By volunteering for charities that provide essential services for free, our trained interpreters and translators are helping improve the quality of life of those with language barriers. Click here to learn more about our partnered organizations.
Based on their skills and experience, volunteers can be interpreters, translators, both. Interpreters & translators both act as conduits of meaning between two parties that do not speak the same language; and interpreter uses spoken language (or signed) and a translator uses written language.
As a volunteer interpreter, you will be called upon to remotely help an English-speaking individual properly communicate with a limited-English individual. As a translator, you will help translate written information from English into a non-English language or vice versa.
None! You can always deny a volunteer request, no questions asked. When you apply to volunteer, you will select the maximum number of appointments you would like per month, we will never exceed that.
Apna Ghar assists women & children who are survivors of gender-based violence. From running a 24-hour crisis line to providing emergency shelters, Apna Ghar is ensuring that those who have been impacted by interpersonal violence are able to live a safer and happier life.
The New Life Volunteering Society free health clinic is a clinic in Chicago that provides primary care services and medicine to those without health insurance. Patients will be seen by a team of medical students followed by a physician, all volunteering their time.