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Studio Reader (Pool Position) – On-Site

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We will be reviewing a new round of applications this October! Please read entire description for instructions on how to apply for this volunteer position. An audio clip is required for application.

Description: We are in need of volunteer readers with younger-sounding voices to match the content being requested. Share your vocal talent with those who are blind, visually impaired or print disabled! Seeking dedicated volunteers to record a variety of texts (instruction manuals, magazines, fiction or non-fiction books, etc.) at our professional recording studio. Qualified individuals will possess superior oratory skills, advanced reading comprehension abilities and the determination it takes to complete projects in a timely manner.

This is a pool position, meaning volunteering is on a project by project basis. Narrators will be given assignments according to how well their voice is suited to a particular project.

Requirements:

  • Adult (18 + Years)
  • Strong reading comprehension and language skills are necessary
  • Must be able to sit and read aloud for 80 minutes at a time in our downtown Milwaukee studios
  • Must possess a positive attitude and the patience it takes to record an audiobook

Time Commitment: 2 to 4 hours/week (this includes preparation time)

Training: Training will be provided at our studios at the Central Library Building in downtown Milwaukee.

Location: At our office in the Central Library Building in downtown Milwaukee.

We will be reviewing a new round of applications this October! Please read entire description for instructions on how to apply for this volunteer position. An audio clip is required for application.

Description: We are in need of volunteer…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement, Inc.

803 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
Central Library Building

How to Apply

To apply please send us an email containing the following items to audio@ablenow.org

1.   Your Name

2.   Your 9am-5pm weekday availability (we are open 9-5, M-F)

3.   A short statement about why you are interested in volunteering.

4.   An attached recording of yourself reading the following passages from the script contained here: https://www.ablenow.org/get-involved/current-volunteer-opportunities/audition-script-for-studio-reader-volunteer-position/ (Note: a cell phone voice memo is fine, if you don’t have other means of recording. No large WAVE or AIFF files. MP3 or similar, please).

To apply please send us an email containing the following items to audio@ablenow.org

1.   Your Name

2.   Your 9am-5pm weekday availability (we are open 9-5, M-F)

3.   A short statement about why…

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