A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3)non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.
We are seeking a Volunteer Graphic Designer who can commit 150 total hours over 3 months. We encourage undergraduate and graduate students seeking a for credit internship or fellowship to apply
Skill requirements: Very well trained in CS6 or earlier, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Working knowledge of Excel, outlook, word, and Powerpoint. Knowledge and use of keyboard shortcuts and how to do tasks the fastest way. Knowledge of HTML programming is a plus, but not required.
Responsibilities: Working in Photoshop to create layouts, CADS, and design web graphics, Working in Illustrator to create vector objects, print files, and marketing materials. Working in InDesign to create automatic catalogs and other materials. Working with Excel and outlook to update spreadsheets, schedule meetings, answer emails.
Position requirements: Detail-oriented, organized, and a quick learner Follows instructions and completes projects in a timely matter. Work with minimal supervision, a proactive problem solver. Excellent references, grades, & portfolio (even a student portfolio) are required.
Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its severity, this will be a remote work from home position. The organization has committed to our interns/volunteers’ health and we will adapt to the new working environment accordingly. Proper at-home working capabilities include Laptop, SmartPhone, and connection to WiFi/internet. Must be available to have a phone/video conversation at least once per week.
A Free Bird aims to provide the opportunity for children diagnosed with cancer to continue explore their artistic passion, and to give them the strength and the power to fight their disease.
A Free Bird is a start-up non-profit organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through art and music therapy. We provide children aged 6 -18, who are diagnosed with cancer, the chance to pursue their passion for the arts.
We believe that the strength and healing powers of the arts are the best therapy!
A Free Bird supports children diagnosed with cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, creative writing, graphic design, singing, and any other artistic passions that they may have.
A Free Bird addresses the needs of both children currently fighting cancer and of recovering children through two main programs Dream, FIGHT FREE and FREE.
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.