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  1. + Executive Director

    About PeaceGeeks

    PeaceGeeks is a non-profit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We focus on inspiring local action to address local challenges in the myriad of communities in which we work. Winner of the 2017 Google.org Impact Challenge, PeaceGeeks has seven years of experience in the peace-tech space, working with both small community organizations and large partners like the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Government of Canada, to develop scalable platforms for building stronger communities in Canada and abroad. We are an agile organization with a strong culture.

    We have a number of projects in motion, funded by the Government of Canada and Google.org Canada. These projects include a community initiative in Jordan working to combat polarization online and the development of an app for newcomers to Canada called Arrival Advisor.

    We are based in Vancouver, Canada, and Amman, Jordan. Our Vancouver office is based at the HiVE coworking space (210-128 West Hastings St., Vancouver).

    PeaceGeeks is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

    More info at peacegeeks.org.

    Position Description

    We are seeking a visionary leader for the role of Executive Director to continue PeaceGeeks’ success during this pivotal moment of exponential growth for our organization.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will lead and grow our organization to deliver its primary outcomes in the not-for-profit peace-tech space.

    Your leadership and experience will sustainably develop our culture and our teams to deliver outstanding results in our projects.

    The role requires someone with domain expertise and passion for creating strategies, programming, policy, and research at the intersection of technology and peace.

    The existing Executive Director & Founder will step down shortly after the successful candidate is in place and equipped with the necessary training and resources.

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    • Overseeing the development of a long-term Strategic Plan for PeaceGeeks growth and development
    • Enhancing and expanding funding based on the Strategic Plan, including through core funding, grant writing, corporate outreach, individual giving, donor stewardship, capital planning and implement new sustainable funding models 
    • Continuously strengthening PeaceGeeks' core operational capacities including through staffing, financial management, internal evaluations and project Monitoring & Evaluation towards strengthening organizational and project impact 
    • Overseeing the revision of marketing and communications messaging and strategy towards strengthening brand identity and fundraising
    • Conducting personnel evaluations towards strengthen team development in line with career aspirations and organizational objectives
    • Creating and maintaining meaningful relationships with all key community stakeholders
    • Representing PeaceGeeks and issues related to technology and peace in key public appearances, including speeches

    Qualifications

    The incoming Executive Director will possess the following:

    • An advanced degree in Management, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Development or equivalent experience
    • 7+ years of senior leadership experience in a non-profit organization where you were successful at building and maintaining a strong team culture
    • In-depth understanding of the key issues at the intersection of technology and peace in Canada and internationally
    • Exceptional communications, outreach, and fundraising skills, including with potential granting organizations, individual donors and corporate funders
    • Experience leading remote teams
    • Experience managing project and organizational level budgets
    • Previous experience with Agile methodologies for Project Management an asset
    • Experience with peace tech, tech sector, or government relations an asset
    • Knowledge on Canadian immigration considered an asset

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary based on experience 
    • Extended health care, dental and vision benefits
    • 3 weeks of vacation and 8 paid sick or wellness days per annum
    • Continuous personal and professional development opportunites 
    • Leading an impactful contribution to peacebuilding in developing, non-democratic and conflict-affected regions, and socio-political cohesion here in Canada
    • Strengthening your knowledge about relevant contemporary international peace and security issues, especially as they related to technology
    • Collaborating and networking with an anazing group of volunteers and community leaders including from non-profit organizations and international institutions 
    • Tight-knitted culture powered by a fun, respectful and diverse workforce and with social events 

    Work Location

    The Executive Director will work from the PeaceGeeks offices at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street). The Executive Director is permitted to work from home on occasion when necessary.

    Apply Now

    Please submit your resume and cover letter (indicate your ideal salary range expectations) by October 20, 2019 to https://peacegeeks.org/jobopenings

    If you have any questions, please reach out to Recruiting at recruiting@peacegeeks.org

    Apply now
  2. + Chief Development Officer (35 Week Paternity Leave Term)

    Chief Development Officer
    (35 Week Paternity Leave Term)

    About PeaceGeeks

    PeaceGeeks is a non-profit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We are based in Vancouver, Canada, and Amman, Jordan. We operate on the principle of inspiring local action to solve local problems, with a vision to make peace a lived reality for everyone. 

