Call for Volunteer: Community manager for ALATT & MATI Communities of Practice

Company : Kabod Language Services

Job Title : Community Manager

Location : Remote

Duration : Ongoing


Position Overview

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Kabod Language Services is seeking a passionate individual to serve as Community Manager for our Marketplace of African Language Translators & Interpreters (MATI) initiative and the network of African language translators and teachers (ALATT). MATI is a centralized online marketplace connecting African LSPs, freelancers, and clients, facilitating project collaboration, resource sharing, and streamlining the procurement process. While ALATT is a platform for networking and collaboration, MATI is more of a talent marketplace that eases access to gigs, jobs, and consulting opportunities among qualified linguists, with a focus on African languages. As a Community Manager for both MATI and ALATT, you will work closely with our esteemed team to drive the success of both communities of practice and contribute to the professional development of African linguists and the economic progress of African LSPs. This document would give you more understanding on the work, vision and values of Kabod Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their goals and tailor advertising strategies to meet their objectives.

  • Facilitate communication and engagement among members of the MATI WhatsApp platform and ALATT LinkedIn Group.

  • Coordinate virtual networking sessions and other community-building activities.

  • Support the promotion and visibility of MATI & ALATT through social media platforms and other channels.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of initiatives to enhance the MATI platform’s functionality and user experience.


  • Strong passion for African languages, a commitment to promoting multilingualism and building the language industry in Africa.

  • Background in translation and/or interpreting, with a focus on African languages preferred.

  • Being bilingual in French would be an advantage, though not required.

  • Experience in digital marketing, content marketing or communities of practices.

  • Proven ability to work independently and being very productive remotely.

  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and digital communication tools.

  • Excellent digital communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A strong learning spirit and collaborative mindset.

  • Women applications are strongly encouraged.


  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and future-oriented team committed to advancing language diversity and inclusion.

  • Access to professional growth and development resources, including library access, e-books, and at least 110 online professional courses and training with certificates.

  • Health and wellness benefits such as access to coaching, fitness and nutritional services, crisis counselors, and mental health assistance.

  • Regular networking opportunities.

  • Appreciation programs and team gatherings.

  • Receive guidance and mentorship from experienced leaders within Kabod Group.

  • Potential for a full-time position.

  • Opportunities to develop your leadership skills through in-house events & training.



This volunteering position is for a period of 3 months remotely. Applicants must ensure they have a laptop and a regular access to internet.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit the following documents to with cc: and :

1. A Curriculum Vitae (CV)

2. A concise one-page Cover Letter

Please ensure to include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Incomplete applications will automatically be dismissed. Should you not receive a response within two (2) weeks after the deadline, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful.


Closing Date


5th April at 5pm GMT

Join us in making a meaningful impact in the language professional community through MATI & ALATT! We look forward to welcoming passionate individuals to our team.