Translators

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The Role

The Federation of Black Canadians produces all work in english and french. We are currently looking for volunteers that can support translation from english to french.

Time Commitment (approximate):

 – (12-15 hrs/month)

Skills Required

Bilingual Imperative (English and French)

  • Ability to translate text, documents, and graphics from English to French and from French to English
  • Ability to transcribe notes in both official languages

 (12-15 hrs/month)

Activities and Tasks: 

  • Translate the documents in a reasonable amount of time and/or inform the coordinator if you are unable to complete the translation
  • Report to the volunteer coordinator (by email) about the status of the translation & the time spent working on the translation 

Knowledge, Skill and Experience Profile:

  • Attention to detail 
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Previous experiences in translating

Benefits of being a Member:

  • An opportunity engage in local, provincial and national conversations
  • Access to FBC updates and opportunities
  • Provide an additional community voice 
  • An opportunity to gain experience and learn more about internal opportunities 
  • An opportunity to have a tremendous impact in the community across Canada
  • Broaden your professional network
  • Provide support and direction for members all across Canada
  • Provide a public service