    We partner with community-based changemakers to build tech tools and capacities towards making communities safer: empowering refugees through access to information on critical services; preventing and responding to violent extremism in digital spaces; and supporting human rights defenders to stay safe online while addressing human rights abuses. 

    PeaceGeeks has several projects in motion, including an app funded by the Google.org Impact Challenge that fast-tracks refugees and immigrants in Canada on a pathway to successful resettlement with a personalized directory of settlement services, as well as a capacity building program funded by Global Affairs Canada that supports artists, activists and youth in Jordan to respond to hate and violence in online spaces. 

    More info at peacegeeks.org.

    Our Geek Values
     

    Empowerment

    We empower our community-based partners by focusing on opportunities that further their mission, and by acting as equals with shared commitment
     

    Collaboration

    We build strong and complementary teams and create effective and collaborative relationships with our partners
     

    Openness

    We commit to being open, honest and transparent, and to prioritizing open-source technology
     

    Learning

    We are agile and resourceful, we commit to learning equally from success and failure, and we strive to create opportunities for growth
     

    Compassion

    We work in inherently challenging situations; therefore we commit to acting with compassion, humility and patience.

     

    Security

    We commit to mitigating vulnerabilities in digital spaces and ensuring that everyone can engage online in safe and informed ways.

     

    Position Overview
     

    The Chief Development Officer leads PeaceGeeks’ development strategy which includes fundraising, prospecting, negotiations, and outreach. This management position works closely with the Executive Director, as well as, the Marketing, Communications, and Event teams to execute the development strategy. This role engages the board of directors, builds sponsor connections, and manages the fundraising team. The Chief Development Officer has a direct and fundamental role in PeaceGeeks’ growth and success.

    The Things You Love Doing


    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Development Officer is responsible for the following:

    • Lead PeaceGeeks’ organizational development
    • Lead and manage the fundraising and grants team, including recruitment and hiring of staff and volunteers
      • Engage and support the board on all aspects of development, fundraising, as well as prospecting companies and major gift donors
        • Create key messaging and assets to engage the board
        • Provide opportunities to the board and support their efforts
    • Report on fundraising to the board using a developed standard reporting process
      • Fundraising admin and pipeline creation within Salesforce
      • Manage digital analytics and tracking conversion goals
      • Optimize for conversions
      • Create risk analysis and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort on priority fund development activities
    • Manage fundraising calendar (schedule of communications and events related to stewardship and solicitation) for individual, corporate and major giving
    • Manage Individual Giving Stewardship and Solicitation Strategy
    • Create Corporate Strategy & Pipeline: Sponsorship, Foundations, Major Gifts & Planned Giving
      • Plan corporate sponsorship opportunities for the year and outreach strategy
      • Conduct donor research
      • Identify prospects and manage volunteer support (eg. volunteer introductions)
      • Meeting with potential and existing sponsors
      • Prepare proposals and manage the creation of communications material
      • Execute and track sponsorships (creating marketing assets, tracking progress, internal reporting)
      • Stewardship and thank yous
    • Vet and write grant applications for key grant funding opportunities  
    • Plan events as required for the Fundraising Strategy
    • Take on the role of a spokesperson for the organization for all types of media
    • Other related duties and operational support as required

    The Things You Bring To Us
     

    • Education in Marketing, Fundraising, Communications, or an equivalent qualification
    • 2 - 5 years of Development, Fundraising, and Outreach experience
    • Experience in Organizational Development and Strategy
    • Capable of representing and communicating the PeaceGeeks brand to sponsors
    • Demonstrated experience in community engagement and/ or managing stakeholder relations
    • Comfortable with and enjoy being a jack-of-all-trades
    • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
    • A demonstrated interest and awareness of global issues
    • A love for Research, Data, and Analytics
    • Graphic design experience is an asset
    • Experience with Salesforce is an asset
    • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers is an asset
    • Experience in the technology, non-profit or immigration sector is an asset

    The Things You Experience

    • Gaining practical experience working on projects with multinational teams
    • Learning about relevant contemporary international peace and security issues, especially as they related to technology
    • Making an impactful contribution to peacebuilding in developing, non-democratic and conflict-affected regions, and socio-political cohesion here in Canada
    • Collaborating and networking with an amazing group of volunteers and community leaders
    • Building and interacting with a growing open source developer community
    • Tight-knitted culture with a fun, respectful, and diverse team
    • Team socials and events
    • Working with open source tools and open data for social good projects
    • Working with other non-profit organizations and international institutions on projects that have similar or complementary objectives

    Hours of Work and Expected Start Date

    The Chief Development Officer role is a paternity leave term coverage for 35 weeks. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours/week expected to begin mid-late October. You must be willing and available to work as needed in the evenings in order to facilitate stakeholder meetings and engagements outside of normal business hours.

