Photo Journalist Volunteer


Cause Areas


Wed Jan 03, 2018 - Tue May 01, 2018


Akron-Summit County Public Library60 S High StreetAkron, OH 44326


Because I said I would is an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept.

Position Description

As a member of the Chapter Leadership Team and reporting directly to the Chapter Leader, the Video & Photography Leader is a volunteer position responsible for capturing engaging images at Chapter events. The Video & Photography Leader must be available 10-15 hours per month.

Key Responsibilities

  • Capture compelling, quality images at monthly Chapter Meetups and Unified Promises, including staged photos and candid interaction/activities
  • Ensure all required images from Meetups are taken including a group shot, clear images of giveaway winners as well as monthly badge recipients, guest speaker if applicable
  • Research and identify best practices for capturing images for the local Chapter
  • Upload images in to Chapter folder within 48 hours of Meetup
  • Work with Communication Leader to provide images that support our marketing strategy
  • Attend monthly Chapter Meetups and Unified Promises
  • Attend planning calls as needed


  • Knowledge of camera and video equipment
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Visual composition skills
  • Good communication
  • Experienced photographer or photography enthusiast preferred

All because I said I would Leadership Team volunteers should understand the importance of a promise made and kept, have an interest in humanitarianism, a sense of personal responsibility, a strong moral compass and high ethical standards.


  • Photography
  • Organization
  • Online Flash/Video Production
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Video Production

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Around 15 hours a month
  • To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to

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