Book Index Volunteer

Morrinsville

Our organisation endeavours to preserve the social history of Morrinsville and District and to provide a service to the community by the preservation of artefacts, an archival service, an educational resource and an attraction to visitors who have a particular interest in social history
Many jubilee books, family history books, and district centenary books do not have an index. When researching for historical information about people and places, an index at the back of a book would assist greatly.
This volunteer task would entail reading each page and recording the people, locations, and organisations in an easily accessible format.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;
Goal 4 -Quality Education

Requirements:

Good, accurate reading and typing or writing skills to identify all relevant information on a page.
Patient with long slow jobs - attention to detail.
A good standard of English is required along with good time management skills.
We work as a team and therefore communication skills are important.
Ideally you have an interest in history and would enjoy reading the material you will be responsible to index.

Time commitment:

Friday between 11.00 and 4 pm

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 2401


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