Volunteer - Translators and proof readers French-English and English-French NEW
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Graines de Paix (International HQ)
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
rue Cornavin 11
18,000 users visit our website each month from over 190 countries!
Help us provide our free resources to French and English speakers all around the world. Our translation assistant will guide you.
Field: Translators and proof readers
Location: Geneva 1201 / virtual / from home
Graines de Paix is an international NGO that designs and develops educative solutions which combine quality education with violence prevention and promote a culture of peace.
These solutions include curriculum development, tacher-trainer training, direct teacher training, teaching resources for teachers and students, extracurricular materials and activities, plus advisory services. Emphasis is placed on human values, interpersonal skills and critical thinking skills, all of which which are essential both for school success and peaceful coexistence.
Founded in 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland, Graines de Paix is a recognized public charity and has received ECOSOC status with the UN. Graines de Paix is neutral and independent of any political, religious or sectarian persuasions, always favouring open dialogue.
Graines de Paix is active in Switzerland, France, West Africa, and the MENA region.
Become one of our translation volunteers
Our online resources are written in French and we are currently in the process of redoubling our efforts to create a 100% bilingual website.
The website pages to translate concern:
- the information sections (About us, Activities, News...)
- the Resource sections (Dictionary, Quotations, Authors, ...)
We also several documents and brochures to translate into English.
Contact us if you would like to help us with one of the following:
Translations from French > English - or - from English > French
Proofreading in English - or - Proofreading in French.
Fluid writing style, able to adapt to the writing style of the website
Proficient spelling/ grammar
Proficient use of Word and its revision tools
If possible: website editing experience.
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Precise, rigorous and motivated.
Interested in transforming education to include the psychosocial and emotional skills that enable school success, violence prevention and a culture of peace.
Work from home, from wherever you are, at any time of day or night
Learn about and contribute to peace through education
Make a concrete action toward a peaceful future
Increase your subject-specific vocabulary
(emotional skills, education methods, culture of peace)
A few hours each week or sporadically.
Start date: immediate
Send your CV and cover letter to: candidatures (@) grainesdepaix.org with the subject line:
Bénévolat traductions et/ou relectures - LAST NAME first name
Familiarize yourself with our website and our documents
- Training Provided
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Send your CV and cover letter to: email@example.com with the subject line:
LAST NAME first name - Bénévolat traductions et/ou relectures