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Guide Dog Foundation & America's VetDogs

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Experienced Dog Photographer & Photo Assistant Needed to track and photograph training dogs. These are the photos sent to puppy raisers and sponsors thanking them for their efforts and update them on dog’s status!

  • One volunteer follows a list of dogs’ names and ID# and writes these on dry erase board between each photo.
  • Other volunteer takes high-quality photos of in-for-training dogs in harness (for guide dogs) and in a jacket (for service dogs)-trainer handles the dog.
  • Ability to bend to be level with the dog
  • Photos are taken with volunteer’s iPhone or digital camera outside on campus behind Administration building.
  • Photos show dogs in happy, relaxed body language, focused and alert is fine too.
  • Ability to schedule sessions with trainers based on trainer availability (7 am-4 pm are their hours, Mon-Friday 1-3 hours)
  • See attached sample photo-no shadows, no movement, balanced, symmetrical photos.

If you are experienced taking photos and saving them to a thumb drive, please email us some of your recent dog photos. They can be taken on an iPhone if they look like the sample we attached.

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About Guide Dog Foundation & America's VetDogs

Location:

371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life of people who are blind, visually impaired, or who have other special needs.

Description

Guide Dog Foundation strives to be the leading resource and provider of premier services to facilitate the independence of people who are blind or visually impaired. The Guide Dog Foundation also plans to be the standard by which the military and the VA measure assistance dog providers, and America's VetDogs (VetDogs) is our way of recognizing the sacrifice made by our men and women in uniform.

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

371 East Jericho TurnpikeSmithtown, NY 11787

(40.85678,-73.16994)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Online Flash/Video Production
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ability to schedule sessions with trainers based on trainer availability (7 am-4 pm are their hours, Mon-Friday 1-3 hours)
  • Experienced Dog Photographer & Photo Assistant needed. Photos are taken with volunteer’s own equipment- iPhone or digital camera. Experienced taking photos and saving them to a thumb drive

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