Los Angeles, CA 90012
Volunteers are an essential part of the Go For Broke National Education Center. To ensure that its operations run smoothly and its educational programs thrive, Go For Broke relies on countless hours of volunteer support. Here, many opportunities exist to support Go For Broke and ultimately give back to the community. Go For Broke provides a rewarding, yet fun volunteer experience. Volunteers range from recently retired seniors, WWII veterans and wives, to high school students receiving volunteer hour credits by coming after school. College students also help on weekends (as needed) and special events such as Evening of Aloha. Additionally, volunteer or student groups needing class or group projects are welcome. Here, many opportunities exist to support Go For Broke and ultimately give back to the community.
Current volunteer opportunities include:
Digital Media - Suitable for people interested in computers and Web applications. Projects include creating computer streaming video files from taped interviews.
Hanashi Oral History Crew - Suitable for people interested in oral histories. Projects include assisting on the Hanashi Oral History program interview crew as one of the following: interviewer, videographer, audio technician, or cataloguer.
Office/Clerical - Suitable for people interested in clerical work. Projects may include answering phones, assisting with mailings, filing, and data entry.
Special Events - Suitable for people who are able to volunteer on a one-time, as needed basis. Projects may include assisting with various events such as film screenings, receptions, gala dinners, and community events.
Interview Transcriber - Suitable for people interested in listening to veterans' interviews and typing in transcriptions.
Interview Screeners - Suitable for people interested in viewing taped interviews in search of specific content.
Go For Broke is currently seeking volunteers who have basic computer skills and would like to hone those skills.
If you would like to help Go For Broke in any of its programs or if you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities, please attend a Orientation.
The volunteer orientation provides a good overview of the Go For Broke National Education Center and its programs. Individuals or other volunteer groups are encouraged to volunteer. Volunteer groups include high school service clubs, university groups and senior programs such as RSVP based in Torrance.
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