Women in Localization

Volunteer Opportunities

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

Our open positions are listed below. If you would like to apply for any of the opportunities listed, please contact us and include your contact information, the position you would like to be considered for, and your cv or LinkedIn profile link.

If no positions are listed, please check back regularly. New positions are being added all the time!

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Education and Coaching Leads

Program: Global Community

Number of openings: 2

Location: Anywhere

Women in Localization is looking for two Education and Coaching Leads to support our members in learning and development processes. In this role, you will be working closely with the Global Program Manager on creating and managing educational content and career coaching materials.

While catering for our global community, we focus on creating events and materials for translation students and early careers members, as well as organizing four coaching events per year on diverse topics for our global community.

Closing date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
- The Leads will create material and/or outsource to experts in our community,
- Help with events organization and
- Partner with cross-functional teams within Women in Localization, both locally and in our global community.

Our Global Community also includes the following programs that work together: Mentorship (and Job Board), Membership, and Events and Contents.

Qualifications preferred:
- A background working as a previous volunteer in one of our global chapters is a strong preference
- Has experience or strong desire to learn how to develop education, training and coaching programs
- Familiar with online events organization, including Zoom, Eventbrite and Mailchimp
- Ability to research and organize information
- Creative writing skills

Commitment Expected: 2 years term; 2-4 hours/week, including availability for weekly program meetings at UK compatible times.

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Partnerships Engagement Manager and Chapters and Global Community Liaison AND Partnerships Engagement Manager and marketing and Metrics Liaison

Program: Partnerships & Events

Number of openings: 2

Location: USA, Brazil beeing able to join Partnerships Program meetings in PDT time zone

Women in Localization is recruiting volunteers who will provide engagement management support for our strategic partners as well as the internal W.L. Chapters and Global Community support. No previous experience needed - we train on the job! You will have excellent organizational, written and verbal skills and the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and organize databases and information. Knowledge of G Suite (Google Forms, Gmail, Google Sheet) is a plus.

Responsibilities:

- Manage a defined portfolio of the existing strategic partners assigned to you
- Work with partners to enhance and develop collaborative strategies and opportunities
- Collect, maintain and organize partners’ assets
- Coordinate with the internal marketing program to ensure on-time submission of partners’ social media requests
- Co-develop strategies to enhance partner collaboration and facilitate partner-initiatives on a chapter level
- Additional activities to support the partnerships program as we grow

Commitment Expected: Average 2-3 hours per week commitment; available to participate in monthly calls (1 hour)

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Program Director Assistant

Program: Operations & Metrics

Number of openings: 1

Location: Anywhere

The Operations and Metrics Program Director Assistant reports directly to the Operations and Metrics Program Director and the Operations and Metrics Board Sponsor.
The Program Director Assistant is responsible for easing the workload of the Operations and Metrics Program Director for manual tasks.

Closing date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

The Operations and Metrics Program Director is in charge of:
- Taking notes during PD calls (once a month): the Program Director Assistant is responsible for updating the minutes of the items discussed during the meeting.
- Taking notes during Operations team calls (every two weeks): the Program Director Assistant is responsible for updating the minutes of the items discussed during the meeting.
- Recording and uploading the video of the PD meetings to the shared folder across all Programs and sharing the minutes with everybody.
- Creating and sending out Doodles or meeting requests when needed and when instructed by the Operations and Metrics Program Director or the Operations and Metrics Board Sponsor.
- Give support with any other tasks that the PD may deem necessary such as emailing volunteers, checking the agenda before the meetings to make sure it’s complete, etc etc.

Commitment Expected: The overall commitment for this role is around 6-8 hours/month. The successful volunteer is required to attend bimonthly Ops and Metrics team meeting (every other Thursday, 5pm CET) and PD monthly meetings (every second Tuesday of every month, 4pm CET)

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Volunteer Recognition Assistant

Program: Operations & Metrics

Number of openings: 1

Location: Anywhere

The Volunteer Recognition Assistant volunteer reports to the Operations and Metrics Program Director.

The Volunteer Recognition Assistant volunteer is responsible for assisting the Volunteer Recognition volunteer in running the Volunteer Recognition Program, including the monthly Kudos Awards and biannual Star Award. They work in collaboration with the members of the Operations Program. Their main responsibilities are ensuring that volunteers know that their contributions are appreciated, and building a positive and inclusive culture within the organization.

Closing date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

The Volunteer Recognition Assistant volunteer is in charge of:
- Organizing the monthly Kudos Awards by gathering peer-to-peer nominations and liaising with the Marketing Program for recognition in the member newsletter and blog post.
- Updating Google Forms and Sheets as nominations are collected.

Commitment Expected: The overall commitment for this role is around 2-3 hours/week, and is required to attend the bimonthly Ops and Metrics team meeting (every other Thursday, 5pm CET)

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Volunteer Training Manager

Program: Operations & Metrics

Number of openings: 1

Location: Anywhere

The Operations and Metrics Volunteer Training Manager reports directly to Operations and Metrics Program Director.
The Operations and; Metrics Program is responsible for running the behind the scenes of the organization and focuses on three main pillars: Metrics, Volunteers and Organizational Health.

Their main responsibilities of the Program are:
- Operational health and logistics Volunteer recruitment, onboarding, management, training and recognition
- Metrics
- Directing activities and the use of resources for specific purposes
- Operational alignment
- Liaising with the Board
- Structural and organizational health

Closing date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

Volunteer Training is in charge of:
- Planning and implementing monthly internal volunteer training meetings
- Liaising with Volunteer Recruitment and Recognition, Volunteer Onboarding and Offboarding and PD to understand training needs of our volunteers
- As part of the Operations Program, Volunteer Training will brainstorm relevant topics and arrange for the appropriate speakers to address these topics in our monthly training meetings
- Keeping a calendar up-to-date with all training sessions
- Locating speakers within the organization who can deliver such trainings
- Facilitating and moderating the Zoom sessions

Commitment Expected: The overall commitment for this role is around 2-3 hours/week, and is required to attend the bimonthly Ops and Metrics team meeting (every other Thursday, 5pm CET)

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