    Work Location
     

    The Chief Development Officer will work from the PeaceGeeks offices at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street). The Chief Development Officer may be permitted to work from home on occasion with permission from your supervisor.

    Compensation
     

    A competitive salary will be determined based on experience level.
    Please indicate your expected salary within your cover letter.

     

    Apply now
  3. + RFP: UI/UX Design Contractor for PeaceGeeks’ Arrival Advisor Project Portfolio

    The Organization

    Based in Vancouver and Amman, PeaceGeeks is a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We operate on the principle of inspiring local action to solve local problems, with a vision to make peace a lived reality for everyone. Check us out here: https://peacegeeks.org/

    In March 2017, PeaceGeeks won the Google.org Impact Challenge in Canada, allowing us to launch the Arrival Advisor project, to build an app that will help newcomers in Canada to access information and services to strengthen their settlement experience and integration success. Arrival Advisor is developed in partnership and consultation with newcomers, settlement organization leadership and frontline settlement workers across Metro Vancouver. The app will be first piloted for use by newcomers and settlement workers in Vancouver, where newcomers account for 40% of the population. Arrival Advisor will initially serve municipalities across the Metro Vancouver area, with plans to scale to British Columbia and across Canada. Learn more about Arrival Advisor: https://peacegeeks.org/arrival-advisor

    Scope of Work

     

    PeaceGeeks is seeking requests for proposals for a UI/UX Design vendor to collaborate on the design and user experience aspects of the Arrival Advisor project portfolio, which includes the Arrival Advisor app described above, as well as four new, concurrent, inter-related projects that complement the Arrival Advisor app and are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada from 2018 - 2021.

    The Arrival Advisor project portfolio includes:

    1. The Arrival Advisor app (currently in development), which fast-tracks newcomers in Canada to successful resettlement, by connecting them to a personalized roadmap of their most relevant services. The app is piloting starting in August 2018 with plans to scale to more municipalities in the fall of 2018, leading up to the full launch in April 2019.
    2. The Mentor Match application (new), which aims to match newcomers with relevant career mentors.
    3. The Feedback module (new), which aims to incorporate feedback mechanisms into the Arrival Advisor app in order to collect feedback from newcomers on the app experience, app data, service experience and overall needs.
    4. The Information Management project (new), which will address anticipated gaps in BC211 towards the purpose of strengthening data quality and localization for Arrival Advisor.
    5. The Settlement 2.0 Research project (new), which will convene research and dialogue with the settlement sector in Vancouver on how best to leverage technology, innovation and open source/data/standards in order to develop shared/shareable solutions to common challenges and objectives.

    The UI/UX Design vendor will be responsible for the following:

    • Collaborating with the product team on the user research strategy, including facilitating interviews, usability testing plans and workshopping sessions with advisory committee members, as well as presenting findings and rationale behind design decisions
    • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers, in order to ensure the best solutions for users
    • Designing end-to-end user experiences based on project objectives
    • Creating and presenting project deliverables, including sketches, wireframes, mocks, flows, information architecture, user discovery findings and prototypes, in order to communicate product ideas and rationale to all relevant stakeholders
    • Engaging in regular feedback collection and workshopping to iterate designs, being open to critique but also able to justify design decisions with research and reasoning
    • Supporting community engagement processes and meetings, including through the preparation of project presentations, and other committee coordination activities as needed
    • Assisting with the preparation and submission of all project-related marketing and communications materials
    • Supporting the planning and implementing of the Marketing & Outreach Plan for the Arrival Advisor launch, and leading the development of a new Marketing & Outreach Plan for Settlement 2.0 and Mentor Match activities.

