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I would like to do some voluntary work.
Thread poster: acuarela
acuarela
Local time: 01:27
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Mar 21, 2004

Hello, my name is Vanesa and I would like to gain some experience by doing voluntary work.
I have searched the web but couldn´t find any organization. Can you recommend a site?
Thank you very much.


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Carolyn Denoncourt  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:27
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try www.ashoka.org Mar 22, 2004

Hello Vanessa,

Ashoka is an organization that supports what it calls "social entrepreneurs", that is people who create programs designed to make positive social changes. I have no connection with the organization, but I have heard good things about it. They seek volunteers, including translators. You probably should start at the home page to learn about the organization. Then you can go to their volunteer page which is www. ashoka.org/involved/volunteer.cfm.


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Carolyn Denoncourt  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:27
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try www.ashoka.org Mar 22, 2004

Hello Vanessa,

Ashoka is an organization that supports what it calls "social entrepreneurs", that is people who create programs designed to make positive social changes. I have no connection with the organization, but I have heard good things about it. They seek volunteers, including translators. You probably should start at the home page to learn about the organization. Then you can go to their volunteer page which is www. ashoka.org/involved/volunteer.cfm.
I hope this helps.


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Özden Arıkan  Identity Verified
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Local time: 05:27
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English to Turkish
Hello Vanessa, Mar 22, 2004

Here is another one

http://www.tsf-twb.org/

Good luck!


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Lesley Clayton
France
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And another one Mar 22, 2004

http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/

Good luck,

Lesley


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Charlotte Blank  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:27
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http://www.partners.net/get_involved/volunteer.htm Mar 22, 2004

Hi,

just found this one. They are working mainly in the Americas and are looking for volunteers in various fields. Here's an extract from their website:

Examples of typical assignments include:

Receptionist
Data Entry
Publications/Materials Development
Grant Research/Proposal Writing
Written Translation (English, Spanish, Portuguese)
Interpretation (English, Spanish, Portuguese) - Certification Required
Special Events Organization
Program Coordination
Partnership Strengthening

I don't know them but it seems to be an honest organization.

Good luck!

Charlotte

[Edited at 2004-03-22 15:26]


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Michelle Temple  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 21:27
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www.kidlink.org Mar 26, 2004

Kidlink - www.kidlink.org

Translation of web pages for children (mostly into Spanish and other languages). A good way to practice translating HTML files and have your work published on the web.


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