JOB TITLE: Spanish Translator
OBJECTIVE: Provide accurate and complete translations of rules, regulations and other inmate instructions for Spanish speaking inmates. Occasionally we also need short term assistance communicating information to new arrivals and insuring that we are made aware of special needs.
Note: This activity would never involve any form of investigative interrogation or transmission of information related to the crime with which an individual has been charged.
WORKSITE: Primarily in the jail booking area, and in the various housing units.
TIMEFRAME: As needed on call. Same gender preferred for interpreter situations. We do anticipate a growing need for such services.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Fluent in Spanish language
2. Excellent communication skills
3. Attend 2 hour volunteer orientation
4. Pass background screening
5. Complete volunteer application with references 6. Sign confidentiality agreement
CONTACT: Sherry Gill, Programs Director