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  1. + Accountant

    Accountant

    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. 

    More info at peacegeeks.org.

    Position Overview

    PeaceGeeks is hiring a part-time accountant (three days per week) to assist with bookkeeping, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivables, while ensuring financial reports and tax filings are prepared in a timely manner. 

    The Accountant will ensure smooth operations of PeaceGeeks’ core operational finances. The Accountant will also work with the Project Managers for regular communications on project finances.

    The accountant must demonstrate attention to detail and good record-keeping skills to meet provincial and federal tax and nonprofit regulations. This position also requires outstanding communication skills for working with front-line staff, management and board members, plus vendors, community donors and others.

    The Things You Love Doing

    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Accountant is responsible for the following:



    Baseline Financial Accounting

    • Filing all financial and compliance reports on time to appropriate government entities for PeaceGeeks Society and PeaceGeeks International
    • Processing payroll and remittances to the CRA
    • Preparing quarterly financial statements for review of the PeaceGeeks Board of Directors using deferral method under Canadian GAAP
    • Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet and related profit and loss accounts
    • Preparing annual tax returns for both PeaceGeeks Society (not-for-profit entity) and PeaceGeeks International (charity)

    Organizational Accounting

    • Preparing the budget-to-actuals for PeaceGeeks projects and PeaceGeeks core operations
    • Preparing high-level financial dashboards, summarizing financial performance at an individual project level and explaining key variances, for use by PeaceGeeks’ leadership and Board of Directors
    • Handling the Accounts Payable function for all local expenses
    • Supporting the collection of Accounts Receivable
    • Performing bank transfers
    • Processing bi-weekly payroll
    • Lead or assist decision support investigation, analysis and reporting as pertinent financial matters arise
    • Liaise with external business partners and other departments to coordinate required information and resolve discrepancies
    • Prepare working papers for external audits
    • Prepare cash flow statements for supporting upcoming project and organizational spending

    Accounting Processes

    • Configuring our accounting software (Quickbooks, Receipt Bank) to automate accounting workflows
    • Reviewing PeaceGeeks’ expense reporting practices, as well as other internal controls and processes, and making recommendations to strengthen those practices (and implementing recommendations)
    • Assist with projects, such as accounting system enhancements or productivity improvement initiatives
    • Advising on various accounting and tax matters

    Project Accounting

    • Reviewing contribution agreements, advising on the setup of processes and tools for the collection of appropriate supporting documentation and building the capacities of PeaceGeeks team members to properly manage financials
    • Preparing financial reports for all funders based on funder-specific reporting requirements including:
    • Quarterly or annual reporting to our funding bodies to support the monthly preparation of project financials for PeaceGeeks using the restricted fund method including:
    • Allocating expenses to the correct donor and budget line in compliance with the corresponding funding agreements
    • Ensuring that costs which are allocated across multiple projects are done correctly
    • Ensuring that all supporting documentations are available and in compliance with donor requirements
    • Ensuring the amortization of funding revenue to each project is complete and accurate * Approving financial transfer requests to our Jordan office based on established processes
    • Monitoring Jordan payroll, expenses, and exchange rates to ensure that monthly financials are reconciled and comply with the terms of Contribution Agreements
    • Monitoring cost increases that require formal approval from funders and ensuring approvals as needed
    • Conducting monthly financials reviews with project managers on all allocations

    Other Skills

    • Strong written and oral communication skills to explain financial concepts concisely and clearly to a non-sophisticated audience

    The Things You Bring to Us

     

    • Canadian accounting designation or a CPA in progress
    • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
    • Familiarity with Not-for-Profit accounting standards is an asset
    • Familiarity with international accounting is an asset
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct accounting or tax research as necessary
    • Sound knowledge of CRA requirements to maintain charitable status
    • Experience and willingness to learn using QuickBooks Online
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain a high degree of ethics
    • Ability to communicate proactively with stakeholders at various levels across Canada and in Jordan
    • Strong ability to communicate complex financial topics to senior staff
    • Strategic thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills to balance short term requirements with long term organizational goals
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

     

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

     

    This is a permanent part-time position working 3 days a week (22.5 hours), beginning as soon as possible.

