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Searching for: Louisville Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

Radio Eye seeks a dedicated, detail-oriented Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator. The primary job of the Louisville Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator is to help the Program Director in the daily operations of the Louisville studio.

Radio Eye – a non-profit radio reading service headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky – produces a 24-hour broadcast for people who are blind or otherwise print disabled, with the help of a small staff and 200 volunteers. Radio Eye broadcasts throughout Kentucky via telephone; and in Central and Eastern Kentucky and the Louisville Metro Area by radio. Visit our website (www.radioeye.org) to find out more.

We have a small recording studio located in the Visually Impaired Preschool Services in Louisville. The Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator will be based out of this office.

This is an entry-level position.

Salary: $10.50/hour

Status: Part-time

Hours: 10-15 hours a week. Current office hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9 AM – 2:30 PM, with a half hour for lunch. The other 5 hours are on an as-needed basis, and will be outside of the office (delivering radios, outreach events, etc.).

Benefits: Paid sick time and holidays

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong organizational skills, highly motivated.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter; able to work well without much supervision.
  • Must be able to work with staff and a large pool of volunteers in daily activities.
  • Able to learn recording system well enough to teach it to new volunteers.
  • Able to pass a reading audition.
  • Able to empathize with blind & print-disabled persons who need help to access printed materials.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Studio Duties

  • Be familiar with what the volunteers do, and direct them accordingly
  • Audition readers
  • Train and supervise new volunteers on equipment, protocols, and how to read
  • Liaise with Lexington staff on assignment and placement of volunteers
  • Organize substitute volunteers
  • Keep reading material for volunteers
  • Fill in for missing readers during the week
  • Check that Louisville signal is up

Office Duties

  • Keep the Louisville iPhone, and answer it.
  • Receive visitors and deal with inquiries.
  • Arrange hand-delivery of radios to listeners in Louisville.
  • Distribute any mail that comes to the Louisville studio to Lexington staff
  • Let Program Director know what supplies are needed
  • Report problems with lighting, heating and a/c, etc. to VIPS

Outreach

  • Remotely attend outreach and expansion meetings, as availability allows
  • Create a Louisville outreach committee
  • Research outreach events. Attend as needed or coordinate with outreach volunteers and Lexington staff

Email resumes and cover letters to Amy Hatter at amy.hatter@radioeye.org.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

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Thank you, Republic Bank!

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Please join us in thanking Republic Bank for being a Full House sponsor for A Signal Affair on October 14th!

“There is a bank…

…where everyone feels welcome. Where life seems more agreeable and easier every day. Where you can find mortgages that fit your life, online banking that’s easy to navigate and mobile banking that’s simple to use. It’s a bank where people are actually happy to see you when you walk through the door.

Welcome to Republic Bank. Banking is just easier here.”

Thank you, Republic Bank, for your support for radio reading to people who are blind or print-disabled, for the second year in a row!

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Thank you, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Thank you so much to the Lexington Herald-Leader for being a Full House sponsor of Radio Eye’s A Signal Affair, coming up on October 14th.

The Lexington Herald-Leader has been a partner with Radio Eye for 26 years. They donate three copies of their paper every day for us to read on air to our listeners. Their programs remains the most popular show we broadcast every year.

Thank you, again, Lexington Herald-Leader – for sponsoring A Signal Affair, and for being a partner for 26 years!

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