Support ORSG-VAC with translations of documents (5 Posts)

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Description of assignment title

Support ORSG-VAC with translations of documents

Assignment country

United States of America

Expected start date

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Sustainable Development Goal

16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

For how many hours per week will the volunteer be required?

1 – 5 hours per week

Host entity





12 weeks

Number of assignments



Mission and objectives



To translate advocacy documents (including child friendly resources) produced by the SRSG-VAC Office to help disseminate relevant information to wider audience, including governments, civil society actors, and children. There are 3 to 5 assignments depending on the language. The documents are about different forms of violence against children and children’ protection from them. Some of the documents are child friendly assets produced by the office.

Task type

Translation and Interpretation

Task description

The online volunteer/s will work under the direct supervision of the Special Representative of the Secretariat-General on Violence Against Children (SRSG-VAC) and the team in translating documents, including child friendly resources in all UN official languages and one other language. Example of documents can be found in the following the URL: Each volunteer is expected to translate 3-5 documents that are between 13-20 pages long depending on the language being translated. Please note that number of documents to translate may increase by one or two. However, the online volunteers are not expected to support the team beyond the maximum 3 months assignment length.


Required experience

Qualifications, Education and Experience – University degree on translation or language related fields in one or more of the languages specified. – Experience in translating documents. – Experience in translation child friendly documents would be an advantage.


English, Level: Fluent, Required French, Level: Fluent, Required Arabic, Level: Fluent, Required Chinese, Level: Fluent, Required Spanish, Level: Fluent, Required Russian, Level: Fluent, Required Swahili, Level: Fluent, Required

Other information

Inclusivity statement

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.

New York, United States


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