Asian Family Support Services of Austin, or AFSSA (formerly Saheli) is seeking dedicated bi-lingual volunteers who are interested in using their language skills to help survivors of violence. Possibility of contract employment. Training will be provided.
All languages welcome, especially: Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Cantonese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Karenni, Karen, Korean, Mandarin, Nepali, Persian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Urdu, Visayan, and Vietnamese.
Interpreter Training dates:
Evaluation: Jan. 20th or Jan. 23rd from 10a – 12p
and Jan. 28th from 1:30p - 2:30p
Classes: Feb. 3rd to 27th on Mondays & Thursdays from 10a – 2p
(No class Monday Feb. 17th, class will be rescheduled to Tuesday Feb. 18th)
Location: Highland Mall Area
Training will be FREE for all AFSSA volunteers. Learn more about becoming a volunteer!
CALL 512-358-6318 x 201 TO REGISTER FOR THE TRAINING.
THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 27th
If you are interested in going through the training or know someone who would be interested, please forward this information to them. Training is during the weekday to encourage stay-at-home moms and retired members of our communities to participate. We need to spread the word about this so we can get maximum participation. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Rajani if you would like copies of the flier to post at places of worship, businesses or other community centers.