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ORGANIZATION: Minnesota State Services for the Blind

  • 119 people are interested

Volunteers will record all types of written materials for readers who are visually impaired or have a print disability. They may also record programs or books for broadcast on a special closed-circuit radio service for listeners who are visually impaired or print-disabled. In addition, some volunteers may read newspapers live each day.

We are particularly seeking volunteers who have a background in math, science, health care, law, or computer technology. We are also looking for readers who are fluent in other languages, particularly Arabic, Chinese, or Japanese.

Volunteers must pass an oral reading test and must be able to attend orientation and training at our main office in St. Paul. It is not necessary to own recording or broadcasting equipment.

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About Minnesota State Services for the Blind


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.


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.


Education & Literacy
Media & Broadcasting
People with Disabilities
Education & Literacy, Media & Broadcasting, People with Disabilities


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



  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Literacy / Reading


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2-4 hours per week.
  • Volunteers should be able to read clearly, with appropriate pace and correct pronunciation. All volunteer readers must pass an oral reading test.

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