Language Translator

Volunteer translators work within a team to assist Newcomers with information referral to clients who speak a second language (Current need: Cantonese, Mandarin, Tamil, Arabic).
Volunteers will assist in translating information to ensure participants receive the same quality of programs in North East Scarborough. Volunteers report to the Newcomer Program Coordinator and liaise with the Program Facilitators.

Work Location:

  • 90 Littles Road
  • 1321 Neilson Road

Tasks/Activities/Responsibilities

  • Assist in translating information during client meetings from English to client's preferred language
  • Support in Newcomers programs by translating information for participants to understand the content
  • Assist in answering phone calls and calling clients in Client’s preferred language about programs and information referral
  • Assist in various tasks as needed at the Centre

Experience/Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be reliable
  • Be fluent in English and second language
  • Good communication skills
  • Be patient and friendly
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable with working in a team or individual setting
  • Be available once a week for 2.5 hours

Benefits of this Volunteer Role

  • Support program staff in delivering successful program
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills
  • Earn mandatory volunteer hours
  • Gain personal satisfaction by giving back to others

For more information, contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@mfrc.org
Phone: 416-284-4184 ext. 205

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