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About the Position
Position #: 19431
OrganizationConfederation Debates
Position: Proofreaders - Content Consultants
Location: Virtual Volunteer position - see link below for details
Impact Statement: You can learn about Canadian history while helping preserve records for future generations, and help us to give every Canadian access to their province's founding debates.
Description: The Confederation Debates is digitizing and democratizing access to Canada's founding colonial, federal, and Indigenous records as a legacy project of Canada 150. We've scanned the records into searchable text, but we need you to: help fix typos, transcribe garbled sections and report anything interesting that you read.
Training Details: Virtual access to content provided so you can begin work quickly at your own convenience from home! Visit website link below.
Working Conditions: You can volunteer from home, school - anywhere with an internet connection and a Chrome browser!
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: You can participate on our website from anywhere with an internet connection at any time of day or night.
Age: 15+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Not on a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Heritage/Museum, Library/Research , Office Work
Skill(s): Written Communication, Analysis, Computer Skills, Accountability, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.theconfederationdebates.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Daniel Heidt
Phone: 519-573-3535
Address: Waterloo, N2L 3G5


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Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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