Volunteer - Translators and proof readers French-English and English-French NEW

Published

06/19/2018

Start Date

08/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

rue Cornavin 11
Geneva
GE
1201
Switzerland

Description

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

Site: www.grainesdepaix.org

Context

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.


Qualifications

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.

* * * * * * * * *

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.


Advantages

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)


Work Schedule

A few hours each week or sporadically.

Start date: immediate


Contact

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

Visit our website and our resources on education and peace.

Download our documents.


Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

candidatures@grainesdepaix.org

Send your CV and cover letter to: candidatures@grainesdepaix.org with the subject line:

LAST NAME first name - Bénévolat traductions et/ou relectures


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