Immigrant Centre now open for in-person services.

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’s life
  • meet new friends
  • learn new skills
  • gain work experience
  • give back to the community

For Interpreter opportunities with the Language Bank, refer to the position description below then click here to apply

We are currently seeking Interpreters for the following languages:

  • Czech
  • Fula/Fulah
  • Karen
  • Burmese
  • Kurdish/Kurmanji
  • Lao
  • Oromo
  • Croatian
  • Hebrew
  • Rohingya/Ruáingga
  • Krio
  • German
  • Sango/Sangho
  • Tamasheq
  • Thai
  • Bulgarian
  • Tamil
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

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

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

  • police station
  • government offices
  • Immigrant Centre
  • 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 organizations outside the Immigrant Centre