     

    Work Location

    You work from the PeaceGeeks office at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street).

    How to Apply  

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to https://peacegeeks.org/jobopenings. Should you have any questions, please direct them to recruiting@peacegeeks.org.

     

    Deadline: Apply by January 23, 2020.
    Consideration of applications will begin immediately.

     

    PeaceGeeks is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply. We are committed to embracing and building a team that represents a variety of cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. As with our mission to promote safe and peaceful communities, we at PeaceGeeks believe that diversity and inclusion make us stronger, whether that’s in our staff or in the communities where we work.

    Apply now
  2. + Intermediate Full-Stack Developer (3 Month Contract)

    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. 

    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.

    Position Overview

    PeaceGeeks is seeking an Intermediate Developer to work on new features for the Arrival Advisor app. For more information about the Arrival Advisor project, please visit peacegeeks.org/arrival-advisor and arrivaladvisor.ca
     

    The Arrival Advisor app is implemented in Typescript on React Native for deployment on both iOS and Android. The server is written in Python on Django, using PostgreSQL. PeaceGeeks uses Expo for development, Travis for CI, and Heroku for deployment. PeaceGeeks works in agile with emphasis on test-driven development. 
     

    The Intermediate Full Stack Developer will work closely with the Senior Developer, UX Lead, and Project Manager.

    The Things You Love Doing

    Reporting to the Project Manager, the Intermediate Full Stack Developer is responsible for the following:

    • Work closely with the UX Designer to create prototypes for new projects or features.
    • Fix bugs, identify, and fix UX and content issues.
    • Collaborate with other members of the full stack agile team to understand user requirements and plan, prioritize, estimate, implement, test, and deploy features in the app.
    • Create documentation for current and new processes and tools.
    • Occasionally attend user testing sessions in house and with our community partners.
    • Other related duties as required.

    The Things You Bring To Us

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience within a team environment
    • Experience with Javascript, TypeScript, React (Native), CSS, Django, Python, cloud based development tools
    • Strong communications skills
    • 3-5 years experience with software design, test-driven development is an asset
    • Ability to read and write a secondary language other than English is an asset

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

    This is a full-time contractor position for 3 months, starting immediately. 

     

    Work Location

    The Developer will work from the PeaceGeeks offices at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in Gastown. We are open to part-time or remote for the right candidate.

    How to Apply

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to https://peacegeeks.org/jobopenings. Should you have any questions, please direct them to recruiting@peacegeeks.org.

    Deadline: Apply by January 15, 2020
    Consideration of applications will begin immediately.

    PeaceGeeks is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply. We are committed to embracing and building a team that represents a variety of cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. As with our mission to promote safe and peaceful communities, we at PeaceGeeks believe that diversity and inclusion make us stronger, whether that’s in our staff or in the communities where we work.

     

    Apply now
  3. + Communications Assistant (3 Month Contract)

    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. 

    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.

    Position Overview

    PeaceGeeks is now hiring for a Communications Assistant to strategize, write, research, and edit content for our Canadian portfolio of projects aimed at supporting newcomers to Canada. The Communications Assistant works closely with the Research & Communications Lead to ensure that project outcomes are communicated effectively and that the content reaches relevant target audiences.

