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Torus Ambassador (Bilingual Volunteer)

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Torus
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Portland, OR
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Published 27 days ago

We are looking for bilingual volunteers to serve the Spanish, Japanese, Burmese, Rohingya, Thai, Somali, Swahili, Karen, Ukrainian, Arabic, Dari, Vietnamese, Cantonese, and Mandarin-speaking communities in Oregon and potentially throughout the U.S. Volunteers will be tasked to do translation and interpretation, run Torus social media specifically for different languages, provide access to resources, be a Torus liaison, recruit English learners, and more. Due to COVID19, everything will be done online. Volunteers do not have to participate in all Torus Ambassador roles. 

Volunteers do not have to participate in all Torus Ambassador Roles

Torus Ambassador Roles

Language Meetup 

  • Facilitate language meetups virtually on Zoom for around 1 hour every week
  • The individuals in these meetups are not English learners but people who want to learn other languages such as Russian, Japanese, Spanish, etc. 
  • Approximately 1.5-2 hours per week for preparation and the session

Liaison with community members in the Torus English class program 

  • Facilitate a Whatsapp group chat consisting of people from different language backgrounds that are currently English learners in our program
  • Communicate information with English learners in their native language and relay information to Torus 
  • Develop relationships with the community of the learner to become a bridge between the organization and the learner’s community
  • Approximately 1 hour per week.

Translation and interpretation 

  • Working with community members and local organizations to give translation and interpretation services
  • Approximately 1 hour per week
  • Please fill out this form

We are looking for bilingual volunteers to serve the Spanish, Japanese, Burmese, Rohingya, Thai, Somali, Swahili, Karen, Ukrainian, Arabic, Dari, Vietnamese, Cantonese, and Mandarin-speaking communities in Oregon and potentially throughout…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    April 22, 2021
    12:00 AM PDT
    7:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    April 30, 2022
    11:59 PM PDT
    6:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
5859 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266, USA

How to Apply

Go to the Volunteer page on the Torus website https://www.torustransforms.org/volunteer

Click the signup button under the Torus Ambassador description

Fill out the Google form

Go to the Volunteer page on the Torus website https://www.torustransforms.org/volunteer

Click the signup button under the Torus Ambassador description

Fill out the Google form

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