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

TASKS:

• Receive articles or texts that need translating in Word format from translation team leader
• Once material is translated, send back to translation team leader for revision and proofreading
• Ensure that material is translated 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:

• Good knowledge of English and German
• Respectful of others´ skills and work
• Enjoys collaboration with others and teamwork
• Good experience with written translation
• 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: Virtual, worldwide (not necessary to live in Germany)

TIME COMMITMENT:

4-6 hours per week

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS:

Please send resume/CV to volunteer@tprf.org