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Interpreter

Purpose of opportunity:
To provide interpretation facilities at a drop-in for Polish Families in Flint.

Location:
Flintshire Services (Drop in at Flint)

Key activities:
* To translate advice and information for those for whom English is a second language.
* To provide a welcoming atmosphere within the drop-in.
* To keep written records of advice and information given.
* To adhere to Barnardo's policies and procedures in relation to record keeping, child protection, confidentiality etc.

Period covered by opportunity:
Ongoing

Days/Hours/ Time commitment:
One session per week Friday
morning, afternoon
Minimum commitment is 6 months

Attitude/skills/knowledge required:
* Fluent in English and Polish.
* An understanding of the importance of confidentiality.
* Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
* Approachable, welcoming and impartial.
* Able to recognise their own limits and boundaries in the role.
* Able to work within Barnardo's policy and procedures framework.

Training, support or other benefits available:
* Induction to Barnardo's and the volunteer role.
* Access to trainin relevant to the role.

Other relevant information

Expenses:
can be offered

Enhanced disclosure applies