    Requirements

     

    A successful contractor should have many of the following:

    • Minimum of 1 years of experience in UI/UX design, ideally on app development projects
    • Demonstrated experience in community engagement and/ or managing stakeholder relations
    • Have a strong understanding of user engagement and research methodologies
    • Fluent with latest UX/UI tools (such as Sketch and InVision), processes and best practices
    • Able to conceptualize and build solutions with low- to high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes
    • Able to lead a creative process within a collaborative and Agile environment
    • Able to develop research-backed user stories, personas, archetypes, experience maps
    • Strong understanding of branding and visual design techniques
    • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Aptitude for technology and the ability to connect technical concepts with customer value
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
    • Experience supporting a product launch is an asset
    • Experience in the non-profit or immigration sector is an asset
    • Basic understanding of front-end technologies is an asset
    • Understanding of branding and visual design techniques is an asset

    Timeline

    Proposals will be accepted starting Feb 1st, 2019, and a decision will be made on the selected vendor in Feb 15th 2019. The successful vendor will be expected to start work in as soon as the final decision has been made.

    Selection Criteria

    The following is a list of criteria that will be used to determine the winning vendor:

    1. Number of years of experience
    2. Ability to supply all of the services required
    3. Flexibility to allow for changes as they occur over the course of the project
    4. Prior experience providing services required, including a portfolio of existing products/projects
    5. Appropriate supply of internal experts that cover all aspects of a full stack developer
    6. Testimonials and references
    7. Sustainability and financial stability
    8. Price (Please provide hourly rate)
    9. Terms of business
    Apply now
  4. + RFP: Full Stack Software Development Vendor for PeaceGeeks’ Arrival Advisor Project Portfolio

    The Organization

    Based in Vancouver and Amman, PeaceGeeks is a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We operate on the principle of inspiring local action to solve local problems, with a vision to make peace a lived reality for everyone. Check us out here: https://peacegeeks.org/

    In March 2017, PeaceGeeks won the Google.org Impact Challenge in Canada, allowing us to launch the Arrival Advisor project, to build an app that will help newcomers in Canada to access information and services to strengthen their settlement experience and integration success. Arrival Advisor is developed in partnership and consultation with newcomers, settlement organization leadership and frontline settlement workers across Metro Vancouver. The app will be first piloted for use by newcomers and settlement workers in Vancouver, where newcomers account for 40% of the population. Arrival Advisor will initially serve municipalities across the Metro Vancouver area, with plans to scale to British Columbia and across Canada. Learn more about Arrival Advisor: https://peacegeeks.org/arrival-advisor

    Scope of Work

    PeaceGeeks is seeking requests for proposals for a UI/UX Design vendor to collaborate on the design and user experience aspects of the Arrival Advisor project portfolio, which includes the Arrival Advisor app described above, as well as four new, concurrent, inter-related projects that complement the Arrival Advisor app and are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada from 2018 - 2021.

     

    The Arrival Advisor project portfolio includes:

    1. The Arrival Advisor app (currently in development), which fast-tracks newcomers in Canada to successful resettlement, by connecting them to a personalized roadmap of their most relevant services. The app is piloting starting in August 2018 with plans to scale to more municipalities in the fall of 2018, leading up to the full launch in April 2019.
    2. The Mentor Match application (new), which aims to match newcomers with relevant career mentors.
    3. The Feedback module (new), which aims to incorporate feedback mechanisms into the Arrival Advisor app in order to collect feedback from newcomers on the app experience, app data, service experience and overall needs.
    4. The Information Management project (new), which will address anticipated gaps in BC211 towards the purpose of strengthening data quality and localization for Arrival Advisor.
    5. The Settlement 2.0 Research project (new), which will convene research and dialogue with the settlement sector in Vancouver on how best to leverage technology, innovation and open source/data/standards in order to develop shared/shareable solutions to common challenges and objectives.

    The Full Stack Software Development vendor will be responsible for the following:

    • Working with the product team in order to understand the architecture of the Arrival Advisor platform in order to plan for the integration of additional modules.
    • Collaborate on the technical planning aspects of the Settlement 2.0 and Mentor Match projects
    • Collaborate on the development work including database development and roadmap execution
    • Coordinating with local and international technical partners and strategic partners on roadmap and product development matters
    • Deriving / documenting requirements from all stakeholders
    • Researching existing platforms that are relevant to this project
    • Working with / developing an open source community for Arrival Advisor project
    • Working on pilot deployment/ prototypes with all stakeholders
    • Collaborating with other development resources (contractors, interns) that may be brought onto the project
    • Assisting with other PeaceGeeks technical needs as required

