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Sun Apr 23, 2017, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


UW-Platteville Ullsvik Hall1 University PlazaPlatteville, WI 53818


Position Summary:

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.


  • Using your own equipment, take creative photographs of teams, riders and volunteers participating in Walk MS
  • Obtain fresh, passionate, inspiring images of both event participants and volunteers
  • Provide high resolution electronic versions of all photos to the 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 all or part of a 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.
  • Must be comfortable photographing people in a wide variety of environments in multiple locations.

Time Commitment:

4 Hours


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.


  • Photography

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 4 hours

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