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Photography Instructor:

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I'RAISE Girls & Boys International

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Overview:

We are looking for an energetic and experienced Photography instructor with a passion for working with children at the middle and high school levels. The selected volunteer will facilitate virtual classes teaching youth how to shoot photos of portraits, nature, and life in action using mobile devices (i.e. cell phones and tablets). The instructor will direct students on how to create a digital portfolio of their work and prepare them to present and speak to one photography piece as part of a virtual showcase at the close of the semester.

Volunteer Duties:

    • Conduct virtual classes for a group teens once or twice per week for our winter semester (January-March 2021).
  • Must draft a full curriculum that outlines all lessons from week-to-week and materials needed to perform projects.
  • Teach students the fundamentals of digital photography on framing, lighting exposure, basics of photo shooting, black & white photography, digital image editing and finished photo evaluation.
  • Demonstrate the working knowledge of camera/cell phone use, photography and editing tools.
  • Prepare students for a virtual showcase performance in March 2021.
  • Complete weekly session notes following each class
  • Regularly communicate with parents to provide updates on their child’s progress, reminders about upcoming sessions, materials list for individual sessions, and other communications as needed.
  • Maintain consistent communication with program directors via email and participation in scheduled facilitator meetings to update on student progress, class attendance, etc.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Prior experience in digital photography
  • Prior experience working with teens and young children preferred
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • A degree or certification in Photography is a plus but not required
  • Must be 18+ years old

Location: Remote

Hours of work and duration of commitment: Must be available 5 hours per week (Monday - Friday) between the hours of 2pm and 6pm EST. Minimum 3 month commitment from January through March 2021.

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About I'RAISE Girls & Boys International

Location:

3640 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10469, US

Mission Statement

I'RAISE mission is to raise, empower, and inspire minority youth to experience success and progress in all areas of their lives and to become successful leaders through raising and increasing self-esteem and self-worth.

Description

Services Include:

  • Mental Health Programs- Child & Youth Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Art Therapy, Play Therapy
  • Education Programs -College Impact Program, Genesis Tutoring Program
  • After School Programs- Sports & Arts Afterschool (Basketball, football, dance, music, fine arts, chess, cheerleading),
  • Community Performing Arts Program - Dance and Theater
  • Mentoring - One-on-one or Group Mentoring
  • Youth Self Care- Cosmetology program

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Photography
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months

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