Reader-Offsite-Bronx
Location: Reading Services ~ Off- Site
Off-Site Reading Administration
Duties:

Lighthouse Guild International provides many services for the visually impaired including reading services. Some clients are unable to travel to the Lighthouse Guild Manhattan office so we seek volunteers from every borough to support those clients who may need office support for their place of business and for clients with limited mobility or other issues that keep them homebound.

                                                                                     

Job Summary: Volunteers will read the materials provided by the clients. In addition to reading, volunteers may be asked to complete forms, conduct internet searches, and otherwise support a client’s personal reading needs. Volunteers will either be asked to meet client at a specific location or in the client’s home.
  

Position Responsibilities:

• Travel to agreed location by volunteer and reader.
 • Read materials provided by the client.
 • Assist client as needed by completing forms and/or conduct internet searches, etc.  
 
Requirements:

• High School to College level reader required.
 • Ethical character, trustworthy and reliable.
 • Strong reading voice.
 • Able to read for an extended period of time.
 • Strong commitment to service required.

Some positions may involve assistance with simple tasks that support the reading function.

(Note: Some proficiency with internet use and or smart devices may be needed)


Qualifications:

POST #

LOCATION

READING SCHEDULE

READING OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

BX-LL-276

Bronx near Bronx Zoo Area prefer a reader to come to her home but may be possibly willing to meet them at Belmont Library in the Bronx.  

Wednesdays from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Volunteer Reader will assist with:

·         Reading mail which includes various documents.  

·         Christian materials

 

Note: Volunteer cannot be a smoker. Client is sensitive to the smell of smoke.  

 


Directions:

Details of the Opportunity: Please note that reading is an on-going opportunity. Volunteers must be available at minimum 2 hours once a week, for at least 6 months. All volunteers must complete the supplemental volunteer application prior to being assigned. If you are interested in this opportunity send an email with the POST# and your availability for a conference to volunteer@lighthouseguild.org and or call Reading Services at (646)874-8683 for a preliminary conversation about the available slots.


Address: 250 W 64th St, New York
New York, NY 10023
Work:(646) 874-8688
Email:volunteer@lighthouseguild.org
Web site:www.lighthouseguild.org
Minimum age:21