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About the Position
Position #: 21399
OrganizationMennonite Coalition for Refugee Support
Position: Iranian Persian / Arabic Speaking Volunteer - Translation and Interpretation
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. We are currently in need of someone with both Iranian Persian and / or Arabic fluency for translation or interpretation.
Training Details: Must attend a general MCRS volunteer orientation. Specified training to follow.
Working Conditions: You will work at the MCRS main office. Opportunities to work from home.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail: Various scheduled and on-call opportunities at the office.
Age: 14+
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: Office Work, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Translation, Computer Skills
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Emily Charron
Phone: 519-571-1912 Ext. 103
Address: 675 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 0A1


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm