The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression announces an opportunity to volunteer within the team Documentation of Violations (Translator) and Admin Assistance

The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression announces an opportunity to volunteer within the team Documentation of Violations (Translator), according following condition:

The employer: The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM)

About SCM: The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organization that aims to a society that guarantees freedom of expression and belief, human rights, and access to justice. Its vision is a democratic world based on justice, freedom and equality, with respect for human rights and dignity

The Project: The Violations Documentation Center in Syria (VDC)

Scope of work: Translation (Ar-Eng) , Translation (Ar- Kurd) – Assistant 

Application deadline: from 14 to 25 April 2021

Duration of Contract: 6 Months

Date to launch announcement: 14th April 2021

Place of Work: Anywhere provided the applicant has good internet connection

Number of positions available: 5 (3 Ar-Eng translators, 1 Ar-Kurd translator, 1 assistant

Required qualifications:

For the translators:

  • Fluent speakers of Arabic and English\
  • Fluent Speakers of Arabic and English
  • Excellent and safe communication skills

For the Assistant: 

  • The ability to assist in administrative work, provided that he /she is proficient in dealing with files and computer programs and has good knowledge of digital security principles
  • Excellent and safe communication skills

Requirements:

  • A computer is required
  • The ability to use Excel and Google Drive software is required
  • The ability to work at least 2-3 hours a day
  • Maintaining a safe work environment by complying with SCM’s rules and procedures
  • Protect the confidentiality and privacy of the information that is dealt with in all cases
  • Adherence to the principles and values of volunteer work and the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
  • General knowledge of human rights terminology and the terminology of the Syrian context
  • The ability to carry out electronic correspondence in an appropriate and clear manner
  • For the administrative assistant: priority for applicants who have good command of English language

How to apply:

  • The CV must include contact information (telephone number, Skype address), previous experiences with professional references, academic qualifications
  • CV must be in PDF with the full name of the applicant in the title and the position name, in accordance with the position applied for, as follows:

(Name – volunteer – Eng translator)

(Name – volunteer – Kurd translator)

(Name – volunteer – Assistant) 

  • Applications sent via email to  [email protected]ngo 
  • CVs will be reviewed after the announcement deadline and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We sincerely apologize for not replying to the excluded candidates.

Interviews:

Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by the end of April and the beginning of May