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Braille Transcriber

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Minnesota State Services for the Blind

  • 14 people are interested

Volunteers will prepare braille material in their home for visually impaired students, workers, and leisure readers. Volunteers must be or become certified as a braille transcriber by the National Library Service in Washington, D.C. The training takes about a year to complete and is available locally.

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About Minnesota State Services for the Blind

Location:

2200 University Avenue West #240, St. Paul, MN 55114, US

Mission Statement

The Communication Center of State Services for the Blind provides reading materials in alternate formats for persons who are visually or physically-impaired to provide them with the tools necessary to live a full life and achieve personal independence through access to information.

Description

State Services for the Blind is a division of the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). We provide vocational rehabilitation, promote independent living, create accessible media, and offer many other services for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Braille
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies according to the volunteer's schedule and the quantity of materials to transcribe.
  • Must be or become a certified braille transcriber. Volunteers should be detail-oriented, have good keyboard skills, and be comfortable with using computer programs.

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