Get Involved

Get Involved

Volunteer

Volunteering at the Immigrant Centre is an excellent opportunity to:

  • welcome newcomers to Manitoba
  • share your skills and knowledge with others
  • be a positive influence in someone‚Äôs life
  • meet new friends
  • learn new skills
  • gain work experience
  • give back to the community

Other Opportunities

Casual Interpreters (paid) with the Language Bank. Please refer to the position description then click here to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide accurate oral (spoken) interpretation of information at locations such as:

  • police station
  • government offices
  • medical & dental appointments
  • court *(Must be a Permanent Resident or Citizen)
  • legal office
  • schools
  • other agencies

Qualifications and Skills

  • Fluent in language specified
  • Fluent in English with minimum English CLB of 8 or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management and organization skills
  • Previous interpreting experience an asset
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, for interpreter assignments at agencies outside the Immigrant Centre

Schedule and Availability

  • Available for appointments on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Evening and week shifts may also be available
  • Appointments are booked for a minimum of two hours.

Additional Details

  • Interpreters are paid at a rate of $30 an hour.
  • Interpreters are booked on an as-needed basis.

*Please note that due to the large number of applications that we receive, only candidates who meet the minimum position requirements will be contacted.