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Filipino Translator

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: World Cares Center, Inc.

Posted on: November 13, 2013

Volunteer Opportunity description

World Cares Center (WCC) is a registered 501(c)(3)nonprofit whose mission is to empower communities through disaster response, training, and coordination.

Filipino (Tagalog) Translator Volunteer

Qualified candidates should have the ability to convert written material from English to the native language of Philippines, Tagalog, ensuring that the translated version conveys the meaning of the original as clearly as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include any and/or all of the following:

  • Read and comprehend the original material, World Cares Center's children's book on healing.
  • Translate the book, word for word, from English to Tagalog, while maintaining the book's intended message.
  • Review visual material (photos, graphics, illustrations, etc…) and other content, in addition to the text, and convert it to appropriately reflect the culture and sentiments of the Filipino people.
  • Proofread and edit final translated version.
  • Present a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text as a Microsoft Word document.

Preferred Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Tagalog and English.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, primarily Microsoft Word.
  • *Please be advised that this is a non-paid volunteer opportunity.*

How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter to

NOphone calls regarding this position will be accepted.


520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 201B, New York, NY, 10018, US

Time Commitment

Less than 3 months
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Days of week
Flexible schedule