Volunteer: Translator

Willingdon Church is a multi-ethnic community with a focus on the Gospel message. Our translation volunteers make it possible for all who attend to learn about God and grow in their faith in their own language.

ILM Volunteers - Translator

Sermon Subtitle Translations

Each weekend we upload our sermons online, and our faithful volunteers help us to translate subtitles into different languages. Currently we translate sermon subtitles into Chinese and Portuguese, but we would love to add to these languages and we welcome applications.

Skills & Gifts:

  • Fluent in English and the language that you will be translating
  • Able to read English and write well in the language that you will be translating
  • Strong understanding of the Bible

Time Commitment:

  • ~10-16 hours to translate the entire sermon
  • ~2 hours to input subtitles into the video

Get Started:

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out the volunteer form below. Select “International Language Ministries” as your area of ministry, and select “Translator” as the specific area you would like to volunteer in. After you submit the form, we will get in touch with next steps.

We are so grateful for your interest in serving with us!

Live Translations

Volunteers do spoken translations of each sermon in two possible formats: home recordings for our online services, or live translations from the church building on Sundays.

Currently we translate sermons into French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese, but we would love to add to these languages and we welcome applications.

Skills & Gifts:

  • Fluent in English and the language that you will be translating
  • Strong understanding of the Bible

Time Commitment:

  • Home recording for online service: at least 2 hours of preparation; 45-60 mins of recording and uploading
  • Live translation at church on Sunday: 1.5 hours for one service

Get Started:

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out the volunteer form below. Select “International Language Ministries” as your area of ministry, and select “Translator” as the specific area you would like to volunteer in. After you submit the form, we will get in touch with next steps.

We are so grateful for your interest in serving with us!

Ministry Leader Contacts:

David A. (French Translations)

Danny L. (Korean Translations)

Ruben H. (Spanish Translations)

Written Translations

Volunteers help to translate English documents, booklets, and tracts into another language. Currently we translate documents into Chinese and Korean, but we would love to find translators for all our different languages and we welcome applications.

Skills & Gifts:

  • Fluent in English and the language that you will be translating
  • Able to read English and write well in the language that you will be translating
  • Strong understanding of the Bible

Time Commitment:

  • 1-2 times a year, 5-6 hours for each project

Get Started:

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out the volunteer form below. Select “International Language Ministries” as your area of ministry, and select “Translator” as the specific area you would like to volunteer in. After you submit the form, we will get in touch with next steps.

We are so grateful for your interest in serving with us!