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Translate Stories from English to Japanese


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Male, Female, Both


  • Organization: UNV – United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Tokyo
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-01


The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program is a UN organization that encourages peace and development through volunteerism throughout the world. The program proposes volunteer opportunities in 150 countries and has volunteers from 160 countries with eclectic backgrounds and perspectives. UN Volunteers work in different fields such as disaster reply, society empowerment, and endurable livelihoods. If you are curious in serving in a UNV program, you can find a guide to UN volunteer jobs on volunteerforever.com.


The tasks for Translate Stories and Video Scripts from English to Japanese are:

WFP is seeking support from 4 Online Volunteers to translate feature stories, video scripts, flyers, and press liberations from English to Japanese. Each Online Volunteer is required to translate 1-2 documents each week that is in line with WFP editorial guidelines.

Translated materials will be utilized by WFP Japan Relations Office to bolster WFP branding and visibility to garner public support and mobilize resources in the Japanese market. The selected Online Volunteers will directly inform to Communications Officer at the Japan Relations Office and will have an opportunity to be exposed to WFP’s transmissions activities and gain experience by supporting the translation tasks at the world’s largest humanitarian association .

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The requirements for Translate Stories and Video Scripts from English to Japanese are:

  • Nominees should have native Japanese speaker proficiency and fluent in English. Familiarity with humanitarian and growth issues will be considered an advantage. Professional experience in translating press releases, stories, video scripts and social media posts considered a strong asset. Attention to details and a flair in writing are considered key criteria.
  • Japanese understanding  Level: Mother tongue, Required
  • English understanding  Level: Fluent, Required


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