Translation/Interpretation

Organization Details
Organization Name: Accueil Francophone
Address: 190 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg MB  R2H 0H7
Website: www.accueilfrancophonemb.com
Organizational Description: Accueil francophone is an initiative of the Franco-Manitoban Society (SFM), created in December 2003 to help Francophone newcomers settle in Manitoba.
Accueil francophone:
Welcomes Francophone newcomers;
Assists in the settlement process in the community;
Informs and facilitates access to services and programs in the community;
Sensitizes the host community to get involved in supporting newcomers.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Help translate documents like diplomas, transcripts and certificates from French into English. This type of volunteering may be done at a distance without the volunteer being obliged to come to our office to work.

Accompany someone who does not yet speak English to an appointment (e.g. at the children's school or at the doctor's office) where s/he will be spoken to in English. The volunteer translator will need to have a good knowledge of at least English and French.
Skills Required: Excellent spoken and written language skills, with English and foreign languages
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Speaks another language: Nuer, Swahili, Dioula, arabic, kurdish...
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
How to Apply: Email: gweeh@sfm.mb.ca
Phone: 204-975-4250 ext. 259
Online: accueilfrancophonemb.com/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020
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