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About the Position
Position # 19676
OrganizationMennonite Coalition for Refugee Support
Position Translator / Interpreter - Spanish
Location 675 Queen Street South, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement The Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support is a community-based organization that inspires hope and helps to create a welcoming, compassionate and inclusive Waterloo Region for refugee claimants. MCRS supports refugees through their claim process, provides settlement support, builds communities of mutual support and works to educate and encourage community mobilization, helping to facilitate a positive transition for refugee claimants in the community.
Description Translation/Interpretation volunteers support client claims by translating crucial documents and organizational resources, preparing templates of official documents, and/or interpreting spoken language in client meetings. MCRS is seeking a volunteer who has an excellent command of and fluency in both Spanish and English.
Training Details Must attend a general MCRS volunteer orientation. Specified training to follow.
Working Conditions You will work at the MCRS main office.
Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail Various scheduled and on-call opportunities at the office.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Office Work, Newcomer Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Translation, Computer Skills
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Contact Andrea Gardiner
Phone 519-571-1912 Ext. 103
Address 675 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 1A1


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