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Syria Civil Defence İstanbul,Gaziantep
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The white helmets (The Syrian Civil Defense) saves people's lives and enhances the role of civil society organizations. And is committed to neutrality, objectivity, and human values, and declares its non-dependence on any political party or party to the conflicts, where it is committed to serving all the Components of the Syrian people, which is the people and is available to serve.

To interpret written or spoken material into one or more other languages, ensuring meaning and context are maintained, create glossaries or term dictionaries, possess the knowledge, and work with SCD team.


  • Duty station: Turkey / Istanbul - Gaziantep
  • Line manager: Admin Senior Officer
  • Line management Responsibility: N/A
  • Full-time/Part-time: Full-time


  • Provide written English-Arabic-English translation of written documents, transcription of audio or video recordings.
  • Provide all English-Arabic written translation services and interpretation necessary for the work of SCD.
  • Provide oral interpretation for meetings, interviews, and workshops.
  • Translation of policies and procedures.
  • Translation of reports and correspondence of partners.
  • Any other tasks as required and requested by SCD management.
  • Provide Arabic and English written deliverable, as needed.
  • Verbal interpretation from English to Arabic and vice versa.

Note: the above-mentioned responsibilities are illustrative ones. Another future responsibilities/accountability may be assigned to the job depending on the department's organizational chart or title.

Qualification (Education/Work Experience)


  • Bachelor degree in English Language & literature, translation.
  • 5 years’ experience in the translation/ & interpretation field.
  • Advance level in English.


  • Master’s degree in English Language & literature, translation.
  • 8 years’ experience in the translation/ & interpretation field


Core & Technical Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Effective communication and communications skills
  • Continuous development and learning
  • Risk management in a changing and challenging environment
  • Stakeholders Orientation
  • Effective resource management
  • Accountability and sense of responsibility
  • Understanding contexts, principles, and humanitarian standards

Technical Competencies:

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of English official and legal terminology.
  • Experience in editing and proofreading.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Knowledge of disaster-related terminology in the English language

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out the application form by clicking on this Link and attach your CV and a cover letter explaining your background, suitability for the role, and interest in what we do.

Closing date for application: 10 Mar 2024.

The Syria Civil Defense believes in achieving diversity in its workforce by encouraging all qualified applicants, both male and female, to apply for announced vacancies.

The Syria Civil Defense is committed to its employees and volunteers, ensuring they are not subject to sexual exploitation or abuse in exchange for the services they provide. Additionally, they are responsible for safeguarding children from harm and abuse, ensuring a safe environment for them. The organization strives to create a secure work environment for everyone, free from any form of harassment, harm, exploitation, or misconduct during work that may undermine the dignity and safety of volunteers and employees.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the required job qualifications will be contacted.

Syria Civil Defence

The Syria Civil Defence (also known as The White Helmets) is a community-based first responder and community worker organization established as a response to the Syrian conflict. The organization has been working in non-regime-held areas inside Syria, currently joining nearly 3,000 volunteers operating through 87 community-based teams and 33 women’s points. Their work has received unparalleled levels of international recognition and support for a local organization in war, becoming a symbol of humanity and inspiration not only in Syria but internationally.

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