Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2090 Kittredge St.Berkeley, CA 94704

About

Importance of Position: Promote Library programs and services to the public through recording, editing and producing short videos to share on social media or our website.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in use of video recording devices
  • Proficient in video editting
  • At ease with all ages and types of people, including a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds
  • Willing and able to follow directions

Work environment: Public library interiors, exteriors and other locations as necessary

Responsible to: Volunteer Coordinator and appropriate library staff

Responsibilties:

  • Record events hosted or sponsored by the Library
  • Edit event footage as necessary to present video features for broadcast
  • Coordinate with staff to produce public service announcements or features
  • Assemble materials such as graphics, photography, dialogue, raw camera footage, sound effects and other special effects into a finished product with quality, length and production acceptable for broadcasting

Training provided: Orientation to procedures

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Satisfaction of providing much needed service to the library and the commuinity
  • Chances to meet new people and help others
  • Opportunity to work in a pleasant environment
  • Experience and content for your resume/portfolio

Time Commitment: Project based. Two or more hours per week, can do video production at home

Length of time: Minimum 3 month commitment

Grounds for Termination: Failure to follow directions and adhere to library policies and procedures; unacceptable customer service; failure to fulfill time commitment

Contact Person: Deirdre Cerkanowicz, Volunteer Coordinator, 510-981-6123

Skills

  • Video Production

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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