Volunteer Medical Clinic


Volunteer Medical Clinic Spanish Interpreter for Patients and Clinicians (Remote)

Do you speak Spanish? Do you want to help make healthcare accessible to everyone, regardless of whether they have insurance Be an Interpreter for patients at Catholic Charities‘ free Volunteer Medical Clinic! 

 

Our clinic provides free primary care services to people in need, and most of our patients speak Spanish as a first language. We are seeking Medical Clinic Interpreters to facilitate communication between patients and their doctors. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Interpret for patients and clinicians in virtual appointments 
  • Introduce yourself to the patient and explain your role 
  • Present yourself professionally through your dress, background, and punctuality 

Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, including medical terminology
  • Have access to a computer with camera and microphone
  • Fully embrace Catholic Charities Culture of Caring 
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills 

Desired Skills, Experience & characteristics: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or studying in a healthcare field 
  • Current medical students are also welcome! 

Volunteer Benefits: 

  • Work directly with a clinician in individual medical sessions 
  • Gain experience with interpretation and translation 
  • Gain understanding of the healthcare needs of immigrant populations
  • Be part of a dynamic volunteer team 

Support: 

  • Participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation 
  • Clinicians and the clinic director will be available to answer questions 

Time Commitment: 

  • Serve 2- or 4-hour shifts during clinic hours: M, W, Th 8:30AM-4:30PM 
  • May serve multiple shifts per week 
  • 100 hours yearly, or 12 month commitment required 

Location:  

  • Remote Opportunity

     

     

    Next Steps:

    • By November 21: Fill in an application 
    • October- November: Matching Expectations conversation with Catholic Charities staff.  
    • Mid January: Attend virtual Volunteer Orientation and complete screenings.  
    • Early December: Begin volunteering!