Volunteer Reader for the Blind


(38.56292,-90.08766)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

9541 Church Circle DrBelleville, IL 62223

Volunteers of all ages and all backgrounds read and record material for people who are blind and visually impaired.

About

Volunteers read and record newspapers, magazines, and more. We distribute those recordings to people who are blind over 28 different platforms: radio, Internet, smartphone apps, a call-in phone service, and more. Our listeners are primarily low income individuals who cannot access this information in any other way.

Weekday, weekend and evening hours are available as your schedule and interests permit. A three-hour per month time commitment is required.

All positions are assumed to be on-going.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Reading / Writing
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Three-hours per month
  • All readers must pass audition and background.

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