Language Diversity Committee: English Transcriber

Role Location

Remote

Type of Role

Volunteer

Published Date

Application Deadline

About the role:

We are incredibly excited to welcome you to the first-ever RWD Language Diversity Committee. This role sheet provides an overview of your position, responsibilities and duties, and qualifications as an RWD Transcriber & Committee Member for the 2020-2021 year. If you have any questions, you may direct them to RWD’s Program Manager for Resource Development, Valerie Lâm, at vlam@readwritediscover.org.

How you'll make an impact:

Social Media:

  • Writing alt text and image descriptions for all social media posts

Video Content:

  • Creating transcriptions and subtitles for all videos (ie. Published Workshop recordings, Instagram videos)

Monthly Family Newsletter:

  • Write one Family Newsletter in English (month and topic to delegated)

Meetings and Communication:

  • Will attend 1 hour, bi-monthly meetings with Valerie and the committee (10/7, 12/2, 2/3, 3/31, 6/2, 8/4)

  • Communicate and share progress updates via email or text biweekly

What we're looking for:

An English Transcriber of the Language Diversity Committee is fluent and skilled in writing in English, responsible, and committed to making RWD’s content more accessible for our communities.

About us

Read Write Discover is a volunteer and student-led tutoring program whose mission is to create equitable literacy opportunities for K-8th grade learners by empowering young leaders to make a change in their communities.

RWD's work is grounded in equity and youth leadership. We strongly encourage people of color, especially those who identify as black or brown, LGBTQ+, or identify with other marginalized communities, to apply and join our leadership team.