SALB is looking for new volunteers to read audio books for our blind and visually impaired members. We are looking for volunteers who can read fluently in any one of the 11 official languages of South Africa.
To be a STUDIO NARRATOR, you need to:
be based in Grahamstown • love reading and books • have a pleasant reading voice • be computer literate • have lots of free time • be punctual • be committed to complete at least one audiobook/magazine • do our mandatory voice test
To be a HOME NARRATOR, you need to:
love reading and books • have a pleasant reading voice • be computer literate • have lots of spare time • have your own computer/laptop • have a quiet area to do the narration • be committed to complete at least one audiobook/magazine • do our mandatory voice test
Please email Charlene Prince or Thembile Gxekwa: firstname.lastname@example.org, and specify STUDIO NARRATOR to set up a time to come in and do a voice test at the SALB recording studios, and HOME NARRATOR and a voice test reading, along with instructions will be emailed to you.
Office hours 8AM – 4PM | Tel: 046 622 7226.
Training will be provided to successful candidates
The teams from Universal Knowledge Software (UKS) and SALB are busy finalising the outstanding modules and the system should be up and running tentatively by end October 2018.
In the meantime the Circulation Staff continue to manually select books based on your reading interests.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused you.