Join our dedicated team, committed to bridging the language gap so that information is available in the right language, for people who need it most. For careers with Translators without Borders (TWB), see the current job vacancies below.
We are a US-registered, non-profit organization with in-country programs in Kenya, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and the DRC. Most of our staff work remotely. It allows us to keep overheads down so more of our funds go directly to the important work we do.
Contract length: 6 months contract with the possibility of extension to 12 months and renewal.
Location: home-based until deployment becomes possible; then either based in Dhaka with travel to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh or based in Cox’s Bazar with travel to Dhaka depending on candidate home address and operational requirements
Travel: limited travel in Bangladesh
Application deadline: 31st August, however due to the urgent nature of this post interviews and selection may take place before this date.
About the role: We are looking for an energetic Operations Manager, either home based in Dhaka with regular travel to Cox’s Bazar or Based in Cox’s Bazar with regular travel to Dhaka, subject to COVID-related travel restrictions, to support the Country Director with day-to-day activities and work with the whole TWB team to develop new ideas and processes. READ MORE.
Contract length: 6 months
Hours: 20 to 40, depending on availability
Location: Remote (available during CET core working hours)
Application deadline: August 21, 2020
About the role: To assist the Community and Recruitment teams to build and engage a volunteer community of over 30,000 language professionals, coordinating collaboration among translators, ensuring engagement, recruitment, and growth of the volunteer community… READ MORE.
Contract length: six months, with the possibility for extension
Reporting to: Language Services Coordinator – DRC
Deadline for application: August 19, 2020
About the role: The French Language Lead (Francophone Africa) will be enthusiastic about the importance of increasing access to knowledge through language. The Language Lead will ensure timely and quality delivery of all translation requests… READ MORE.
Contract length: 7 months with the possibility of extension
Hours: Part-time (40%)
Location: Flexible; home-based
Application deadline: 10 Aug 2020
Start date: 1 Sept. 2020
About the role: In this role, the Junior NLP Engineer will join the small but growing TWB tech team, with support from the Gamayun Computational Linguist… READ MORE.
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New vacancies and internships are regularly posted here, so continue to check this page for the latest opportunities.
We rely on the generous support of our many volunteers, both professional translators and specialists in other professions. If you’re keen to join us, volunteer as a translator, or check if we have any other volunteer vacancies at present.