Spanish / English Translator

The Spanish / English translator volunteer will support the legal staff preparing immigration applications.

Volunteers needed in Oakland and Redwood City.


  • Translate documents from Spanish to English, e.g. birth certificates and other foreign government-issued paperwork, letters of support, and personal declarations.
  • Produce a typewritten version of the document that visually corresponds to the original.


  • Fluency in Spanish (written and spoken) and English (written).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Reliable and able to work with a deadline when necessary.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Commitment to serve, and compassion for, issues faced by low-income immigrant community members, particularly violent crime survivors.


  • Gain experience in a well-respected immigration law office.
  • Use your skills and knowledge to help others reach their dreams.
  • Make a difference for families in need!
  • Build resume. Great potential for recommendations.

Time Commitment

  • There is no minimum time commitment, but must be sensitive to deadlines.
  • May be able to work remotely at times.

To Volunteer

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications to

If applicable, let us know which office you’re interested in volunteering with.

This is an unpaid volunteer position.

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