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Position: Interpreter
Organization: Slow Food Canada
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Slow Food Canada is looking for English to French interpreters for the upcoming National Summit in Guelph May 2-5. As an interpreter, you will help Slow Food Canada, a non-profit organization that protects local food cultures and traditions, communicate its important mandate to French-speaking delegates. This year's Summit is packed with inspiring talks, engaging workshops, and of course delicious fare. As an interpreter, you will have access to the entire programming, free meals, and an honorarium for your vital work. For more information the summit visit: http://slowfood.ca/2019-guelph/

Your responsibilities: Provide simultaneous interpretation from English to French for our French guests attending the Summit. You will be expected to interpret for 30 mins at a time, with breaks in between and rotations with other interpreters to keep you fresh!

Experience required: Bilingualism, comfort with simultaneous interpretation, knowledge of vocabulary related to Slow Food.

What you will gain: As an interpreter, you will gain valuable experience putting your language skills to the test in a friendly and supportive environment. This year's Slow Food Canada's National Summit features an exciting program on the circular food economy with a great mix of panel discussions, live tours and tastings. Come mingle with some of the leaders building Canada's local and sustainable food systems.

We value your time and expertise and will also be offering an honorarium for your service.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, contact p2stephe@uwaterloo.ca with an expression of interest and your CV.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 12 2019    ID: 53098