunteers must be over the age of 18 and have good conversational skills in both Spanish and English.
  • Increase medical knowledge, complex medical terminology is not required

Contact: VISTA Volunteer Coordinator- Mei Lim (401) 274-6347 ext. 209 OR mlim@rifreeclinic.org

Length of Service Requirement: minimum of 6 months, 3 times a month

TO APPLY: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1021790655 or email Mei Lim at mlim@rifreeclinic.org


  • Spanish
  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Networking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 6 months, 3 times a month

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