Literature Project Lead volunteers assist staff in guaranteeing that our final projects are of the utmost quality and are engaging for our students.
A Literature Project Lead’s chief responsibility is to monitor the quality of all files in a project. This includes verifying that:
- Audio levels meet appropriate levels
- The recording environment has been approved by staff
- Audio is free from background noise or other things which might distract the listener.
- The project is free from misreads or errors
- The project meets conventions requirements
- Narrators are meeting the producer’s performance requirements.
- Marks are in the correct places, not cutting off audio, and have proper spacing.
- Images have been handled correctly are have proper spacing.
- And most importantly, you are a primary source of support for volunteer questions in active projects.
To get started:
1. Please make sure you've submitted an application to volunteer with Learning Ally. If you've already submitted the application, please skip this step. How do you know if you've submitted an application? If you receive emails from us, you are likely already in our volunteer database.
2. Review the Literature Project Lead Volunteer Instructions to start training for this role.
3. Join us on Twist: Twist is an app that serves as a group chat for our Audiobook Production Volunteers and volunteer team leads.
Head to the Literature Project LaunchPad Twist Channel and click the JOIN button at the lower right to enter. Once you're in, you can click on the Literature Project Leads thread to meet additional volunteers and ask questions.
Have additional questions? Please reach out via Twist or use the Support Chat on this website. Learning Ally staff members will respond to you as soon as we can.