Bilingual Language Interpreter for Computer Classes


The Refugee Orientation Centre Trust helps former refugees integrate well into the community through educational programmes.

We are looking for volunteers to help translate important information for our refugee communities to assist our 10-week basic computer training program. ROC's programs help refugees gain the necessary knowledge and skills to find their feet in Aotearoa. With your help, our refugees will be able to continue accessing information, learn and remain connected to our services without a communication barrier. This translating job is based out of our Frankton ROC Office. Our main languages that need translating are Dari/Persian. Despite the current circumstances, we aim for refugees to be as safe and secure as possible.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;
Goal 4 - Quality Education
Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities

  • A good level of English and one of the languages listed above
  • To be approachable and friendly
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Confident talking to people of all ages
  • Basic computer knowledge desirable, but not necessary

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

This computer course runs for 10-weeks, every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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