Primarily assist Caring Community staff in working with interpretation of phone calls from Spanish-speakers seeking emergency financial assistance; occasional document translation. We may also have the occasional need for a Spanish-language meeting or presentation.
Assist survivors of domestic and interpersonal violence by responding to calls on our 24-hour hotline and meet with survivors in our office to provide crisis intervention, emotional support, court advocacy and referrals to community resources.
Interpret between Advocates and clients over the hotline or in-person, and/or translate written materials, including Compass Center documents, educational information, court-related documents, and client-related documents. A 10-hour training and sample translation are required.
In keeping with the mission of the American Red Cross, Disaster Responder volunteers are trained to provide timely, innovative and effective planning, preparedness and relief that enhances the ability of people to anticipate, survive and recover from disasters.