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Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Cognisci Information Systems and Technologies for Development Foundation

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Do you have a nice, children-friendly voice ? Are you comfortable with reading in English, French, Portuguese ,Arabic as well as a few other African languages?
The OpenGriot Project is asking you to become a book reading volunteer by donating your time whenever possible, to assist children read independently and confidently by helping us read a story or two .
We publish a recording your voice to populate our growing directory of short stories accessible by any child to hear and follow along. Your service to the Project will help children increase their aptitude for reading by being able to follow along with your voice. These stories can be accessed by children any time, day or night, online and by download of android mobile application.
It's as easy as 1 - 2 - 3!
1/Select a story from the project website www.opengriot.org

2. Find a quiet place where you can read and record the story , using a microphone or a good smartphone..
3/ Read the story aloud (no children will be present).

4/ Send it to mail@cogniscifoundation.org through www.wetransfer.com

Be inspired by your contribution. It will impact a child in your continent.Your story will help encourage a child to read independently and confidently
The OpenGriot Project is a project of Cognisci ISTD Foundation (www.cogniscifoundation.org). Helping this NGO to address the low literacy rates in school age children and adults in Africa by assisting them with the opportunity to become successful scholars, explore the world initially through books, positively impact their community and, subsequently, provide them with marketable career options.

How to apply

1/Select a story from the project website www.opengriot.org

2. Find a quiet place where you can read and record the story , using a microphone or a good smartphone..
3/ Read the story aloud (no children will be present).

4/ Send it to mail@cogniscifoundation.org through www.wetransfer.com

Location

1 Olanipekun Street, Ososami Road, Ibadan, Oyo State, 022253, Nigeria

Details

International volunteer options
International volunteers welcome
Keywords
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

Duration
3 months or longer
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Mornings
Afternoons
Evenings
Late nights
Days of week
Weekdays
Weekends
Schedule
Flexible schedule

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