Language Skills Survey

Introduction

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Please read the "Introduction" above.
When finished, click the "submit" button at the bottom of the form.

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1. Name

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(First name and last name's initial are sufficient.)

2. Phone

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(Home and/or cell, with area code.)
Format: xxx-xxx-xxxx

3. Email

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(If you have a choice of email addresses, please use one that does NOT include your last name.)

To be in service as a Register Greeter:

  • You do not need to be a professional translator.
  • You will primarily help direct non-English speaking Group Reps.
  • You are NOT a current Group Rep.
  • You can be a dual member (AA and Al-Anon).
  • You are able to check in with the Diversity Coordinators 30 minutes before the start of Registration to pick your name badge and get a tour of the Venue.
  • You will need to arrange for reliable transportation to and from events.
4. I am willing to be a Register Greeter at the following Assemblies (you may check more than one):

1 day Assembly in May
3 day Assembly in Oct

To be in service as a Simultaneous Interpreter:

  • We need professionals to be of service as a Simultaneous Interpreter. "Professional" means that this is a skill set that you do in your professional line of work.
  • The Interpreter will be taking shifts with the other Interpreters providing English-Spanish to the Spanish Speaking Members and help translate from Spanish-English during discussions, or on the Assembly floor, in real time.
  • At Assemblies, each day is about 9-5pm with 1 1/2 hour lunch break and breaks in-between.
  • At other NCWSA events, dates, durations, times and location vary.
  • For Assemblies, you are NOT a current Group Rep.
  • For other functions, it is OK to be a current Group Rep.
  • You can be a dual member (AA and Al-Anon).
  • You are able to check in with the Diversity Coordinators 30 minutes before the start of Registration to pick your name badge and get a tour of the Venue.
  • You will need to arrange for reliable transportation to and from events.
5. I am willing to be a Simultaneous Interpreter at the following Assemblies (you may check more than one):

1 day Assembly in May
3 day Assembly in Oct

6. I am willing to be a Simultaneous Interpreter at the following functions (you may check more than one):

NCWSA Convention
Sponsor R&R
GTW (Growing Together Weekend
NOCAC (Northern California Alateen Convention)
NOCAC Fundraisers
NOCAC Bashes
TEAM (Together Empowering Al-Anon Members)

7. If you want to be a Simultaneous Interpreter, please indicate your experiences and if you have a professional certification in real time simultaneous interpretation. Not required for Register Greeters.

To be in service as a NCWSA Website Translator:

  • We need professionals to be of service as a Website Translator. "Professional" means that translation is a skill set that you do in your professional line of work.
  • The Translator will translate pages of the NCWSA website from English to Spanish.
  • The Translator can work from home.
8. I am willing to be a NCWSA Website Translator:
Yes No

9. What languages do you speak besides English?

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10. Please rate your skill level for speaking each language you know, from a scale of 1 (basic) to 10 (fluent).

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent * Required
Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

11. Please rate your skill level on reading each language you know, from a scale of 1 (basic) to 10 (fluent).

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent * Required

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

12. Please rate your skill level on writing each language you know, from a scale of 1 (basic) to 10 (fluent).

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent * Required

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

Basic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Fluent None

13. Do you do professional translation/interpretation in your professional life?

Yes No * Required

14. Need transportation to an event? Additional information, comments, questions? Enter them in this text area:

We are interested in responses from throughout the fellowship. Please direct people to NCWSA.org to complete the survey electronically.

Thank you for participating in the Area Survey!
Concept 4: Participation is the Key to Harmony.


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