English-Spanish Translator (E-Volunteer)

Position: English-Spanish Translator (E-Volunteer)

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Online

Deadline: December 25, 2022

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range: Monthly Stipend

Closing Date: December 25, 2022

Full Description

Brief Description:

Online placement (E-Volunteer)

Partner Location: Honduras

Start Date: November 2023

Placement Length: 1 Month

Language Requirements: English & Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The E-Volunteer’s Role
Would you like to support one of our greatest partners in Honduras? The Roatan Marine park is currently seeking an e-volunteer to support them translate their tourist guide from English to Spanish!

As a translator, your work will benefit the Spanish-speaking clients that visit the Roatan Marine park every day by translating a 76-page guide that highlights the beauties of the marine park!

This task will allow you to:

-Discover one of the most beautiful touristic attractions in Honduras

-Acquire or strengthen professional/related experience in your field

-Create a network of personal/professional contacts

-Create new friendships/relationships

-Professional references (including a recommendation letter)

and much more!!!

Apply now to support our partner in Honduras!

As an e-volunteer, you will:

Translate a 76-page document

Essential Requirements:

Postsecondary degree and/or experience in translation

Essential Background:

Experience in translating documents/articles
Experience in editing translated documents

About E-Volunteering
Cuso International’s e-volunteering program welcomes new and returning volunteers to work with our international program partners and volunteers remotely. E-Volunteering offers many of the benefits gained from international volunteering, while having the extra advantage of fitting into one’s regular weekly schedule without needing a passport. Contributing and giving back to a community, gaining new skills, and making new connections are common benefits of e-volunteering and for Cuso International it is a great opportunity to engage more people in its mission.

E-Volunteers are expected to supply their own basic home office equipment, Internet and have a moderate knowledge of computer technology. Some of our partners are located in remote areas with unreliable internet connection. In addition, for some of our partners, this is their first experience working with e-volunteers so flexibility and patience is a valuable e-volunteer characteristic.

About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner – Roatan Marine Park

A community based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of Roatan’s protected marine and coastal area including all of its flora, fauna, physical and biological characteristics and phenomena, and historical and cultural resources.

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