El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Language Interpreter Volunteers

April 5, 2022

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Language Services Volunteer Unit (LSVU) is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of dedicated volunteers. The LSVU is comprised of citizen volunteers who work alongside the staff of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.  Specific areas of service include the following:

• Provide accurate, literal, and timely translation of verbal, written, and audio communications occurring between Sheriff’s Office personnel and non-English speaking individuals
• Attend position-related training 
• Instruct and advise Sheriff’s Office personnel in the language services function, its availability, coordination, and utilization capabilities
• Complete written translation projects of some of the standard forms utilized in the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office

Applications are available on-line to print at https://bit.ly/3lp91mE and should be mailed or delivered to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program Coordinator, Laurie Thomas, at 27 E. Vermijo Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903, or emailed to [email protected].  Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 22, 2021 by 5:00 PM.  

For information about the application process, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator Laurie Thomas at [email protected] or 719-520-7216.

For more information about the Language Services Volunteer Unit please visit the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office’s website at www.epcsheriffsoffice.com or contact Deputy Edwin Kohl at [email protected] or 719-520-7182, ext 40075.

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