Help Homeless Kittens! Volunteer Photographer Needed (Ages 55+)
LA WORKS RSVP
Quick Overview: Do you love taking pictures of cats and kittens? How about dogs, puppies or even people?
Organization Name: Heaven on Earth Society for Animals
Organization Website: https://heavenlypets.org/
Organization Mission: To transform the lives of homeless cats through rescue, sanctuary, and new beginnings.
Volunteer Role & Responsibilities:
We’re seeking volunteers with either paid or volunteer experience in photography to take compelling photographs of cats, kittens, staff, and volunteers with their professional camera and lighting equipment. An understanding of professional photography techniques is required.
● taking photographs and videos of cats, kittens, staff, and volunteers
● editing and uploading photos to shared cloud-based drive
● communicating with staff and volunteers
● coordinating onsite visits
● working with and around staff
● handling cats and kittens
● being around sick or injured cats
● wearing PPE when required. Ideal skills include photography, lighting, cat and kitten handling; use of cloud based software including G-Suite; ability to edit and upload pictures to shared files; strong verbal skills; organization; professionalism; customer focus.
Requirements: The position will be onsite to take photographs including the possible need to be at Perry’s Place with short notice on occasion when cats and kittens first arrive; the use of a personal laptop computer, mobile device, and internet connection; position works directly with the social media intern and finance & development coordinator. Each position requires an understanding of the work of Heaven on Earth, including our programs, mission, and history. While each opportunity requires unique skills or experience, all roles necessitate a consistent time commitment and an openness to receive feedback. Please note that as the needs of the organization grow, the positions may also evolve.
Time Commitment: All positions are based at Perry’s Place, will be approximately 8-10 hours per week, and report to the lifesaving programs manager.
Duties can be performed remotely as noted. All current and future COVID-19 protocols will be observed including requiring face coverings, social distancing, hand washing onsite, and abiding by stay at home orders if/when required. We’d love to have your help!
About LA WORKS RSVP
570 W. Ave. 26 Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US
Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars: INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects; PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community. L.A. Works' RSVP opportunities are specifically designed for active baby boomers who want to make a lasting contribution to the Los Angeles community.
L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.