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Proofreading Assistant/Copy Reader

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ORGANIZATION: Minnesota State Services for the Blind

  • 15 people are interested

Volunteers work as a team with braille unit proofreaders: the volunteer will read transcribed print material aloud so that the proofreader can check the transcribed braille copy for accuracy. Volunteers will read for approximately three hours at a time, with frequent breaks. The proofreading will take place during regular business hours Monday - Friday. No reading test is required.

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

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

(44.96088,-93.19151)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately three to four hours a week during regular business hours (Monday to Friday.)
  • Volunteers should be able to read standard print aloud for up to three hours at a time (with breaks.) Familiarity with mathematics and/or science would be a plus.

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