Build Your Reel! The Wellesley Council on Aging is seeking Audio Visual/Media volunteers to assist with providing media coverage of the "Evening and Weekend Lecture Series" that take place approximately 5-6 times/year at the Wellesley Free Library. Training and equipment will be provided by "Wellesley Media" and no prior experience required. After full training, Wellesley Media staff will supervise the first recorded event by volunteers. The following volunteer positions are available:
Director(s): Volunteers will direct multi-camera shoots in the Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library and learn to operate TV studio equipment including robotic HD cameras, a video switcher, up to 8 microphones, professional TV graphics and projector set up.
Field producer(s): Volunteers will cover events on location; gain experience on how to shoot great video in the field; learn to edit digital video using Final Cut Pro X and how to compress video for Internet viewing.
After the full training period, ideally volunteer(s) will be available to commit to this position for a minimum of 6 months. Approximately 2-4 hours of work will be required at each Lecture. If interested in learning more about any of these terrific experiential volunteer roles , please contact Gayle Thieme, Director of Senior Services at Wellesley COA at GThieme@wellesleyma.gov or by telephone at 781-235-3961.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours, 5-6 times per year
- Volunteers must complete a training program with Wellesley Media prior to Volunteering
- Audio-Visual and Technology...
- Capture smiles (and more!)
- Share your talents with seniors
- Scrapbook special happenings
- Grant and Propoal Writers
- Music To Our Ears!
- More than Just a Meal!
- Carry Groceries for Seniors
- Yard Work for Seniors
- Genealogy Teacher
- Special Event Volunteer
- Drive some miles, get some smiles!