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Community Impact Crew at APH (Louisville-Local)

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND INC

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About APH:

Since 1858, The American Printing House for the Blind has operated in Louisville, Kentucky as the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating accessible learning experiences through educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and low vision.

Then and today, APH is building an inclusive world with opportunity for everyone. Learn more about how APH is breaking down barriers to access: www.aph.org

About Community Impact Crew:

APH is recruiting a crew of Louisville-local, respectful, friendly, and fun individuals to spread APH’s message that "the future belongs to everyone." Under the direction of the Community Relations Advisor, the Community Impact Crew will represent APH at various community events and provide support to ensure access at APH-affiliated activities. For example: at one event, crew members may teach children about Braille, lead Tactile Arts and Crafts activities, or distribute APH information and giveaways. At other events, members may serve as Sighted Guides for persons who are blind or low vision as they walk through an art gallery.

Upcoming Opportunities
  1. Louisville Book Festival - Oct 28, 29 (shifts)
Basic Expectations:

It is expected that Community Impact Crew members treat everyone they encounter with dignity and respect.

It is expected that Community Impact Crew members participate in an annual volunteer training, as well as any trainings attached to specific volunteer opportunities.

It is expected that Community Impact Crew members will volunteer for approx. 8 hours every 3 months, dependent on opportunity. Typically, opportunities will be communicated at least three weeks in advance.

It is expected that Community Impact Crew members exercise good judgement when wearing their APH gear out in public or posting about APH on personal social media pages.

It is expected that Community Impact Crew members, including minors, pass a criminal background check.

Failure to meet these basic expectations will result in termination of volunteer position.

Cause Areas:

Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

Contact:

Erin Sigmund (she/her)

Community Relations and Policy Advisor

Office: 502.515.9128, Cell: 502.802.8309

aph.org * esigmund@aph.org

1839 Frankfort Ave - Louisville, KY 40206

More opportunities with AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND INC

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About AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND INC

Location:

1839 FRANKFORT AVE, Community Relations, LOUISVILLE, KY 40206, US

Mission Statement

The American Printing House for the Blind empowers people who are blind or visually impaired by providing accessible and innovative products, materials and services for lifelong success. We believe the future belongs to everyone.

Description

Since 1858, The American Printing House for the Blind has operated in Louisville, Kentucky as the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating accessible learning experiences through educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and low vision.

Then and today, APH is building an inclusive world with opportunity for everyone. Learn more about how APH is breaking down barriers to access: www.aph.org

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1839 Frankfort AvenueLouisville, KY 40206

(38.25748,-85.71426)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospitality
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • It is expected that Community Impact Crew members will volunteer for approx. 8 hours every 3 months, dependent on opportunity. Typically, opportunities will be communicated at least three weeks in advance.
  • It is expected that Community Impact Crew members follow the Basic Expectations outlined in the volunteer description.

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