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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Saavi Services for the Blind

Saavi Services for the Blind is in need of a Transcriptionists at our Phoenix center!

Our volunteers provide us with the organizational capacity to continue working towards our vision: A world where blind individuals are equal contributors locally, nationally and throughout the world, demonstrating it is not what you can see; it is what you can do.

Saavi Services for the Blind is a vocational rehabilitation training center providing skills training in nonvisual techniques to people of all ages.

Whether a student is new to blindness or has received training in the past and would like to learn new skills, our goal is to provide skills training so our students may lead productive, independent lives. Our programs serve individuals of all ages, from children to seniors, all with the goal of providing confidence and skill-building opportunities through training and education.

How you’ll help us:

Saavi is in need of several volunteers to help with various transcription duties. Transcriptions allow our staff to access the information they need quickly, and help make our social media accounts more accessible. Our ideal volunteer can give 5 hours a week to:

  • Attend student staffing meetings and create accurate transcriptions
  • Create subtitles on previously uploaded Saavi YouTube videos
  • Verify accuracy of previously transcribed work


Sometimes it is hard to believe in the effectiveness of nonvisual skills if you have never observed them in action. For this reason, we believe that role modeling is a key part of our training program. Thus, all employees and volunteers go through basic immersion training. This training allows staff to not only gain nonvisual skills but also to gain a deeper understanding of a positive philosophy of blindness.

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Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Children & Youth, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4222 East Thomas RoadSuite 150Phoenix, AZ 85018

(33.48081,-111.99086)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Diversity

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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