Labour Market Bridging for Volunteers: Interpretation and Translation

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association


Description
Provides interpretation and translation services and related work experience to volunteers.

Service offers:

  • interpreter preparation and training by an instructor
  • presentation from industry experts in education, legal service, health service, family services, and private industry
  • Cultural Interpreter Language Interpretation Skills Assesment Test ( CILISAT )
  • preparation for interpretation and translation clinics at CIWA and community organizations
  • computer training in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint

Affiliation: Cultural Interpretation Services for Our Communities ( CISOC )
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to immigrant women with:
  •  volunteer placement at CIWA
  •  permanent residency 
  •  Canadian Language Benchmark level 7 or higher 
  •  5 months of fulltime availability for the training and assignments
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • call 403-263-4414 or email
  • visit website for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-263-4414
Fax
403-264-3914
Web Site
http://www.ciwa-online.com/services/107-labour-market-bridging-for-volunteers
Email
employmentservices@ciwa-online.com
Languages
Interpreters and translators may be available. Contact for details.
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees vary. Contact for details.




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - An accessible entrance (wheelchair ramp) is at the front of the building, an accessible washroom is located on the second floor; and accessible parking is available at the side of the building.
Other disabled access: Yes - Elevators.
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
September 18, 2023
Address
138 4 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 4Z6
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