Good afternoon to all,Due to the pandemic, and situation we are under, CoDA is having their annual business conference virtually rather than meeting in person this year. The pandemic has resulted in a decline in 7th tradition donations. This year at the CoDA Service Conference, CoDA cannot pay for interpretation and translation services for the CoDA Service Conference.The Events Committee is asking Voting Entities to search among your own CoDA members to assist in interpretative services. We are unable to offer any compensation. The two languages most needed are Spanish and French. We are using Zoom meeting features for simultaneous interpretation. We would assign through your email address to a language channel. You will hear the CSC as presented in English while you dictate the interpretation in your language into the Zoom channel. The ones who wish to receive interpretation will be able to access that channel and hear your interpretation. If you feel you have or know someone who has the skills required for this endeavor, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.We know this is a demanding job so having multiple individuals able to take turns during the conference is ideal. If you are able also to attend the practice orientation on Monday, August 17 or Sunday August 23rd. The actual times needed are listed below. Also posted is a sample of instructions from zoom for interpretation.
We also could use volunteers who are willing to translate our Delegate package which is already posted in English on the website.
We hope life finds you all healthy and safe! In the future hopefully we will all get together physically, to get warm hugs, and maybe incorporate our own interpreters within our own fellowship!
Languages preferred: Spanish and French
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)
Sunday, August 23 from 2-4 pm EDT
Monday August 24 - 11 am EST -5 pm EDT
Tues August 25 - 11 am EST -5 pm EDT
Wed August 26 -11 am EST -5 pm EDT
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