Stories From the Field
Seizing the moment in Sudan
A group of Sudanese refugees is learning the fundamentals of sound Bible translation so they can take God's Word back to mill...
Open Bible Stories open doors for Gospel in Venezuela
For Piaroa Christians like Alejandra, having unfoldingWord’s Open Bible Stories translated from Spanish into her heart langua...
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Do you love Jesus and want to serve with a highly innovative team of catalysts to empower the global Church? Then unfoldingWord just might be the place for you. Please check out our current job openings to learn more.

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Current Job Openings

Church-Centric Bible Translation Specialist

The Church-Centric Bible Translation Specialist (CCBTS) will work with others on the unfoldingWord team to create Bible translation resources that will equip church-centric teams to translate the Bible accurately and well into their own languages. The CCBTS will also train/mentor teams at the Gateway Language level to translate these resources as well as to train teams that will use them to translate the Bible into their own languages.

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Bible Text Editor and Notes Writer (Old Testament)

The Bible Text Editor and Notes Writer will be able to recognize issues facing Bible translators across a wide range of languages, edit the existing unfoldingWord Translation Notes according to its guidelines, and create new Translation Notes that help translators to resolve those issues that we have not yet addressed. You will be part of a team that works collaboratively to make sure the Translation Notes are consistent in format, style, and quality.

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Software Developer & Advocate

Our Software Developer & Advocate will be primarily responsible for making unrestricted biblical resources available to every language. We aspire to build and nurture a thriving open source Bible technology community that is passionate about learning and developing software in close collaboration with each other. Must have experience in Javascript software development and React.

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Stories From the Field

  • Iran: Bibles in every language

    • January 04, 2022

    222 Ministries President Lazarus Yeghnazar dreams of the day when his country, Iran, will have Bibles in every local language. Using unfoldingWord's translation tools and Biblica's newly-revised Farsi...

  • A Scrap of Paper that Changed a Life

    • December 28, 2021

    It was 2006. A young Islamic man, walking home in Khartoum, Sudan, found a scrap of paper that changed his life and began his journey to the forefront of Church-Centric Bible Translation. His name is ...

  • Zafar's Favorite Tool

    • December 28, 2021

    This year, unfoldingWord completed the initial training of the Russian Gateway Language team. All 50 Open Bible Stories and nine Scripture Book Packages are now available in Russian, serving as the Ga...

  • Seizing the moment in Sudan

    • November 01, 2021

    Circling the Kaaba with thousands of fellow Muslims during the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), a young Sudanese man comes to a moment of crisis.  He realizes that fellow believers from all over the...

  • Open Bible Stories open doors for Gospel in Venezuela

      For Piaroa Christians like Alejandra, having unfoldingWord’s Open Bible Stories translated from Spanish into her heart language means more than nice bedtime stories for her kids. It means giving them ...

    • Bible Without a Village

      • December 27, 2021

      On December 4, our Spanish Gateway Language partners held their first translation workshop with Portuguese translators. Portuguese is the Gateway to 530 people groups representing about 50 million peo...

    • Ruska Roma celebrate first Scripture in their language

      • September 20, 2021

      EASTERN UKRAINE — To Samuel Kim, holding a Ruska Roma translation of 3 John means more than a chance to celebrate with his Roma friends. It’s the answer to 10 years of prayer.  In April, a team of fou...