Volunteer Vacancy — Romanian Translation

February 12th 2019

EDIT: We are not currently accepting applications for this role


The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) collects, catalogues and preserves and original source material documenting the social history of expatriate life. The EAC is based in The Hague and has a small, dedicated staff. We are supported by an enthusiastic team of volunteers of different backgrounds, nationalities and ages.

We currently are looking for a volunteer to work on a very special family archive. The archive is in Romanian language and consists of mostly personal correspondence between family and friends living in different countries during the Ceaușescu area. You will help to translate documents into English and arrange and catalogue them in our archival system under the supervision of our archivist.

Notable skills:

  • Romanian native speaker
  • Fluent in English with good writing skills
  • Experienced in Word and Excel
  • Detail-oriented, accurate
  • Experience in archiving or records management is helpful but not required; training will be provided


We are looking for someone with:

  • Interest in social history and the archiving thereof
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Capability to structure and organise on a very detailed level
  • Availability of minimum 6 hours a week on Mondays or Tuesdays


We offer:

  • Training on the job
  • A professional work environment
  • The chance to enhance your computer and archiving skills
  • A great volunteer team to work with and a lot of fun
  • Unlimited chocolate
  • Superb lunch discussions


Please send your CV and motivation letter to welcome@xpatarchive.com. For more information about the EAC please visit xpatarchive.com.

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