Volunteer Book Reader/Recording Listener

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Braille Institute Los Angeles Center

Do you enjoy reading? Do books on tape interest you? How about a little of both? The Braille Institute Library is looking for volunteers with a "good ear" to read and listen to recordings to check for accuracy.

Who: Braille Institute is committed to eliminating blindness and severe sight loss as barriers to a fulfilling life.

Why: Through educational training, programs, and services, Braille Institute helps tens of thousands of people each year regain and maintain their independence. Braille's educational, social, and recreational programs are provided in an environment of hope and encouragement, seeking to reinforce the confidence, self-esteem, and dignity of those who are visually impaired and enabling them to live, attend school, and work as they choose.

What to Expect:

• Silently read texts of books and compare it to recorded versions

• Log any errors that change the meaning of the text

• Use Windows Media Player to keep log with descriptions of errors or missing lines, using (hrs: mins: seconds) format

*Volunteers will not read books for recording purposes at this time.

What's Required:

• Ability to read and comprehend (grade 7-9 level) text

• Attention to detail

• May require sitting in one position for long periods

• Comfortable with repetitive task(s)

• Prior knowledge of Windows Media Player helpful

• Ability to work in quiet, little to no foot traffic environment

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

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
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

741 North Vermont AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90029

(34.08414,-118.29231)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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