The Shimane International Center will hold a training course for “community volunteer interpreter” to carry out an interpreter support in a variety of life situations of foreign residents (medical, health and welfare, education and public administration window, etc.) .

Why dont you use your language skills to help and support foreign residents.

* For more information about the community volunteer interpreter, please refer to the “community volunteer interpreter”.

Flier・Application form


Application Form


Skills of more than 2 languages including Japanese language, not only daily conversation, also those who are interested to be an interpreter volunteer activities in the medical and education fields.

Recruiting languages

Portuguese, English, Chinese, Tagalog


30 persons (on the consideration of the balance of other languages, if there are a large number of applicants, lottery)



Shizuyo Yoshitomi (NPO corporation multilingual center FACIL President)

By language drill in charge

Portuguese (medical)
Nakahagi Elsa (Nagoya Brazil Consulate General of Brazil People’s Committee SABJA-Disque-Saude doctor)

Portuguese (education)
Nonaka Monica (Tenri Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese Associate Professor)

Megumi Hosoda (community interpreter), Taeko Yamaguchi (community interpretation)

Li Haibing (Shimane International Center staff)

Arlene Yashima (Shimane International Center staff)

For application

Using the prescribed form, please sign up to Shimane International Center, the application form must arrive dated June 16 (Thursday). Those who apply after the deadline, we will inform the participants whether can join or not.

Schedule & Time June 25, 2016 1:00 pm ~ 4:00 pm
June 26, 2016 10:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
July 2, 2016 1:00 pm ~ 4:00 pm
July 3, 2016 10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm
PlaceShimane University School of Medicine, Nursing Building (Izumo city Enya-cho, 89-1)
Contact informationShimane International Center Senda / Yokota
Matsue Higashitsuda cho 369-1
TEL: 0852-31-5056
FAX: 0852-31-5055
Shimane University School of Medicine, Nursing Building (Izumo city Enya-cho, 89-1)

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