Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
This is an exciting opportunity for you to contribute to a regional nutrition program led by CARE Canada!
As a translator you will be improving the quality of the information at the Mozambique office. Your objective is to translate documents from Portuguese to English that will then be used to highlight the completed work of the project to the funder.
CARE’s Southern African Nutrition Initiative (SANI) aims to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and children under 5, while working with local health authorities and communities in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia. Specifically, SANI is expected to contribute to the improved health of approximately 230,000 individuals directly, and over 345,000 individuals indirectly.
As a volunteer, you will:
Translate reporting documents from Portuguese to English;
Support and capacity building of SANI team in creating quality reporting documents to highlight the work done through the project life;
Improve project documentation.
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Degree in Communication, English, translation or other relevant areas
Essential Professional Background:
At least two years of experience in documentation;
Experience working in development;
Experience in research;
Experience working on a community level;
Strong communication skills.
Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country);
Accommodation while in placement;
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs;
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance;
Pre-departure training and in-country orientation;
Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend;
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return;
Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation (more details below).