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ORGANIZATION: U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

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Capture the wonder and learning of our visiting public using your amazing photography skills!

To apply, complete the volunteer application at http://bttr.im/wx7fa

Goals

The Photographer will visit the museum periodically during open hours to take compelling photos of visitors engaging with museum exhibits, programs, and each other. The resulting content may be used on websites, in marketing materials, and in annual reports to illustrate the museum’s impact on visitors and the community.

Schedule

This opportunity is scheduled to run year-round. Work can take place according to the Photographer’s schedule, in consultation with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure good coverage of days/events. The museum is open 10am - 4pm. Education programs in July and August occur on Wednesdays from 10am - 2pm. In September-November and February-May, they occur on the first Saturday of the month from 10am - 2pm.

Responsibilities

  1. Capture the wonder, learning, and group interactions of our visiting public in photographs
  2. Coordinate with Volunteer Coordinator to schedule photography
  3. Deliver photographic files to museum staff on CD or DVD in files appropriate for use in print and web media
  4. Image editing is not required

Qualifications

  • Ability to capture learning and family moments candidly
  • High level of understanding of photography
  • Provide your own equipment, except for DVDs

Training

An initial four-hour orientation is provided, where museum history, operations, and content are discussed and a tour of the building is given. Training will not be provided on photography or photographic equipment.

Supplies and Equipment

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum will provide media on which to deliver the final product. All other photographic equipment must be your own.

Contact

Contact Mary Rogers at Mary.Rogers@navy.mil if you are interested in signing on to serve as a Photographer or have questions!

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About U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

Location:

1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA 98345, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret naval undersea history, science, and operations for the benefit of the U.S. Navy and the people of the United States.

Description

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is the official Navy museum that interprets all of the Navy’s undersea activities. We hold the country’s most comprehensive collection of U.S. Navy artifacts, documents, and reference material related to undersea subjects, and are renowned for several of these specialty collections, especially those in torpedoes, mines, diving and salvage, submarine technology, and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). Several of these significant artifacts are on display in the museum’s 18,000 square feet exhibition hall, designed to connect visitors to the history of the underwater Navy.

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is one of ten museums operated by the U.S. Navy under the direction of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Veterans & Military Families
Children & Youth, Community, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Garnett WayKeyport, WA 98345

(47.69987,-122.6249)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible! But during open hours, 10am-4pm.
  • Portfolio review during application process. Provide your own equipment. Complete the application at http://bttr.im/wx7fa

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