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, see the current job vacancies below.
We are a US-registered, non-profit organization with an office in Kenya: our translation training center. 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.
Current job vacancies
Contract length: 6 months
Hours: Part time (50%)- Weekends
Location: Home based (preferably located in GMT to GMT+2 locations)
Application deadline: 2 July 2018
The role: To assist Project Officers in coordinating translation projects, ensuring that they are completed efficiently and within the expectations of TWB management and partner organizations/clients. To coordinate collaboration among translators on specific projects, ensuring engagement, appropriate levels of translation quality, and turnaround… READ MORE
Contract length: open-ended
Application deadline: 21 June 2018
About the role: The Community & Translations Manager is responsible for ensuring that TWB’s translation and community team is well-placed to manage growth, develop innovative community engagement strategies, take advantage of opportunities and respond to the needs of the program teams… READ MORE
Contract length: up to a maximum of 15 person/days (June/July 2018)
Reporting to: Crisis Program Manager
Application deadline: 8:00 am Central European Summer Time Zone, Monday 25 June 2018
About the role: Translators without Borders is seeking a consultant to adapt part of its existing modular training curriculum on humanitarian interpreting (approx. 25 hours) for less literate audiences. This will involve… READ MORE
Contract length: initially 4 months, with the possibility of extension
Travel: some travel in north-east Nigeria and between Maiduguri and Abuja/Lagos
Application deadline: 9am Nigeria time, 02 July 2018
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.
About the role: The Shuwa Arabic Community Team Leader will lead on recruiting, capacity building, and managing a community of translators in Shuwa Arabic, from among qualified translators and suitably skilled bilinguals in Nigeria and the wider region… 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.