    The Things You Love Doing

    Reporting to the Research & Communications Lead, the Communications Assistant is responsible for the following:
     

    • Reviewing and editing research reports
    • Writing articles, blog posts
    • Writing email content for project updates and newsletters
    • Developing materials (key messaging pamphlet, etc.) to support project activities
    • Understanding digital marketing copywriting best practices
    • Ensuring that we are developing content that drives measurable awareness and engagement from target audiences, and helping to track and improve content performance
    • Writing within a defined brand tone of voice
    • Advising on areas and channels to focus our content development and ensure content is aligned with our goals

    The Things You Bring To Us

    • Education in Communications, Marketing, or an equivalent professional qualification
    • A minimum of 1 year of Communications, Copywriting, or Content Marketing experience
    • Understanding of SEO, SEM, digital marketing, content marketing is a strong asset
    • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication skills for diverse audiences and channels, strong editorial and creative skills, ability to craft and edit brand messaging
    • Strong command of the English language, grammar, punctuation, usage; other languages are an asset
    • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail
    • A demonstrated interest and awareness of global, social issues
    • Graphic design skills are an asset
    • Experience in the technology, non-profit or immigration sector is an asset

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

    This is a part-time freelance role that is expected to start January 1, 2020 and end in March 31, 2020. The hours are flexible and may vary between 5-20 hours a week depending on your availability.

    Work Location

    You may work from the PeaceGeeks office at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street) or remotely.

    How to Apply  

    Please apply below with your resume and cover letter. Should you have any questions, please direct them to recruiting@peacegeeks.org.

    Deadline: Apply by December 31, 2019
    Consideration of applications will begin immediately.

    PeaceGeeks is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply. We are committed to embracing and building a team that represents a variety of cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. As with our mission to promote safe and peaceful communities, we at PeaceGeeks believe that diversity and inclusion make us stronger, whether that’s in our staff or in the communities where we work.

     

    Apply now
  4. + Marketing Specialist (3 Month Contract)

    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. 

    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.

    Position Overview

    PeaceGeeks is hiring a Marketing Specialist contractor to support our Canadian portfolio of projects aimed at helping newcomers to Canada. These projects include an app called Arrival Advisor (learn more at arrivaladvisor.ca) and an upcoming project that connects newcomers with relevant local professionals.The Marketing Specialist will work closely with the Project Manager to develop and execute digital and offline marketing efforts that drive awareness and adoption of our newcomer-facing products and features.

    The Things You Love Doing
     

    Reporting to the Project Manager, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for the following:

    • Develop and execute an analytics- and results-driven marketing plan for our projects including but not limited to the Arrival Advisor app.
    • Develop clear and concise product positioning and messaging.
    • Develop and execute digital and offline marketing campaigns
    • Conduct research and testing to understand the audience and customize marketing activities for the target audience.
    • Track and report on the performance of marketing campaigns.
    • Set KPIs to measure the performance of all marketing activities.
    • Use customer and market insights to help inform the product roadmap.
    • Work with the content writer to create content, blog posts, social media posts.

    The Things You Bring To Us

    • Education in Marketing, Communications, or an equivalent professional qualification
    • A minimum of 1-2 years of Marketing experience; Product Marketing experience a strong asset
    • Proven ability to both plan and execute
    • Experience working in cross-functional teams
    • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities
    • A demonstrated interest and awareness of global, social issues
    • Graphic design skills are a strong asset
    • Experience in the technology, non-profit or immigration sector is an asset

    Position Start Date + Time Commitment

    This is a full time contract role that is expected to start as soon as possible and end approximately March 31, 2020. We are open to part time for the right candidate.

    Work Location

    You may work from the PeaceGeeks office at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street) or remotely.

    How to Apply  

    Please apply below with your resume and cover letter to https://peacegeeks.org/jobopenings. Should you have any questions, please direct them to recruiting@peacegeeks.org.

    Deadline: Apply by January 15, 2020
    Consideration of applications will begin immediately.


    PeaceGeeks is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply. We are committed to embracing and building a team that represents a variety of cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. As with our mission to promote safe and peaceful communities, we at PeaceGeeks believe that diversity and inclusion make us stronger, whether that’s in our staff or in the communities where we work.

     

    Apply now
  5. + 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 February 1, 2020 to https://peacegeeks.org/jobopenings

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

    Apply now
  6. + 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
  7. + 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