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Fabulous Feedback

The most recent unsolicited feedback report is now uploaded to the SIS website here on our Quality Assurance page under Positive Feedback. It’s great to hear how much our work is appreciated.  We were particularly moved by a Service Users comments “First of all, I am very grateful for your…

Refugee Week – a few thoughts.

Refugee Week 2019 was a great success! There were many events and over 1,000 people attended the final Family Day in the Dome – 300 people more than last year. Refugee Week is a massive undertaking, unfunded and completely volunteer run.  In the remainder of Europe the focus is on…

Sussex Advocacy Partnership Launches!

Great news – SIS is once again providing Bilingual Advocacy services! Sussex Interpreting Services, along with POhWER, Mind in Brighton and Hove, MindOut, Brighton & Hove Speak Out and Impact Advocacy are now providing the Sussex Advocacy Partnership.  This is a new advocacy hub for the people of Brighton and…

We offer the following services
Interpreting
Our community interpreters work face to face to ensure access to services for people with language support needs. They help people feel safe, heard and understood.
eLangserv
eLangserv allows registered users to request interpreters directly onto our booking system, view booking history and to check the status of an existing booking.
Guest Booking
Interpreting bookings for organisations not using eLangserv. Please provide as much information as possible.
Translation
Translation involves the accurate written transmission of meaning to support understanding.
Bilingual Advocacy
Bilingual advocates work with more vulnerable and isolated service users. They work with the service user to uphold their rights and support people to take control of their situation.
Drop-in
The Drop-in takes place between 11.00am – 1.00pm on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. No appointment necessary.
Social Prescribing
Volunteer linguists reach out to isolated people and excluded communities to explain what services are available and how to access them.
Emergency Interpreting
We operate an emergency interpreting service 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Next Drop-in

Next Drop-in:

Tuesday 16th July 11AM -1PM
العربية / arabic, français / french, polski / polish and español / spanish speaking Volunteer linguists are already confirmed to be there and other languages will be available on the day

 

Recruitment

Trustees

 

We are looking for people with expertise and experience in:
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Business development and charity trading
  • Communications and marketing
  • Employment and Law

Volunteer Linguists needed

 

Do you speak English and Bengali, Cantonese, Farsi, Italian, Russian or Sorani?
Would you like to use your language skills to benefit others in your community?
Are you able to give approximately 3 hours each week?
SIS Year in Review

We’ve made a short film about our year at Sussex Interpreting Services, sharing some facts and figures as well as looking ahead to what’s to come.

WATCH ON YOUTUBE
In the year 2017-2018

we delivered

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interpreting sessions

for

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service users

speaking

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different languages

photo: © Howard Davies/www.eye-camera.com