The Advocates for Human Rights has an ongoing need for volunteer interpreters and translators to assist our low-income asylum clients.
We need volunteers to translate documents and help with in-person meetings/interviews. Our clients speak nearly 50 different languages, so the need for language assistance is great. In particular, we need individuals who speak French, Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Arabic, Spanish, and Hmong.
We train, support, and provide resource materials to our volunteers. Training is provided through periodic orientations.
Interpreters do not need to attend a training before beginning work on a case, but all volunteers must complete a confidentiality agreement.
To volunteer, please fill out our Volunteer Interpreter Sign-Up Form and someone will contact you to talk more about how you can help.
To access the our Volunteer Interpreter Manual, click here.
*If you are interested in working specifically on asylum cases, please contact Allison Griffith (email@example.com).