Friday, June 22, 2012

Volunteer Translators Needed for World Choir Games

From UC International:

Position Title: Host Translator Guide Volunteer

Languages Needed: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Kazak, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Main functions: Provide language translating services to participating choirs, and escort the choirs from the first official event and until the last official event.

 Reports to: Language Services Team Leader.


  • Host Translator will be assigned to serve a choir based on country and province.
  • Host Translator will also be paired with Choir Host and work closely to serve choirs.
  • The goal of both the Choir Host and Host Translator is to make the American experience positive and meaningful by embracing the choir as a friend. All participants (choir members) should experience the real sense of the warmth and friendliness Cincinnati has to offer.

  • Team members will be responsible for:
  • Escorting choirs to all official activities and have the option of joining them at leisure activities.
  • Keeping the choir on schedule
  • Knowing the location of all official venues
  • Ensuring that choir members are keeping up with belongings.
Time Commitment:

  • Days of operation July 4 – 14. There are 2 sessions 4th to 9th and 10th to 14th.
  • Hours could start as early as 7am and end as late as 11pm.
  • There are 3 shifts a day, morning, afternoon, and evening.
  • Goal is to have the same team escort the choir throughout their 4-5 day stay.
Must Register at Click on the section for volunteering and check the section on Language Services and then indicate the language. After you have registered you will be contacted by a member of the Language Services Team.

However, if you are a native speaker of the following languages, please provide the additional
information about the date and times you are available and the city and province you are from to

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