By Jenna C.

Development and Volunteer Coordinator

Posted Oct 11, 2018

This project is

In Progress

Matched with:

Araceli P.

This project will save us $5,048 , allowing us to 3,000.

What We Need

  • Specific copy, of up to 1000 words, translated from one language to another of the Organization's choice

Nice To Have

Bi-lingual Bi-Cultural Latino
Bay Area

How This Will Help

The success of our organization depends on Having equitable access to information online. Without your help, we cannot Share our program information in Spanish. Your skills will empower us to Reach a larger community seeking resources.

What We Have In Place

We currently have A short website which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have Bilingual staff and volunteers. and the ability to provide any other information you need.

  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

Project Steps

Prep: Distribution of Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the current materials or resources that need to be translated, as well as and any existing materials or terminology already in the desired language
Milestone 1: Project Goals, Timeline, and Process Established and Initial Information are Distributed
  • Volunteer Manager shares information on where and how the materials will be used
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
Milestone 2: Professional Translates Desired Materials and Volunteer Manager Provides Feedback
  • Professional translates the desired materials
  • Volunteer Manager reviews drafts of translated materials, and provides feedback to the Professional on content, grammar, and tone
Milestone 3: Finalized Translated Materials are Delivered to the Organization
  • Professional incorporates Volunteer Manager’s feedback and creates a final draft of the desired materials
  • Professional delivers final draft to the Volunteer Manager
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Experience as a translator and copy editor
  • Proficient in English and the desired language of the Organization
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Materials or copy in English ready for translation
  • Understanding of the target audience for these materials
  • Staff member ready to prioritize this project
  • Recommended- Materials and terminology already written in the desired language, for reference by the volunteer

Our Mission

Mission Graduates is a nonprofit organization that increases the number of K-12 students in San Francisco’s Mission District who are prepared for and complete a college education.

What We Do

Mission Graduates works to fulfill its mission through a wide range of K-12 after-school, in-school, and summer programs that reach over 1,100 low-income children, youth, and families from San Francisco’s Mission District each year. College education as an expectation and goal for every child is a theme woven throughout all of MG’s programs that serve low-income youth and families from the Mission District.