Wesley Urban Ministries Published: September 28, 2017
Location
Job Type
Organization
Wesley Urban Ministries
Skills
Fluent in English and in languages commonly used by our clients (Arabic, Farsi, Somali, Swahili). Previous experience with translation/interpretation. Ability to keep sensitive information confidential. Flexibility in schedule. Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with and assist clients and staff from diverse cultures, backgrounds and age groups
Opportunity Location(s)
Hamilton Central, Hamilton West, Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain, Stoney Creek
Age range
18 >
Training:
Yes
Police Check Required
Yes
Address
52 Catharine Street North

Description

PURPOSE: To assist newcomer clients with low English levels with informal interpretation services during a variety of activities.

Volunteers will be matched with newcomer clients and will assist with interpretation services. Volunteers in this program should be professional, sensitive when dealing with confidential matters, and flexible to the client’s needs.

Benefits

  • Building relationships with newcomers who often feel isolated
  • Contributing to the Hamilton community
  • Ease newcomer's settlement experience

Dates and Times

1 to 3 hours per week.

Clients may need assistance during days, evenings and weekends.
Apply - please enter either an email address or phone number for the volunteer coordinator to contact you
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