Travel Buddy/Interpreter

Travel Buddy/Interpreter

Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services

Website:

Deadline:

None

Duration

ongoing

Commitment

on-call (3-4 hours a week)

Location

Brampton

Description

Scope: To help integrate immigrants into their community by becoming familiar with Brampton’s respective transit system and neighbourhood resources.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide Polycultural clients with escort/interpretation services at various government, financial, medical, social, legal institutions.

  • Assist clients with navigating Brampton transit system

  • Submit written or verbal reports of each escort/interpretation to the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • Verbal and written fluency in English

  • Verbal and written fluency in Arabic/Somali

  • Good understanding of the Canadian social services system

  • Available from Monday to Friday, between 9:00 am and 7 pm

  • Requires a good understanding of interpreter's role

  • Must enjoy working and interacting with people

  • Punctual and responsible

  • Familiarity with issues newcomers are facing in Canadian society

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of newcomers

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application Instructions

Please send your resume at resumes@polycultural.org

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