Languages Needed

Languages that we need interpreters for are: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Kurdish, Mandarin, Pashtu, Punjabi, Tamil, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

However, we also need other languages – so please do contact us if you would be interested in interpreting for another language.

Location of IRCs

The immigration removal centres that our volunteers visit are located at: Gatwick, Heathrow, Milton Ernest (near Bedford), Consett (County Durham), and Strathaven (near Glasgow).

Training and Support

Medical Justice organises training and support sessions for our volunteer interpreters, including:

  • Full day introductory training for new volunteers
  • Sessions on working with medical professionals
  • Sessions on telephone interpreting

If you are interested in volunteering as an interpreter for Medical Justice, please email for an application form or to discuss the role and find out more about how you could volunteer.