Become a Volunteer!

Our application is now open! Being a VHIO volunteer affords numerous benefits, including opportunities to expand communication skills, language abilities, leadership, networking, and knowledge of both healthcare and the local communities. Qualities we seek in interpreters:
  • Strong proficiency in English as well as Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese
  • Be mature and reliable – you must notify coordinators at least 48 hours in advance if you are unable to attend an event you signed up for (except for emergencies)
  • Have interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively with patients and hospital staff
  • Be able to commit for at least one year to attend events and translate documents
Applications for the 2018-2019 cycle closed on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm.
If you would like to be receive a notification when the application for our 2019-2020 cycle opens, you can submit your email here.