Senior Translation Volunteer

(Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution)

Position ID: V-HVC0147 Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactShazia Wall, Neighbour Navigator, Food for Life; Phone: 905-635-1106 ext 225; Email:
DutiesLooking for older adults 55+  
Ability to speak English and translate and have conversations in the following languages: Russian, Arabic, Urdu, French, Mandarin, Spanish 
Community minded individuals looking to further support those looking for food support who do not speak English 
Giving people direction on where and how to access food 
Most volunteer work will be done over the phone, with the possibility of in person should the current COVID environment improve 
Training will be provided 
Volunteer commitment of 6 months - 1 year
Ages55 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForSeniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Newcomer Assistance ; Telephone Communication ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Translation & Languages
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Number of PositionsBurlington: 12 individual(s) 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Start DateOn or after 20 Jan 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameFood for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Office Phone905-635-1106
Address & Map
2258 Mountainside Dr
Burlington, ON L7P 1B7
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