The NLSC is a national initiative that seeks volunteers who speak more than one language.  NLSC members help their language communities while supporting U.S. government work in times of need, both domestic and abroad.

NLSC welcomes applications from people who are:

  • U.S. citizens
  • 18 years of age or older
  • fluent in English and another language

Members are compensated while on assignments with a government per diem and a small stipend.

To learn more about NLSC and our mission, please visit You may also contact the Center for World Languages by calling 310-825-2510 or emailing