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Certified Braille Transcriber

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Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement, Inc. (ABLE)

  • 28 people are interested

Description:

Enjoy the challenge of transcribing materials into Braille for children and adults who are blind. With your help, children and adults who are blind can lead more productive and independent lives. Transcribe a variety of print materials in Braille such as textbooks, computer manuals, library books and other educational material. Transcribe in Braille short-term requests such as newsletters, children’s books, menus, and playbills. It’s a perfect opportunity for retirees or persons with time to volunteer at home.


Requirements:

* Adult (18+ Years)
* Library of Congress certification in Unified English Braille (UEB)
* A high school diploma or equivalent
* A resident of the United States of America
* Must have basic computer skills, including file management
* A working knowledge of the English language
* Attention to detail and a "perfectionist" attitude
* Strong problem solver
* Self-motivated, independent worker

Time Commitment:

This is a long-term commitment; a minimum of 8 hours a week, for at least 12 months.

Location:

At home, or at our office in the Central Library Building in downtown Milwaukee.

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About Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement, Inc. (ABLE)

Location:

Central Library Bldg, 803 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233, US

Mission Statement

Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement's mission is to provide alternative ways for people with print disabilities to read.

Description

We are a nonprofit organization that relies primarily on volunteers to provide materials in braille, audio and digital formats for people who are blind, visually impaired, or who have other print disabilities. We are committed to the belief that standard print materials should be accessible to everyone. Our specialized services are a key to dignity, productivity, enhanced literacy, and independence.

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

803 W Wells StCentral Library BldgMilwaukee, WI 53233

(43.04015,-87.92188)
 

SKILLS

  • Braille

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 8 hours a week.

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