Work Remotely, Record Male Voice (18-24 yr.-old) (A total 10 to 20 hours to complete)


Cause Areas

When

Fri Jun 29, 2018 - Wed Aug 15, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Audio
Record male voice for nonprofit. Script and director's notes provided.

About

Does your your speaking voice sound like an authentic-American-male-college-student? Can you enunciate clearly and project your voice with enthusiasm and still sound genuine? Or do you know someone you can record that satisfies these characteristics. Improve your audio production skills, build your resume/portfolio for broadcast journalism, acting, voice-over or public speaking careers while helping to end poverty in the U.S.

Organization
App to Succeed, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, intends to end poverty and narrow the income gap in the U.S. by engaging at-risk Americans in effective, comprehensive information on personal finance and other relevant topics to provide the knowledge they need to become financially self-sufficient and successful.

Project
The current project, is a unique, web-accessed, learning experience; designed to engage 16-19-year-olds in highly visual, interactive content that is personalized to each teen’s interests, goals, abilities and learning styles. The content is the equivalent of a high school course in personal finance and much more.

Assignment
You will play the role (or record someone who plays the role) of a male guide, in your early twenties, who informally helps a teen through two of the six segments of the program. Your voice must be genuine, and easy to understand (no heavy accents or dialects). Record your voice, using a script with the director's written direction to give you an idea of how the lines are intended to be delivered. Or improvise using your own words.

This entire assignment should not take more than a total of 20 hours. You could finish in a few days or a few weeks. Unless you would like to lay the audio track for the program.

Requirements
-Have your own recording equipment. (You computer or phone with a mike and recording capabilities may be used as long as it produces a quality recording.)
-Have a quiet place to record.
- Have the ability to enunciate words clearly and project them with authentic enthusiasm without sounding
artificial.
-A background or interest in theater arts or media announcer is preferable.
-Be willing to record some lines more than once to get the desired result.
-Maturity to work virtually. (Or you have the option to record at headquarters in Stamford, CT.)
-Prefer a background or interest in performing arts or broadcast media announcing.
-Meet deadline for recording, no later than May August 15th

Compensation
As a young nonprofit we cannot yet pay our interns but we can offer other forms of compensation.
-If you deliver an exceptional result, exceeding expectations, and good enough to use in the program, you will receive a letter of reference, written and signed by the CEO, plus:
-If you fulfill your commitment to the project, your name will be acknowledged on the Volunteer page of the organization's website and acknowledged in the trailer of the program when it is published.
-Flexibility
You may work any day, or time for any duration to fit your schedule as long as you meet the August 15th deadline.
You may work remotely, saving the time and expense of commuting.

Skills

  • Storytelling
  • Acting
  • Theater Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Sound Production
  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 19
  • Until CEO approves recording. Estimate 15 hrs.
  • Motivated to produce quality audio track.

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