Archive for January, 2012

Spanish Recruitment Information

January 19, 2012 Leave a comment

VHIO is recruiting for Spanish this spring!

Note: because of the importance of cultural competency, we only accept native speakers (you have learned Spanish as a heritage language from your family) or if you have lived in a Spanish-speaking country for at least 6 months.

(All other languages, please apply in the fall)

We strongly encourage prospective applicants to attend our info session on Monday Jan 30th from 7-8pm in 2032 VLSB to hear our presentation and ask questions.  Officers will speak about VHIO, their experience, and your involvement! Please bring any questions you have.

Important dates:
Mon Jan 23rd 7-8pm…………Info session 2032 VLSB
Sun Jan 29th 11:59pm……….APPLICATIONS DUE VIA EMAIL
Mon Jan 30th…………………Notifications for interview time
Wed Feb 1st – Sun Feb 4th…..In-language interviews
Mon Feb 5th…………………..Final notifications for acceptance
Wed Feb 8th 6:30-8pm……….First training

Responsibilities of volunteers include patient advocacy, interpreting at health fairs, and attending health related community service events that require interpreting services.

***Please note that volunteers are required to receive training from 6:30-8pm on Wednesdays, starting on Wed, Feb 8th.***

With the knowledge and skills you learn from the training, you will be able to interpret at clinics and health fairs, participate in patient education as health coaches, and outreach to form new collaborations.

Please click here for the application (due Sunday Jan 29th at 11:59pm)

<a href=""Please click here for the Powerpoint presentation from the info session

Feel free to email any questions to

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January 2012 Newsletter

January 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Please click here to view VHIO’s January 2012 newsletter. ¬†Read about VHIO’s latest news, what is planned for 2012, and an alumni spotlight featuring Janice Chow.

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