    Requirements

     

    A successful vendor should have many of the following:

    • Educational experience in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in software development
    • Minimum 1 year of experience leading the development of a mobile application
    • Familiarity with front-end tools and frameworks
    • Experience working on agile teams
    • Strong communications experience working with developer teams
    • Ability to articulate clearly and think strategically
    • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain a high degree of ethics
    • Understanding of contemporary debates on user privacy and security

    The following items are not required, but beneficial:

    • Product management experience
    • Experience with service design
    • Experience with software design
    • Experience working in open source projects
    • Familiarity with front-end design

    Timeline

    Proposals will be accepted starting Feb 1st 2019. The successful vendor will be chosen by Feb 15th, 2019 and will expected to start work  as soon as the decision has been made.

    Selection Criteria

    The following is a list of criteria that will be used to determine the winning vendor:

    1. Number of years in business
    2. Ability to supply all of the services required
    3. Flexibility to allow for changes as they occur over the course of the project
    4. Prior experience providing similar services, including a portfolio of existing products
    5. Appropriate supply of internal experts that cover all aspects of a full stack developer
    6. Testimonials and references
    7. Sustainability and financial stability
    8. Price (Please provide hourly rate)
    9. Terms of business
    Apply now
  5. + Content Translation Contractors (Chinese Simplified)

    The Organization

    Based in Vancouver and Amman, PeaceGeeks is a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We operate on the principle of inspiring local action to solve local problems, with a vision to make peace a lived reality for everyone.

    PeaceGeeks has several projects in motion, including an app funded by the Google.org Impact Challenge that fast-tracks refugees and immigrants in Canada on a pathway to successful resettlement with a personalized directory of settlement services, as well as a capacity building program funded by Global Affairs Canada that supports artists, activists and youth in Jordan to respond to hate and violence in online spaces.

    Learn about us at: peacegeeks.org

    Position Overview

     

    PeaceGeeks is now hiring for multiple Translation Contractors to develop the app in the following languages: Chinese Simplified.

     

    Translators will work on translating from English various app-related and marketing content including but not limited to: legal disclaimers, privacy policies, copy and content, and UI strings.

     

    The translations will be:
     

    • Fluent and natural
    • Grammatically and syntactically compliant with the official target language rules
    • Accurate in rendering the meaning, message and intent of the English source
    • Faithful to the tone and voice of the product
    • Engaging and attractive, especially for marketing content
    • Conforming to the defined KPIs

    Translators will be working on an app called Arrival Advisor, which PeaceGeeks is developing with funding from the Google.org Impact Challenge. Arrival Advisor is a web application for newcomers (immigrants and refugees) to Metro Vancouver that assists them with their settlement and integration in Canada. Many newcomers struggle to adapt to a new way of life and feel overwhelmed with everything they must accomplish to get their lives in order. Canada provides resources to assist newcomers with their settlement, but they often go unused due to lack of awareness. Arrival Advisor is designed to help newcomers by acting as a settlement guidebook so that users can easily access information around what to do and where to go. The app is set to go live in March 2019.

     

    The Things You Love Doing

     

    Reporting to the Arrival Advisor Project Manager, the Translators are responsible for the following:

     

    • Translate provided app content from English into specified language
    • Editing and proofreading
    • Implementation of changes from clients
    • Usage of tools specifically designed for the product (including working with the beta app)
    • Work in partnership with other freelancers and Peacegeeks employees

    The Things You Bring To Us

     

    • Fluency in specified language including grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and stylistic nuances,
    • Strong proficiency in English
    • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Programs (Word and Excel)
    • Professional freelance translation experience
    • Experience working under deadlines
    • Strong independent working skills
    • Responsiveness and sense of ownership
    • Flexibility and capacity to work under time pressure
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Motivation and eagerness to learn
    • Desire to be part of a fast-paced not-for-profit organization working to effect local change and community development
    • Familiarity with not for profit, immigration sector, or community organisations an asset
    • A demonstrated interest and awareness in world issues an asset


     

    Benefits:

     

    • Impacting a purposeful project that will impact the entire organization and its local and global partners
    • Collaborating and networking with our stakeholders and amazing team of volunteers
    • Personal and professional development, with possibilities for mentorship and learning in other areas of the organization
    • Playing an instrumental role in a fast growing non-profit organization and shaping our storytelling approach
    • Gaining practical experience and insight on the impact of tech on peacebuilding

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

     

    This is an hourly/word based contract that is expected to start and continue ad-hoc the language is launched, with the possibility of making small changes and adjustments after launch. Time commitment will be between 3-6 hours per week on an ad hoc basis.


