Volunteer Photographer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross
Address: 400 Cooper Street, Suite 8000, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H8
Ottawa ON  K2P 2H8
Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Organizational Description: The Canadian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Our network is vast, but our approach is simple. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Region: Various Locations across Manitoba

Application deadline: December 31, 2019

The purpose of this position will be to support the Manitoba Communications Department with professional photography services. This volunteer will work independently and opt for tasks when it fits their schedule. All images will remain the sole property of the Canadian Red Cross.

With training and support provided by the Communications Advisor, the volunteer may be asked to help during local disasters.

- Photo-document the work of the Red Cross in Manitoba. This may include photographing both special events and the day-to-day efforts of staff and volunteers
- Certain photo assignments/opportunities will be suggested by the Communications Advisor but the volunteer photographer is encouraged to suggest other opportunities
- Ensure that Red Cross photo release guidelines are met
- Edit photos as required
- Upload photos to the Red Cross Flickr and Instagram accounts
- Compile and catalogue photos in the Red Cross photo bank
- Protect the reputation of the Red Cross
- Other duties as assigned
Skills Required: Skills & Qualifications
- Familiarity of and access to photo editing software (limited access during weekdays at Canadian Red Cross office)
- Own camera and photography equipment
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work with little supervision
- Follow Red Cross photography brand standards
- Attention to detail
- Creativity
- Genuine desire to work with Red Cross in its mission to improve the lives of vulnerable people
- Protect the reputation of the Red Cross

Transportation costs associated with this volunteer position will be covered by the Red Cross.

If interested, please copy & paste the following to a web browser (https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=4736)
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Photography
- Photo Editing
- Social Media
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Time Commitment - Flexible - Approximately 2 to 5 hours per month
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online: trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=4736&_ga=2.74977810.1454381460.1549989338-1079994948.1547744757
Closing Date: Aug 23, 2019