Volunteer opportunity description

You will assist the Director in the day to day activities of running a small nonprofit, as well as work collaboratively shooting, producing and editing footage for short educational documentaries.

You will help develop weekly activities and field trips for residents at a homeless shelter and work collaboratively with other volunteers to accompany shelter participants to a variety of arts and cultural activities and events. These activities will offer individuals the opportunity to learn how to use a camera while exploring the world around them through a different lens.

Additional Responsibilities:

·      Assist in the end-to-end process from storyboarding to logistics to shooting to editing and publishing

·      Produce new videos using existing original footage/photography

·      Contribute to mixing and editing to create polished and engaging videos

·      Post videos to Web sites and share via social channels

·      Grow online social networks by increasing fan-base and interactions

·      Do online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more

·      Assist in online fundraising campaigns

·      Perform research to find articles, stories, resources or other content that is relevant

You must be creative, giving and curious about the world and the people around you...



You must be creative, giving and curious about the world and the people around you...

·      Have a proficiency in Final Cut or Premier, and working knowledge of editing in RAW. 

·      Experience creating video content from conception through completion

·      Ability to create social media campaigns

·      Interest (and, ideally experience) in social impact work – a passion for helping humanity is a must!

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Optical Realities Indie Arts Initiative

Sean Dougherty
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