Volunteer Administrative Interpreters
An interpretation service made available to foreign residents of the city that face difficulties communicating in Japanese at government offices, public schools, or during home visitations.
◆We are currently recruiting volunteer interpreters for Vietnamese, Nepali, Tagalog, and Thai.
- Aged 18 years and above and living in Kitakyushu City or one of the surrounding municipalities
- Language ability
Those with a foreign language as a mother tongue
English/Chinese/Korean: Japanese ability equivalent to the JLPT N1 level
Other languages: Japanese ability equivalent to the JLPT N3 level
Those with Japanese as a mother tongue
Native level ability of the foreign language
For more information regarding volunteer administrative interpretation, please refer to the following link.
As a general rule, each volunteer interpretation session is capped at 3 hours.
Reimbursement of expenses
￥2500 paid to cover transportation expenses
Applicants will be registered as a volunteer administrative interpreter only after being interviewed by the staff in charge.
Please contact us via telephone if you wish to apply.