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Certified Braille Transcriber

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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 per week for at least 12 months.


Location:

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

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
803 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, United States
Central Library Building

How to Apply

Please email volunteer@ablenow.org with your interest and to receive a Volunteer Application form.

Please email volunteer@ablenow.org with your interest and to receive a Volunteer Application form.

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