The Center for Amazon Community Ecology is a non-profit organization that promotes forest conservation, creates sustainable livelihoods and supports healthy communities in the Amazon rainforest. We currently help 15 native and campesino communities in northern Peru to develop and market innovative handicrafts and novel essential oils. We have recently launched an online store (www.amazonforeststore.org) to help sell a wide variety of woven and other crafts made by our partners. We are seeking one or more people to help us edit photos and/or videos that we have taken of the artisans in their villages. We will use this content on our store and social media to help connect potential customers to the people, plants and places that go into making the crafts.
Photo editing and formatting could be done by anybody with access to Photoshop or a comparable photo editing program. Raw and finished images would be shared via the internet so the volunteer could do the work at any time and any place. Video editing would require access to a good quality video editing program and a good understanding of spoken Spanish.
If interested, a volunteer could also collect information about Amazon plants, animals and native groups in the Peruvian Amazon that are related to our craft work and projects. Summaries of these would also be used to educate the public about the biocultural diversity that inspires and helps make these handicrafts.
Assignments would be given on a weekly basis.
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Internet Research
- Visual Arts
- Graphic Design / Print
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- minimum two hours per week
- for video editing only: ability to understand spoken Spanish