<![CDATA[Wycliffe Vacancies]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/stories/ http://stories.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[IT Volunteer]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/it-volunteer/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/it-volunteer/ Aims of the role:

Supporting the work of Bible translation globally requires a lot of computing in the UK.

From care for staff across the globe to getting Bible translation software updates working or sending funds around the world, to keeping information secure… it all requires IT support.

We are looking for a volunteer with a wide range of experience including desktop support, networking and user support.

Reports to: Director of IT

Location: This role is located primarily at our office based in central High Wycombe with an option for some home-based working.

Working hours

This position is designed for 1 or 2 days a week. If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

For more information please email the Resourcing team:

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

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<![CDATA[Welsh-language assistant]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/welsh-language-assistant/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/welsh-language-assistant/ Aims of the role

Wycliffe, of all organisations, should be able to communicate with current and potential supporters in Wales through the medium of their mother tongue. There is currently a need for more Welsh language resources/materials. We’re looking for a language assistant highly proficient in Welsh to create and communicate engaging content for a Welsh language speaking context.

Reports to: Wales Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in Bridgend

Working hours

This position is designed for 1 or 2 days a week (7.5 - 15 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Assist the Wales team-leader in putting together a style guide for Wycliffe communications in Welsh, in collaboration with the communications officer
  • Develop a ‘term bank’ resource covering the key terms needed to talk about the work of Wycliffe in Welsh, drawing on standard reference works and communicating with other organisations for this as appropriate
  • Translate project profiles and project reports into Welsh
  • Liaise with colleagues on the need for other material (both digital and printed) to be made available in Welsh

Essential

  • It is an Occupational Requirement that the post holder be a committed Christian who assents to the Wycliffe Statement of Faith.
  • Passionate about Wycliffe’s aims, personally committed to cross-cultural mission
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken Welsh
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • IT literate, confident in using software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • A high degree of personal organisation and self-management, with ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Ability to take appropriate initiative
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Personal experience of cross-cultural mission
  • Problem-solver, with ability to find creative solutions.

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

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<![CDATA[Response Centre Volunteer]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/response-centre-volunteer/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/response-centre-volunteer/ Aims of the role

The Response Centre exists to strengthen relationships between supporters and Wycliffe Bible Translators. The team does this by efficiently processing donations, keeping database records up-to-date, sending gift acknowledgements, answering enquiries and providing resources to enable supporters to fully engage with the work of Bible translation.

The primary aim of this role is to provide administrative support to the Response Centre by accurately processing donations through the supporter database, updating and maintaining the database, and providing general office and administrative support. Training will be provided for all tasks.

Reports to: Response Centre Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in central High Wycombe

Working hours

This position is designed for 2 or 3 days a week (15 - 22.5 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Working as part of the Response Centre team, and adhering to all departmental procedures, the Response Centre Administrator will:
  • update and maintain the supporter database, including mailing preferences, and changes of address
  • input and amend personal records of donors on the database
  • respond in a prompt, friendly and efficient manner to email enquiries from supporters, churches and Wycliffe staff, liaising with other Wycliffe departments as appropriate
  • process gifts through the supporter database including cheques and charity vouchers
  • participate in team meetings, office prayer meetings, and wider staff meetings as appropriate.

 

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

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<![CDATA[Wycliffe News Cymru magazine assistant]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/wycliffe-news-cymru-magazine-assistant/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/wycliffe-news-cymru-magazine-assistant/ Aims of the role

Wycliffe’s Wales team has recently brought out a new publication with the aim of raising prayer support for members supported by Welsh churches and raising awareness of the impact of Bible translation in Wales.

Reports to: Wales Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in Bridgend

Working hours

This position is designed for 2 or 3 days a week (15–22.5 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Assist the Wales team leader in producing ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’ three times a year
  • Collate prayer updates from Welsh members for ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’
  • Undertake guided research into possible stories and news items for inclusion in ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’
  • Where appropriate, organise and undertake interviews with members and church leaders, and edit these for inclusion in magazine
  • Use and adapt existing templates and appropriate software programmes to assemble content and layout for the magazine
  • Liaise closely with the communications officer during the proofreading process
  • Assist the Wales Team Leader in distributing the magazine

Essential

  • It is an Occupational Requirement that the post holder be a committed Christian who assents to the Wycliffe Statement of Faith.
  • Passionate about Wycliffe’s aims, personally committed to cross-cultural mission
  • Excellent administrative skills, with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • IT literate, confident in using software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • A high degree of personal organisation and self-management, with ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Ability to take appropriate initiative
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Fluency in Welsh, both spoken and written
  • Personal experience of cross-cultural mission
  • Problem-solver, with ability to find creative solutions.

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

 

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