Enjoy the challenge of transforming print diagrams, maps, and other graphic images into tactile-ready graphics for children and adults with print disabilities. With your help, children and adults can have access to a world of graphical information.
Adapt a variety of print graphics, such as mathematical diagrams, floor charts, maps, bar graphs and other educational materials, using graphics software on a computer. Many assignments may have tight deadlines so that students can receive their school assignments at the same time as their sighted peers. It's a perfect opportunity for retirees or persons with time to volunteer from home.Requirements:
- Must own a computer and be computer literate.
- Must be willing to download and install, and able to learn a vector graphics program.
- Must be willing and able to learn the specific challenges of adapting visual materials into tactile diagrams.
- A good understanding of high school level mathematics.
- A good knowledge of the English language.
- Attention to detail and a "perfectionist" attitude.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- Able to complete training.
- Willingness to pursue advanced training.
- Long-term commitment (at least 12 months).
This is an ongoing and long-term commitment. We ask a minimum of 5 hours per week, ongoing, with more time required during training.Training:
Basic Training will be provided by an ABLE staff member. Additional training opportunities and possible certification will also be offered. An 8-10 hour per week commitment for study and completion of homework assignments is necessary. A commitment to ABLE after training is an expectation.Location:
At home or in the Central Library Building in downtown Milwaukee.
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Basic Computer Skills
- Internet Research
- Microsoft Office Suite
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18