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
480-644-2073

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.