Volunteer Opportunities

Women in Localization is recruiting for several exciting volunteering positions! Join our team.

If you would like to apply for any of the opportunities listed below, please contact volunteer@womeninlocalization.com and include your contact information, position you would like to be considered, and your cv or LinkedIn profile link.

Committee: Operations
Title: Operations Manager

Number of openings: 1
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Support and collaborate with all Women in Localization program directors, reporting to the Director of Operations.  Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Organize and manage the Program Directors monthly call
  • Prepare and run the Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Manage, support and attend bi-yearly strategic Board offsite
  • Update Operation documents on a consistent cadence
  • Assist in keeping Google Drive folder for the Operations committee updated and organized
  • Prepare meeting notes and track any action items from monthly calls and QBRs
  • Help with any special projects

Background information:
The Operations Committee is unique in that it works directly with the board and all of the program directors. This position requires a volunteer with strong program management and excellent communication skills, plus someone who willing to make good deal of commitment.  This role requires @ 2-3 hours a week.

We would love to have someone who brings fresh ideas and even expands the role.  It is a fantastic opportunity to work with some amazing ladies!

Committee: Technology
Title: WordPress Manager + Marketing Liaison

Number of openings: 1
Location: EMEA or U.S.
The Technology Committee of Women in Localization is looking for volunteers who are interested in the technical aspects of managing a big global volunteer organization, are enthusiastic about women issues and contributing to localization industry, and would love to become a part of a big family of women across the world.

This is a volunteer position for a minimum 1 year commitment for approx.10 hrs/month. Overall duties of technology committee members:

  • Assist with development of a technology strategy for WL online platforms
  • Review current technology, operations and risks
  • Identify Technology opportunities
  • Oversee operational technology risks
  • Support the US-based and international chapters from technology point of view
  • Maintain policies and procedures of WL technology strategy

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Own our web platform WordPress (infrastructure, not content)
  • Build membership sign-on page and process for membership sign-up.
  • Create an area with gated content accessible only to members.
  • Serve as a liaison with the Marketing team regarding website infrastructure
  • Prerequisites: Knowledge of website infrastructure, ability to coordinate technology with marketing strategy

The ideal candidate needs to meet the following criteria:

  • Expertise in technology and desire to learn more
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in creating processes and procedures
  • Experience in database management and/or web development (desired)
  • Some experience in evaluating technology opportunities
  • Some experience in the implementation and support of virtual platforms
  • Knowledgeable in technology and desire to learn more
  • Desire to grow, work with women across the globe and be exposed to new situations and mentorship opportunities
  • Preferred background: Software localization engineering and/or computer science; database administration and/or security networks; web development

Committee: Mentoring and Education

Title: Job Board Manager


Number of openings: 1

Location: US preferable


Women in Localization is looking for a volunteer manage the Women in Localization Job and Internship Board.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Checking the new job submission every 1-2 days
  • Post new jobs on WL website – Job Board
  • Take down outdated job posts on regular basis
  • Actively suggest improvements to the process and new ideas to promote the Job Board

The ideal candidate needs to meet the have the below experience and skillset:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Solid writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus
  • Background in creating detailed processes


  • Average 1-2 hours per week commitment
  • At least 1-year term, more if desired (starting ASAP)
  • Availability to attend this program on regular basis
  • Ability/Availability  to respond in a timely and consistent matter