for  Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted by
Lilia M.

Communications Manager

Posted Date
Apr 18, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $1,366 , allowing us to focus our efforts on creating more helpful and accessible content for parents seeking legal advice when advocating for their children with disabilities.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Transcript(s) for up to 5 hours of audio/video recordings
Additional Details

We are looking for a bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteer.

What We Have In Place
  • We have all 12 final videos in Vimeo and in mp4 format. We are looking for transcripts in preparation for closed captioning; help with or advice on how/where to find captioning services is also needed!
How This Will Help

We are a special education advocacy organization. Accessibility is extremely important to us and to our supporters. Adding captioning to these videos will allow the critical information within them to reach a wider audience and aligns with our values.

Project may require a short interview with the organization.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with recording(s) of up to 5 hours of audio to be transcribed
Milestone 1: Transcription Draft
  • Professional transcribes audio recordings and shares with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback on areas for improvement / added clarity
Milestone 2: Final Transcript Delivery
  • Professional delivers final transcript in desired format (e.g, PDF, Google Docs)
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Our Mission

Massachusetts Advocates for Children's mission is to remove barriers to educational and life opportunities for children and youth.

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