ProudPolitics is a multi-partisan organization which aims to diversify the face & voice of Canada's politics by increasing the number of openly LGBT officials at all levels of government. This year we are hosting 2018 Out To Win, a non-partisan LGBTIQ+ candidate and campaign training for aspiring and current LGBTIQ+ and ally candidates and civic leaders, their campaigns teams, and friends and family.
We are looking for 2 volunteer ASL interpreters to assist one of our guests during this event.
TIME & COMMITMENT
When: Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Event Time: 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Hours: Shift 1: 8:30am to 12:30pm OR Shift 2: 12:30pm to 4:30pm
(If you are available for both shifts, please feel free to sign up for both)
This volunteer position assisting the hearing-impaired or deaf understand what is being communicated, either in a group setting or one-on-one.
What we’re looking for someone who:
-Understands the subject matter so he or she can accurately translate what is being spoken into sign language
-Has strong skills in both English and sign language
-Strong listening, research, memory and sign language skills
-Experience interpreting & conveying messages to the hearing-impaired or deaf
-Certification is not required but is preferred
-Expand your network with prominent past, current & future civic leaders of Canada
-An opportunity to network with prominent past, current & future civic leaders of Canada
-An opportunity to give back to your community
-An opportunity to have a deeper understanding of political campaigns
-An opportunity to meet ProudPolitic’s staff, our volunteers and potentially make new friends and connections
-Light refreshments will be provided
-A letter documenting your volunteer hours & role
-TTC tokens will be provided
The conference itself is business casual attire, therefore, volunteers will be required to dress accordingly.
HOW TO APPLY
-The application deadline is Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 5:00 pm.
-Please complete this short form.