Training for Volunteer Interpreters and Translators

Please join us on Thursday, December 15, for a training on interpretation and translation nuts & bolts and best practices. Current and prospective interpreters and translators are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. *RSVP by December 14 to Mayra Prieto at mprieto@rmian.org

Duties

As a volunteer interpreter, your duties may include:

  • Providing language assistance during client-attorney meetings and interviews by telephone or in-person
  • Translating written documents

Requirements

  • Fluency in English and another language (Spanish preferred)

  • Age 18+

  • An interest in learning the basic skills of interpretation and translation (no professional experience required)

  • Commitment to interpreters’ ethics, including confidentiality, accuracy, impartiality, respect, cultural competency, and professionalism

  • Flexible hours

  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Desire to support adults and children in immigration proceedings

  • Proficient written communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a timely fashion

  • Access to transportation

  • Must pass a federal background check and provide $15 to RMIAN for processing of check

    For more program information contact Mayra Prieto, Legal Assistant, mprieto@rmian.org 3489 W. 72nd Ave., Ste. 211 * Westminster, CO 80030 * (720) 370-9112 

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