Friends of the Earth Malta, together with Deaf People Association Malta, is looking for a Deaf volunteer to be part of the exciting Erasmus+ project “Plants And Nature Conveying Augmented Knowledge for Everyone” (PANCAKE).
This project includes the creation of sign language in Maltese, Italian, British English and Spanish, to make nature and wild plant accessible to people part of the Deaf Community.
The candidate will participate in the creation of new signs and videos for 20 species of plants selected for Malta as part of the project. The candidate will also participate in some of the meetings, overseeing the work of the Deaf people organisations, helping to deliver the project outputs in line with the Deaf community needs. The time required is a few hours per month for a period of 6 months to 2 years.
- Knowledge of Maltese Sign Language is compulsory.
- Knowledge of International Sign language and a good command of written English and Maltese are considered an asset.
- Interest in plants, trees flower and shrubs is beneficial (but not required since the candidate will be working with an expert from FoEM).
- Willingness to cooperate, creative thinking and a positive attitude are desirable.
The candidate will receive a per diem contribution to compensate for the time they work on the project. All physical meetings and travelling are paid for. There will be a reimbursement of expenses to be agreed with FoEM.