Translator Application Form

If you are a professional translator with a minimum of 4 years of professional translation experience or 2 years of professional translation experience and a university degree in translation or related subject and wish to volunteer for Translators without Borders, please complete this form.

Steps to becoming a volunteer translator:

  • Complete the translator application form below.
    NOTE: To be selected as a volunteer, you must be a professional translator with a minimum of experience qualification of 4 years of professional translation experience or 2 years of professional translation experience and a university degree in translation or related subject.
  • Indicate if you are ATA Certified (Provide ATA number), a Proz.com PRO or a Lionbridge translator. These qualifications will fast track your application. If you qualify to be on the fast track, you will receive credentials for joining the Translators without Borders Workspace where you can receive work directly from our non-profit partners.
  • We will notify you within 30 days whether or not you have been accepted as a volunteer

WHAT TO EXPECT

If you meet our basic requirements, you will be asked to translate a short text. You will receive all necessary instructions at that point.

OR

If you qualify to be on the fast track, you will receive credentials for joining the Translators without Borders Workspace where you can receive work directly from our non-profit partners.