New forum suggestion for volunteer translations
Thread poster: Andrea Riffo

Andrea Riffo  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:56
English to Spanish
Oct 10, 2006

Hello everybody!

A couple of days ago I published the following question regarding volunteers for a pro-bono proofreading:

(I thank those who answered, both on the post itself or via private message)

This led me to thinking that there are quite a few colleagues out there who would be willing to dedicate a little time in-between paid jobs to support worthwhile causes.

Is there a possibility of creating a forum (maybe in Off-topic) specifically for posting these kinds of proposals, or questions regarding volunteer work as a translator? (aside from Translations4Kids).

I apologise if this has been asked before; I did a forum search with "pro bono" "volunteer", "volunteer jobs", etc. but got pages, pages and more pages of posts with said keywords.

Thank you

Best regards

[Edited at 2006-10-10 18:31]

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DianaMoore  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:56
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Hola Andrea Oct 10, 2006

It is an excellent idea. Perhaps other members can add their experiences with volunteer organizations or how to get in contact with them. I will love to hear more ideas as I need to gain more experience and confidence.

There is an article on Pro Z with links on this subject

Best Regards,

Diana Moore

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Balaban Cerit  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:56
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it would be useful Oct 11, 2006

Hi Andrea,

I agree, such a forum would be useful. Discussions on this topic should be done in a dedicated forum.

Kind regards,

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