Volunteer Jobs

Spanish / English Translator

Oakland OfficeRedwood City Office

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


  • 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 volunteer@iibayarea.org.

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

This is an unpaid volunteer position.