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Do you ever wonder why people volunteer? Or how they find the time?

Using her own experience, presenter Jamie Hartz will show attendees how volunteering has shaped her career as a translator. Key to her presentation is how to find the right fit for your time and talent. Managing commitments and expectations is the final piece of the puzzle in making it all work.

What Will You Learn?

  1. Where to look for volunteer opportunities
  2. How to make sure your volunteer time is worth it
  3. When and how to say no
  4. Balancing your time between volunteering and paid work
  5. How to make volunteering a fulfilling lifestyle habit

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About the Presenter

Jamie Hartz is an ATA-certified Spanish>English translator, transcriber, and editor. She has been freelancing since 2013, specializing in legal and commercial translations.

Jamie completed an M.A. in Translation (Spanish) at Kent State University in May 2015. During the two-year degree, she worked part-time as a freelancer and part-time as a project manager at a language services provider. In June 2015, Jamie launched her business as a full-time as a freelancer.

Currently, Jamie serves as Secretary of her local ATA chapter, the Delaware Valley Translators Association, and has been a member of the The Savvy Newcomer blogging team since its inception in 2013.

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Date:
April 18, 2018
Event Categories:
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Presenter(s): Jamie Hartz
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenting Language(s): Presented in English
Level: All

Organizer

American Translators Association
Phone:
+1-703-683-6100
Email:
ata@atanet.org
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