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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
Location(s): Castle
Address where volunteering takes place: 26 - 28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?


Purpose of Role:

Recording and editing volunteers required for talking news productions

Role Description:

Try your hand at voice over work and help your local sight loss community keep up to date with local news.

We're on the hunt for willing volunteers who have a good reading voice and excellent diction, to help read articles from the local paper for our fortnightly audio newsletter. As a talking news volunteer, you'll be able to confidently record your voice to help the local sight loss community. Use your acting skills for a fantastic opportunity.

We're also looking for confident editors, to make our recorded news sound brilliant, selecting the articles to be read and recorded. Knowledge of recording software is desirable. This is an excellent opportunity build skills and experience towards any media and sound engineering course.

We require volunteers who are able to make duplications of the recording onto CD or memory stick and prepare the envelopes to send to our service users.

Training and induction will be provided and you'll be part of a friendly team in an organisation which supports local blind and partially sighted people.

Skills and Qualifications:

- Good speaking diction
- Confident in front of a microphone
- Experience of using sound editing software

When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

2 working days

How long to complete training and recruitment?

2 - 3 weeks

Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No

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