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French Translation Volunteer

About Plan Canada

Imagine working for a leading international Non governmental organization (NGO) that’s dedicated to creating a better world. That’s Plan, a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries. Founded in 1937 as Foster Parents Plan, we are one of the world’s oldest and largest international development agencies, working in partnership with millions of people to end global poverty. Not for profit, independent and inclusive of all faiths and cultures, we have only one agenda: to improve the lives of children.

Plan Canada is part of a global network of offices in over 70 countries. Our busy Toronto-based office undertakes fundraising, donor engagement and public outreach, as well as overseeing a wide variety of field programs led by our International Program Department, which includes experts in Health, Education, Microfinance, Livelihoods, Food Security, Gender equity, Child Protection and Humanitarian Assistance. We have a dedicated, passionate and diverse team of over 140 employees who are committed to making a difference in the lives of children. Join us and plan to change the world.

Position Title:

French Translation Volunteer


Plan Canada Office (located in Toronto) or working remotely from home



Plan Canada is looking for dedicated volunteers that will translate internal and external documents from English to French and French to English.

  • High degree of written fluency in English language skills
  • High degree of written fluency in French language skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of international development would be an asset
  • Access to computer and internet (if working from home)
  • Flexible hours as per availability. 1 day per week (preferred 3 hours minimum)
Length of Commitment
  • Minimum 6 months (preferred 1 year) commitment with an ongoing time frame
Reference & Criminal Screening
  • All selected volunteers must provide Plan Canada with three references; each referee must know you for a minimum of six (6) months
  • Consistent with our Child Protection Policy the successful volunteer must receive clearance by a police background check, including the vulnerable sector screen, forms will be provided to success volunteers
How to apply

To apply for this role please forward an outline of your skills and experience to Please reference French Translation Volunteer in the subject line.

Plan sincerely thanks all applicants for their expressed interest in this opportunity; however only those selected will be contacted. No Phone calls please.