Volunteer Ukraine Project Translator

Dorset, Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

Main Purpose:

Dorset Mind has started a new project to support Ukrainian refugees based in Dorset with their mental health and adjacent needs. We need support and involvement from volunteers in the community that speak Ukrainian and/or Russian to help make the project a success.

A successful applicant will support Dorset Mind translate written materials from English to Ukrainian and/or Russian. You will also be supporting with written communication on our social media platforms, our website and to translate material or support sessions or training courses.

You will be fluent in English and Ukrainian and/or Russian and have excellent communication skills.

This is a new role, and it is subject to change with a successful applicant’s input.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the mission of Dorset Mind by:
    • Raising awareness within general and specific communities about mental ill health. That is to say educating people about symptoms – what they are, what to expect and how to spot them.  We also help people about what they can do when they experience symptoms or know someone who does.
    • Challenging the stigma and inequality of mental ill health so that neither stigma nor inequality prevent people receiving information and support they need.
    • Promoting the ethos of recovery from mental ill health by educating people about recovery.#
  • Interpreting support to Ukrainian and/or Russian if participants that are not English speakers
  • Translating written content from English to Ukrainian and/or Russian.
  • Support with posting messages and increasing engagement with the Ukrainian diaspora via our social media channels

For the full list of responsibilities, please read the role description below.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this role and think you have what it takes, please complete the attached Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and email it to: volunteer@dorsetmind.uk. Alternately, please post this to: Volunteer Team, Dorset Mind, 8 Stratfield Saye, 20-22 Wellington Road, Bournemouth. BH8 8JN.

Volunteer Ukraine Project Translator Role Description

Volunteer Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

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