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Southern Chiefs’ Organization – Call for Expressions of Interest: Anishinaabe and Dakota Translators (Casual)

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Call for Expressions of Interest

Anishinaabe and Dakota Translators (Casual)

ISSUING OFFICE:

Southern Chiefs’ Organization

Issue Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Submission Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020

A. INTRODUCTION

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) requires Anishinaabe and Dakota translators who will be available to assist as needed and throughout the year in translating written English text into the Anishinaabe and Dakota languages. The translator(s) will assist with various communications initiatives, including but not limited to translating social media campaigns, posters, brochures, web site materials and annual report messages.

Standard translation rate of 25 cents a word will be provided.

B. CLOSING DATE AND SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS

Interested translator(s) should express their interest to the following:
Chloe Courchene, Administrative Assistant
E-Mail: chloe.courchene@scoinc.mb.ca

The deadline for submissions in response to this call is Friday, July 10, 2020.

C. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must provide a minimum of two samples of their translation work and two references.

Applicants must provide a cover letter indicating all relevant experience in translation, and experience working with a First Nation organization.

Applicants must have access to a computer.

D. SELECTION CRITERIA

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven record of accurate translation from written English to the Anishinaabe or Dakota languages
  • A collaborative spirit that prioritizes client input and timely communication.

E. ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION

Southern Chiefs’ Organization was established in 1999 to represent the 34 Anishinaabe and Dakota First Nation communities in what is now called southern Manitoba and to protect, preserve, promote, and enhance inherent rights, languages, customs, and traditions through the spirit and intent of the Treaty-making process.

We are Southern focused and community driven.  For more information, please visit our web site at: http://scoinc.mb.ca/.

To download .pdf copy: EOI for Anishinaabe Dakota Translators June 24 2020

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