     

    Work Location

     

    The Translators may work remotely or in any available space at the PeaceGeeks offices at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street).


    Regular meetings will be scheduled with PeaceGeeks to follow up on progress and collaborate on next steps. Meetings can be conducted face-to-face or over teleconference.

    Salary Range

     

    Please provide your rate per word, and your rate per hour in your cover letter.
    Invoicing will be made out to PeaceGeeks.

     

     

     
    Apply now
  6. + Multilingual QA Contractors (Punjabi, Tagalog, and other Languages)

    The Organization

    Based in Vancouver and Amman, PeaceGeeks is a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in the pursuit of peace. We operate on the principle of inspiring local action to solve local problems, with a vision to make peace a lived reality for everyone.

    PeaceGeeks has several projects in motion, including an app funded by the Google.org Impact Challenge that fast-tracks refugees and immigrants in Canada on a pathway to successful resettlement with a personalized directory of settlement services, as well as a capacity building program funded by Global Affairs Canada that supports artists, activists and youth in Jordan to respond to hate and violence in online spaces.

    Learn about us at: peacegeeks.org

    Position Overview

     

    PeaceGeeks is now hiring for multiple Quality Assurance Contractors to develop the app in the following languages: Punjabi and Tagalog. To be considered, please specify which language(s) you are applying for in your cover letter.

     

    You will be working on an app called Arrival Advisor, which PeaceGeeks is developing with funding from the Google.org Impact Challenge. Arrival Advisor is a web application for newcomers (immigrants and refugees) to Metro Vancouver that assists them with their settlement and integration in Canada. Many newcomers struggle to adapt to a new way of life and feel overwhelmed with everything they must accomplish to get their lives in order. Canada provides resources to assist newcomers with their settlement, but they often go unused due to lack of awareness. Arrival Advisor is designed to help newcomers by acting as a settlement guidebook so that users can easily access information around what to do and where to go. The app is set to go live in March 2019.

    The Things You Love Doing

     

    Reporting to the Arrival Advisor Project Manager, the QA Contractors are responsible for the following:

     

    • Migrating translated text from one file format to another
    • QA of marketing and app-content including but not limited to: legal disclaimers, privacy policies, copy and content, and UI strings
    • Implementation of changes from clients
    • Usage of tools specifically designed for the product (including working with the beta app)
    • Responsiveness and sense of ownership
    • Flexibility and capacity to work under time pressure
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Motivation and eagerness to learn
    • Desire to be part of a fast-paced not-for-profit organization working to effect local change and community developmen
     

    The Things You Bring To Us

     

    • Fluency in specified language including grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and stylistic nuances
    • Strong proficiency in English
    • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Programs (Word and Excel)
    • Professional freelance translation or QA experience in one of the target languages.
    • Experience working under deadlines
    • Strong independent working skills
    • Ability to work in partnership with other freelancers and Peacegeeks employees
    • Familiarity with not for profit, immigration sector, or community organisations an asset
    • A demonstrated interest and awareness in world issues an asset

    Benefits:

     

    • Impacting a purposeful project that will impact the entire organization and its local and global partners
    • Collaborating and networking with our stakeholders and amazing team of volunteers
    • Personal and professional development, with possibilities for mentorship and learning in other areas of the organization
    • Playing an instrumental role in a fast growing non-profit organization and shaping our storytelling approach
    • Gaining practical experience and insight on the impact of tech on peacebuilding

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

     

    This is an hourly based contract that is expected to start and continue ad-hoc until the language is launched, with the possibility of making small changes and adjustments after launch. Time commitment will be between 3-6 hours per week on an ad hoc basis.

     

    Work Location

     

    The QA Contractor may work remotely or in any available space at the PeaceGeeks offices at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street).


    Regular meetings will be scheduled with PeaceGeeks to follow up on progress and collaborate on next steps. Meetings can be conducted face-to-face or over teleconference.

    Salary Range

     

    Please provide your rate per hour in your cover letter.
    Invoicing will be made out to PeaceGeeks.

     

     

     

    Apply now