Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting!
We're excited to announce the opening of applications for:
- News translator - closing 14 September 2022 at 23:59 UTC
We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don't see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan to put up new applications every few weeks, and we will also publicize new roles as they become available.
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If you have questions regarding volunteering for the OTW, check out our Volunteering FAQ.
Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? We are looking for volunteers of native or near-native fluency in their target languages, who can translate or beta news posts within five-day deadlines. If you enjoy working collaboratively, if you're fluent in a language other than English, if you're passionate about the OTW and its projects, and want to help us reach more fans all around the world, working with Translation might be for you!
We particularly need people for Afrikaans, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Welsh — but help with other languages would be much appreciated.
(Please note that our Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, European Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish and Vietnamese teams are not accepting new members at this time.)
Applicants may be asked to translate and correct short text samples and will be invited to a chatroom interview as part of the selection process. More information about us can be found on the Translation committee page.
Applications are due 14 September 2022
The Organization for Transformative Works is the non-profit parent organization of multiple projects including Archive of Our Own, Fanlore, Open Doors, Transformative Works and Cultures, and OTW Legal Advocacy. We are a fan run, entirely donor-supported organization staffed by volunteers. Find out more about us on our website.