VITAC to Recruit Work-From-Home Captioners at Denver Veterans Job Fair

by: David Titmus

The country’s largest accessible media provider expands commitment to the military community

VITAC, the nation’s largest provider of captioning services, is teaming up with other employers to provide opportunities for job seekers with military backgrounds at the DAV RecruitMilitary Denver Veterans Job Fair this Thursday (Aug. 24) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

VITAC representatives will be on-site to discuss job opportunities available to military spouses and to transitioning service members, veterans and reserve members of the National Guard. The company, which provides closed captioning for broadcast, cable and online videos, is recruiting voice captioners.

“Voice captioners work from home and have a flexible, part-time work schedule,” says Alan Byrne, VP Human Resources, who will be attending the Denver event. “We’re looking for applicants with technical experience, extreme attention to detail, and a willingness to learn – all traits common in the military world.”

To become a voice captioner, potential employees must first attend an open session to learn about the job and requirements. VITAC offers a nine-week training course for a nominal fee. Upon successful completion of the training, recruits spend a week at our Denver headquarters (travel and expenses paid) and are offered a part-time position of 67 hours or less per month. Pay ranges between $20 and $30 per hour, with the potential to earn more based on quality and availability.

Captioning benefits the more than 50 million Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing and is a valuable tool for children learning to read and students learning English as a second language.

“Clients tell me how appreciative they are of what we do, and how much we’re impacting their lives,” says VITAC voice captioner Annah Koenig. “It’s very gratifying to know that I’m not only doing this job that is so much fun, but that I’m doing it for somebody who really needs me.”

Applicants can register for a virtual open house by emailing testing@vitac.com.

Click here to learn more about the DAV RecruitMilitary Denver Veterans Job Fair.

About VITAC

VITAC Corporation is the largest provider of real-time and offline captioning products and services in the United States. Responsible for captioning more than 500,000 live-program hours per year, VITAC also creates verbatim precisely timed captions for 57,000 pre-recorded programs per year. VITAC’s customers include every major broadcasting company, most cable networks, program producers, corporations, educational institutions and government agencies. Founded in 1986, VITAC employs the most skilled and tenured captioning professionals in the industry. For more information, please visit www.vitac.com and follow the company on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About RecruitMilitary

RecruitMilitary (http://recruitmilitary.com) is the nation’s leading veteran hiring company, offering a diverse array of branding, employment, and retention services to help employers connect with America’s best talent — its veterans. The company hosts the nation’s largest single-source veteran database, publishes one of the largest veteran hiring magazines, and produces hundreds of regional job fairs to connect private and public sector employers with veterans. As a veteran-owned company, RecruitMilitary offers its services free of charge to veterans and their spouses to support them during their job search.

About DAV

Founded by World War I veterans in Cincinnati in 1920 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1932, DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. The organization is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. DAV (www.dav.org) is a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members.