Client Services Romanian translator volunteer

Location: London

When: to be arranged once a week for 2-3 hours (office hours)

Role reports to: Progression Coach

You will contribute to ending homelessness by

Romanian Speaking Translator administrator 

 

 

 Ensuring that members who have Romanian as their first language have access to information and support, though helping to write information in Romanian  and through providing administrative support to the Crisis Skylight staff, facilitating the efficient running of the office, allowing us to support more people out of homelessness

 

  • Who is able to speak and write in Romanian and English 
  • Excellent IT skills with the ability to use the internet, email and Microsoft Office including Excel  
  • Interpersonal communication skills with a particular focus on listening  
  • Good time-keeping and reliability 
  • Non-judgemental, patient and friendly 
  • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and maintaining boundaries 
  • Be positive, productive and have a passion to help end homelessness 

 

 

  • Workplace experience in a national organisation 
  • The opportunity to share existing or develop new skills in a friendly and supportive environment 
  • Opportunities to work with staff and fellow volunteers during the year and an invite to our member celebrations where you can help us recognise the achievements of our members 
  • Regular meetings with your supervisor to discuss how your volunteering is going and what other opportunities and training may be available to you together with an induction 
  • A platform for building confidence 
  • A reference from a reputable organisation 

 

  • translating information such as posters , leaflets 
  •  helping Romanian members with emails  from Romanian into English and from English into Romanian 
  • Supporting Romanian speaking members in classes. 
  • Ensuring promotional material is up to date  
  • To help with any other general administration that is needed 

 

We expect volunteers to comply with Crisis policies including health and safety, data protection and code of conduct at all times.

  • Travel and lunch expenses are reimbursed where appropriate
  • We strive to ensure that our services are welcoming, remain relevant and are fully accessible to everyone that we help and support. We are particularly welcoming of volunteers from diverse and other marginalised communities, as this helps us ensure the best experience for those that we are here to help.  People who have lived experience of homelessness are also particularly welcome to apply.