Help create audiobooks for student success! - Male African American Voices Only

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ORGANIZATION: LEARNING ALLY INC

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Who we are looking for:
We're casting voices for African-American, Latinx, and other culturally-diversestories that need authentic voices. We're looking for diverse voice-over artists and experienced narrators, and youthful voices are always welcomed.

What makes a great narrator:
Literature narrators must imbue their reading with personality, energy & convey the "mood" of the book they record. All narrators must be highly skilled readers & ideally have some level of "performance" ability to bring a sense of entertainment, character & realism to their recordings.

Volunteer Expectations:
Training, an audition, and equipment check are required.
See our Recommended Equipment list: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTwPdd6A_mbBnF9XkpcEvr-B7yGt9RC6UjIHB7xyYGxE_sPfIN7LO9n8Sro_9Zgc-Fizo8ThL9NBS_y/pub

This role is ideal for anyone looking for ongoing, long-term volunteering. If you’re looking for a short-term volunteer opportunity, we recommend the Quality Assurance role.

Preview some projects we record!
Take a peek at the literature narration projects we have available by visiting our Literature Portal: https://vcpro.learningally.org/voicetext.php#need=Narrator!

Note that you'll need training before auditioning for any of these projects, and common voice types may have limited project availability.

We have a training course that all volunteers go through, and not everyone will become a reader.

The Next Step is to register here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1182715282

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About LEARNING ALLY INC

Location:

20 ROSZEL RD, PRINCETON, NJ 08540, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is for all people to have equal opportunities to learn. Our mission is to promote personal achievement when access and reading are barriers to learning by advancing the use of accessible and effective educational solutions.

Description

Today, more than 30 million students struggle to read. By fourth grade, 65% of them are reading below proficiency. With early detection and proven accommodations, we can make strides in alleviating these detrimental consequences. Learning Ally is a leading nonprofit education solutions organization that transforms the lives of early and struggling learners through proven solutions from Pre-K through high school, to help students reach their potential.

We understand that all people learn differently and may need options to achieve their full potential. We are dedicated to helping individuals grow and succeed academically when access and reading are barriers to their learning. We will succeed by partnering with our communities and being a champion for those we serve so they may have the most accessible and effective solutions to achieve their personal best.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment to complete training & project deadlines
  • Windows or Mac computer, online access, headphones, and mic if you want to be a narrator

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