11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Broadcast Careers: Radio Talking Book Service, Omaha - Volunteer Coordinator

Radio Talking Book Service

7101 Newport Ave., Suite 205

Omaha NE 68152




Volunteer Coordinator


Radio Talking Book Service (RTBS) is seeking an energetic part-time volunteer coordinator to join our team.  RTBS serves the state of Nebraska with a mission to provide human-voiced information to individuals who have visual or physical disabilities that prevent them from reading.  RTBS has a cadre of over 80 volunteers who read print media aloud either live or as a recording, and those readings are broadcast over the radio and internet to RTBS’ listeners statewide.




  1. Develop and implement strategies for volunteer recruitment; secure readers for all necessary programming to meet program time schedule.

  2. Orient and train all potential volunteer readers; keep introductory packages available for new readers.

  3. Schedule, monitor and evaluate volunteer readers; maintain current, accurate and orderly schedules and records for all volunteers. Evaluate test reads w/Station Manager.

  4. Oversee material procurement and preparation for daily program schedule.

  5. Record program material as needed.

  6. Interview and write profiles of volunteers for the “Broadcaster” newsletter. Take pictures of readers for newsletter, volunteer wall and online use.

  7. Operate control board and perform live breaks in the absence of the Station Manager or part-time operator-announcer.

  8. Mail radios and perform other duties as assigned and as necessary.


    Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – noon.  $12-$14 per hour depending on experience/qualifications.                 Start date 11.26.18


    Qualifications:  High school degree or GED equivalent, some college and work experience preferred.  Must work well with others and have good organizational and communication skills.


    Please submit a resume: jnielsen@RTBS.org  


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