OBJECTIVE:

To allow German-speaking people to enjoy TPRF’s website and to become familiar with the Foundation and its objectives

ANSWERS TO: German translation team leader

DESCRIPTION:

To help with ongoing translation of the TPRF website into German by proofreading translated material

TASKS:

• Receive in Word format articles or texts from translation team leader that need proofreading
• Once material has been proofread, send back to translation team leader
• Ensure that material is proofread within reasonable given deadlines
• In the longer term, help — with the collaboration of other translators and revisers — to create an institutional glossary of terms specific to TPRF that will be relied upon when translating the site in order to allow for consistent use of language

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

• Proficiency in German language
• Good knowledge of English
• Experience with proofreading (journalistic experience a plus)
• Respectful of others´ skills and work
• Enjoys collaboration with others and teamwork
• Good experience with editing and proofreading
• Able to meet deadlines
• Proactive

REQUIRED RESOURCES: Private computer, high-speed Internet access, Word, Skype, and phone

TRAINING/BRIEFING PROVIDED:

Introduction to team and tasks provided by German Translation Team Leader

LOCATION: Introduction to team and tasks provided by German Translation Team Leader

TIME COMMITMENT:

4 hours per week

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS:

Please send resume/CV to volunteer@tprf.org