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Translator–Cairo

Provide translation for documents from Arabic to English and vice-versa. Incumbent will be responsible for entering data into the database systems; verifying the validity and accuracy of any data before entry as well as acquiring any missing data. 

Our strong commitment to excellence in service delivery means that we seek only the best people to carry out our mission. 
At Coptic Orphans, we are committed to a Child-Safe environment as the children's dignity, safety, and well-being are at the center of all we do. As such, all selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check, or working with children check, as part of of their hiring process. Continued employment is contingent upon the check indicating clear records of any child-related violations. Check may be repeated as required by each country's laws and provisions.
 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
 
  1. Accurate translation of reports, letters and various text in electronic and hardcopy formats that contain not only facts but also some abstract language showing ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.
     
  2. Capture regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text; using word choices and expressions that generally adhere to target language norms and means of expression specific to subject field, and that are strong enough to successfully convey the intended message(s).
     
  3. Prepare reports and other communication documents.
     
  4. Ensure perfection of data uniting names and addresses from different database systems, and ensure data is complete and sensible.
     
  5. Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
 
  1. BA with 3-5 years of professional experience as a translator and Translation Certification is a plus.
     
  2. Excellent command of the English-language; strong written communication skills.
     
  3. Advance computer skills to produce written translations and products, and allow basic research of the Web.
     
  4. Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully as to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
     
  5. Strong writing skills to write clearly and informatively and edit for spelling and grammar.
     
  6. Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness.
     
  7. Great interpersonal skills, professionalism and good character
 
Working Conditions and Environment:
 
May be required to work extra and off-duty hours when necessary.

 

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Be a part of an organization that has touched the lives of 45,000 children in Egypt over the past 25 years!

 

Coptic Orphans' Accomplishments by the Numbers:

-Impacted the lives of 45,000 children

-Ensured 100% enrollment of our participants in school

-Established a permanent presence in 675 villages throughout      Egypt

-Partnerships with 55 Coptic dioceses

-Over 450 currently active Church-based volunteer "Reps"

-300 annual life skills workshops organized for mothers and      children 

-250 widows have started their own business via our microcredit initiative

-90¢ of every dollar goes directly to field programs in  Egypt

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