Bilingual Support

LCMS provides fee-for-service language and cultural support in workplaces, community services and schools via trained Bilingual Workers.

Our Bilingual Workers can help you communicate with potential employees, current employees, clients, students and parents. They can provide information directly in the client’s first language or support your own communication with informal interpretation.

Our Bilingual Workers are trained and experienced community service professionals who can provide contextual knowledge across employment, HR, community services and education contexts. They can also provide cultural knowledge and context about the communities and clients you are working with. All our Bilingual staff speak fluent English and speaker their LOTE and native language level.

Our Bilingual Workers speak:

  • Dari
  • Farsi
  • Hazaraghi
  • Karen
  • Dinka
  • Urdu

Other languages may be available on request.

Cost

Bilingual support is offered at a rate of $50/hr within the Bendigo region.

  • Minimum call out of 90 mins
  • Charge of $10 per 15 minutes after initial 90 mins
  • Support offered across Central Victoria for an additional travel fee

Contact

Please get in touch to discuss your needs or make a booking:

Kate McInnes, Operations Manager, on (03) 5441 6644 or at k.mcinnes@lcms.org.au

 

Our Bilingual Staff are not NAATI Qualified. For medical, legal and specialised contexts we recommend using NAATI Qualified Interpreters of a level 3 or above.