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German translator

The Living Communities

About The Living Communities

The Living Communities aims to promote ecotourism in Mayo and celebrate old Irish, French and German cultural ties. Our work is focused on making multilingual website/videos, setting up an ecobusiness for the great community of CeathrĂș Thaidhg- Mayo. Find out more here ...

What's Involved

Ireland and Germany have a history going back over 3,000 years. This project gives voice to a community of Irish speakers in Mayo who wish to rekindle our old bonds with a magnificent well researched tour on our multi-lingual website.

We are looking for somebody willing to take a shot at writing German for commercial purposes to help approach German tour companies about using our Ecotour product - researched and built up by volunteers. As a volunteer in this role, you will communicate with the companies on our list in a clear and professional way.

In addition to direct marketing, we shall use an EU scheme for entrepreneurs who seek a Strategic Partner. We have a Dresden address for this. We may need help again, in the case of communications relayed from Dresden.

What's required for this position

The ability to write good German, meeting commercial standards.

  • Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Work is carried out using the internet. Meetings are of a social nature.

Other location details:
Cyberspace works for us. E-mail, Skype usw.

Also available in these counties
Donegal, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Our past volunteers have benefited from well deserved references and from gaining commercial experience working in a worthwhile, very novel endeavor.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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