Valley Community Interpreters

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12572, Albuquerque, NM 87195
Additional Address:

WESST Enterprise Center
609 Broadway Blvd NE
Albuquerque NM 87102

County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 596-0592
NTEE Code: B- Education
Mission Statement:

Valley Community Interpreters is committed to improving and increasing language access at all levels of New Mexican society. We do this by providing cultural competency and interpreter training to bilingual healthcare, community and emergency services, education professionals and bilingual community members.

Primary Programs:

* Interpreter Training for Bilingual Community Members - An intensive 80 hour course for bilingual persons interested in pursuing a career and working as interpreters.
* Medical Interpreter Training for Healthcare Professionals - 40 hour industry standard course for professionals currently working or who have worked in the healthcare field.
* Interpreter Training for Community Services Professionals - An internationally recognized 40 hour course for professionals working in education, public and social services fields.

Other Programs:

* Interpreter Continuing Learning a series of study sessions to continue to build interpreter skills and vocabulary for program graduates and students.

**Valley Community Interpreters is a fiscally sponsored program of the Rio Grande Community Development Corporation.**

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Native American
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Cecilia Portal

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about service learning, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Is fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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