Many sponsor groups find volunteer Interpreters through their networks. However, sometimes you just need a professional for sensitive or important conversations.
1. Community Interpreters List:
AURA has a list of Toronto based Interpreters who generally accept Legal Aid Rates ($30/1st hour, $20/additional hours). Contact AURA for names/numbers.
2. Access Alliance:
This Community Health Centre/ Settlement Agency offers face to face interpretation (about $50/h) and over the phone interpretation (about $2/minute). All proceeds are invested back into the organization. You must open an account with them. https://accessalliance.ca/programs-services/language-services/
Professional translation and interpretation services in 300+ languages https://www.mcislanguages.com
4. Imintera: Immigration Interpreters Association:
Imintera is an association of independent Translators and Interpreters accredited and security cleared by the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Search for the language you need and contact the individuals directly to ask about rates: www.imintera.com