Ocean Career: GBF Vietnamese Outreach & Translation Assistant

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) is a nonprofit organization located on the Upper Texas Coast that has worked for 35 years to preserve and enhance one of the world’s most productive estuaries—Galveston Bay—as a healthy and productive place for generations to come.

We have diverse programs in land preservation, habitat restoration, water quality and quantity, research, youth education, and advocacy. Our office is located in Kemah, Texas.

Summary: The Galveston Bay Foundation is seeking a summer part-time, temporary Vietnamese Outreach and Translation Assistant for Galveston Bay Report Card outreach (GBRC). This individual will help with the coordination of GBRC outreach efforts within the Vietnamese Community and provide translation and on-site translator services. The position will entail a combination of field and office work (both in-person and remote). Vietnamese language proficiency is required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and outreach coordination are highly desirable. To learn more about the Galveston Bay Report Card, please visit www.galvbaygrade.org.

Specific Duties

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of outreach events and initiatives
  • Provide Vietnamese translation and on-site translator services
  • Assist with development, preparation, and data collection for GBRC surveys
  • Facilitate new partnerships within the Vietnamese community
  • Plan and implement working sessions and outreach with local university clubs and organizations



  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English
  • Competency using Microsoft Office and online-meeting platforms
  • Ability to comfortably engage with various members of the public and conduct outreach within the community
  • Ability to carefully follow instructions, work independently, and pay close attention to detail
  • Be an excellent team member with the ability to communicate and work with others both in person and remotely
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check prior to hiring
  • Must be a United States citizen or have permanent resident alien status


  • Experience in outreach and/or partnership development
  • Experience in Vietnamese translation and/or translator services
  • An interest in conservation, environmental science, and Galveston Bay
  • Existing contact or collaboration with the Greater Houston Vietnamese community

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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