Produce creative, high-quality, unique photographs for use by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in print and online. This is a wonderful opportunity for a student, semi-professional or aspiring professional photographer who would like to build a portfolio while donating their creativity, time and talents to a local nonprofit agency. This volunteer will work independently at the event and report to a Chapter staff member.
The volunteer position will provide an opportunity for creative photographic work providing invaluable experience working as a freelance photographer with a professional agency. Photos will also be used for the National MS Society’s website and print media to promote Walk MS, with credit provided as possible.
- Using your own equipment, take creative photographs of teams, snowmobilers and volunteers participating in the MS Snowmobile Tour
- Obtain fresh, passionate, inspiring images of both event participants and volunteers
- Provide high resolution electronic versions of all photos to the Wisconsin Chapter
- Attend pre-event call or meeting with Chapter staff to discuss event
- Check in with Chapter staff as needed
- Demonstrate strong photographic ability by providing examples of work with application
- Creativity and desire to assemble a body of work that is varied, dynamic and interesting
- Ability to communicate respectfully with event participants and staff
- Willingness to approach participants and volunteers to encourage photo opportunities
- Must be creative, innovative and interested in taking photographs during the event
- Must provide your own digital SLR* camera and transportation
- Memory card for use during this assignment will be provided by the Chapter. Memory card will be given to the Chapter at the close of the volunteer’s shift.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Flexible shifts available
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