MNUDL: Seeking Fluent Spanish Speakers for Paid Opportunity

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The Minnesota Urban Debate League is seeking authentic voices for a new volunteer opportunity!


The MN Urban Debate League (MNUDL) is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to 1,200+ middle and high school students in the Twin Cities. Learn about our work here:

We know that one of the reasons debate helps students improve their literacy is that students are engaging with all four foundational skills of literacy: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.


One of the most powerful tools we have to help rookie debaters learn is auditory supplements to our written packets. With these recordings, students at all skill levels will be able to follow along with the text as they read, learn evidence while doing other tasks like doing chores or riding the bus, and rapidly improve their literacy and information retention.


We are seeking fluent Spanish speakers to record our evidence packets at a conversational pace (120 words per minute) for the Spanish Debate League, which serves middle and high school students. The topic this year is Puerto Rico statehood. We will pay 10 fluent Spanish speakers $25 each, with an assignment of 5 abbreviated pages to read ($5/page rate).

Recordings are preferred by February 3rd, but can be submitted by February 10th.

Our voice volunteers need to be able to speak slowly, clearly, and with energy. No special recording equipment is required, although we do ask that you record in a quiet space with minimal distractions. We can edit your audio for you.

Interested? Please contact Rebecca at to let us know, and/or fill out this form: