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Readers for the talking newspaper

Tipperary Talking Newspapers

About Tipperary Talking Newspapers

We provide an abridged version of news items from local newspapers in audio format on USB sticks which are then distributed weekly to Blind and visually impaired clients throughout Tipperary and beyond.

What's Involved

Reading articles selected and edited by the Editors which the readers take in turn to record as mp3 digital files.

What's required for this position

• Comfortable reading aloud as part of a 3 person team.
• A clear well pronounced voice.
• Flexible to change in recording team role.
• Comfortable around Recording Equipment
• Dependable
• Personable Skills

  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 4hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:

Other location details:
Premier Hall Thurles

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The satisfaction and comradery of being part of a group of volunteers whose efforts assist in bringing the local news in a usable format to the visually impaired and blind.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Tipperary
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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