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Sign Language Interpreter

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Organization: Onyx Community Services

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Jan 31, 2021

Description

A sign language interpreter is responsible for helping ONYX clients understand what is being said in a variety of situations. An interpreter must understand the subject matter of discourse so he or she can accurately translate what is being spoken into sign language. Volunteers may work part-time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.

Contact

Malak Elgheriani

6134228555

info@onyxcommunityservices.org

Volunteer Opportunity Address
265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1L 6C4

Details

Good for people interested in: Translation and Interpretation; COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This will give you an opportunity to maintain current skills. You will receive after 300 hrs, a letter of good standing and reference letter for employment.

How will the organization benefit?
This will benefit the Onyx Community Services by contributing to the community of Vanier. It will help us stay organized and ready to service our community.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Court ordered community service; Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Families; Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

Public transportation available: Yes

Police record check required: Yes

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