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Interpreting for refugees and accompanying them on visits to authorities and/or doctors

Diakonie München und Oberbayern - Innere Mission München e.V.

München, Bayern
Medium German skills
Regularly
Approx. 3 h per week
Direct contact
  • Migrants & Refugees
  • Organisation & Administration

About the volunteering opportunity

The aim is to accompany refugees to doctor's appointments and/or visits to the authorities and to translate conversations and forms, if necessary. We are currently looking for volunteers who speak Turkish, Farsi, Dari, Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic or various Eastern European languages, for example. If you can speak one of these languages, please get in touch with us.

Your Tasks

You pick up the person you are looking after at their accommodation and accompany them to the authorities or to the doctor. You help them fill out forms and translate texts and conversations. Afterwards, you go back to the accommodation together.

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity, intermediate German skills are required.

In addition to German, you have one of the above-mentioned language skills, are patient, empathetic, open-minded, socially minded and helpful.

Time required

Regularly
Approx. 3 hours per week.
On weekdays, during the day

The time commitment also depends on the waiting times at authorities or doctor offices.

Important notice

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Where?

Diakonie München und Oberbayern - Innere Mission München e.V.

"Die Innere Mission" helps people with a migration background. Whether as first aid for refugees and asylum seekers or through useful offers for migrants already living in Munich with permanent residence. The employees of our social and migration services often know the challenges from their own experience. They know where to start in order to begin a new life in a foreign country.

More about the organisation
München, Bayern
Medium German skills
Regularly
Approx. 3 h per week
Direct contact
München, Bayern
Medium German skills
Regularly
Approx. 3 h per week
Direct contact