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Translation for U-Report Polls from English to Dhivehi (Maldives)


23 Jul 2020 This opportunity is no longer available Share
23 Jul 2020 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
U-Report South Asia is creating a pool of translators who would support in translating surveys addressing young people issues from English into Dhivehi (Maldives), Education level: Bachelors degree or more WORKING TERMS The volunteer will be asked to start ASAP and to submit the translation work within 48 hours (for a text of approx. 1000 words). Google translation will not be accepted. The volunteer will be able to strengthen their knowledge of young people issues and perspectives during the process of translation. The work of the volunteer is highly valuable and will allow the polls to reach thousands of young people in South Asia. For online volunteering financial support is not provided. Online volunteers will receive a certificate for completing their assignments.
Translation and interpretation
U-Report is a free online tool to communicate and share issues that matter to young people. It allows young people from any community, anywhere in the world to speak out, respond to polls, and become positive agents of change. U-Report is all about young people’s voices. Once someone join the U-Report community they are able to take polls and share young people’s issues and voices with other young people and policymakers. Website: www.southasia.ureport.in
Volunteers: 12 needed
1-5 hours per week / 1 weeks
The volunteer should be fluent in the local language (preferably native) and English and should have a great interest in youth empowerment and youth engagement related work. A background in translation, youth engagement and having an understanding of youth friendly tone of voice is an advantage. The volunteers need to be able to work under tight deadlines. Interested candidate will be requested to submit a paragraph translated into language in which they expertise in as part of the selection.

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