MigraLingua – Training modules for community interpreters

Project at a glance

Dates and Place

25 April - 24 May 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Project details

In the framework of the MigraLingua program (linguistic accompaniement of Non-french speaking migrants, ICVolunteers is looking for Community interpreters to participate to its training modules.

Participants should have with the following profile:

  • Mother tongue: in priority Albanese, Spanish, Portuguese, African languages, Thai, Chinese, Arabic or others);
  • Fluent in French (at least reading and speaking)
  • Good knowledge of the institutions of Geneva;
  • Self-experience of emigration.

We offer you the opportunity to help people who face problems in their integration process, to live a strong human experience and to se the world around you from a different point of view.

Training modules

Several training modules are organized by the end of April and in May 2012. The purpose of this training is to provide participants with the basic elements of community interpreting in situations of trialogue and ensure an introduction to intercultural mediation.

Our program collaborates with professional trainers specialized in the areas got onto the training.

If you wish to participate in our training modules, please contact us as soon as possible by email to the following address: migralingua@icvolunteers.org or by phone: +41 22 800 14 36.

If you need further information about our MigraLingua program, please visit www.migralingua.org.

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