Volunteer Opportunity


Bilingual Skills Needed for 9-1-1 Calls


If you are fluent in English and Spanish, your skills would be very helpful in our Communications Center. As a Communications Spanish Translator, you will assist 9-1-1 operators by joining telephone calls from Spanish speakers and translating information between the caller and the 9-1-1 operator.


Desired Skills:  Must be calm and clear under stressful circumstances; must be able to hear well on the telephone; must be able to speak concisely and relay information on a timely basis; accuracy; attention to detail; ability to move around the Communications Center to join calls at various stations.

Special Requirements:  Must become certified at the Intermediate Spanish level by the City of Mesa.

Hours Needed:  Any -- Volunteers are needed 24/7. You choose the schedule that works best for you.



Mesa Police Department
Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS)

PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please call the volunteer coordinator at (480) 644-2073.

You can download the application packet here or use the online form to request an application.