Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Book Reader/Recording Listener

On-site
Volunteer must be in or near Los Angeles, CA
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Schedule
Weekdays
Time Commitment
A few hours per week
Recurrence
Recurring

Description

Volunteer Book Reader/Recording Listener

Do you enjoy reading? Do books on tape interest you? How about a little of both? The Braille Institute Library is looking for volunteers with a "good ear" to read and listen to recordings to check for accuracy. 

Who: Braille Institute is committed to eliminating blindness and severe sight loss as barriers to a fulfilling life.

Why: Through educational training, programs, and services, Braille Institute helps tens of thousands of people each year regain and maintain their independence. Braille's educational, social, and recreational programs are provided in an environment of hope and encouragement, seeking to reinforce the confidence, self-esteem, and dignity of those who are visually impaired and enabling them to live, attend school, and work as they choose.

What to Expect:

•    Silently read texts of books and compare it to recorded versions

•    Log any errors that change the meaning of the text

•    Use Windows Media Player to keep log with descriptions of errors or missing lines, using (hrs: mins: seconds) format

*Volunteers will not read books for recording purposes at this time.

What's Required:

•    Ability to read and comprehend (grade 7-9 level) text

•    Attention to detail

•    May require sitting in one position for long periods

•    Comfortable with repetitive task(s)

•    Prior knowledge of Windows Media Player helpful

•    Ability to work in quiet, little to no foot traffic environment

Do you enjoy reading? Do books on tape interest you? How about a little of both? The Braille Institute Library is looking for volunteers with a "good ear" to read and listen to recordings to check for accuracy. 

Who: Braille Institute is committed to…

Location

On-site

Braille Institute Library

741 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA

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