Creative Media Arts

Position Overview

The Greenway is a place of stories. From the plants and flowers to the lunchtime patrons, every square foot of this contemporary park needs your vision and skills to help tell these tales. The Creative Media Arts Volunteer Team will bring outside expertise, ideas and creativity to the table and provide invaluable support in highlighting this amazing space.

We are looking for a range of talents and skills and people who are passionate about our mission and creative vision. This is a very flexible position so look forward to a mix of creative collaboration amongst team members and/or autonomous, independent work. Our primary need at this point is for photographers that can capture various stories and events through digital photography.

Responsibilities

  • Photographing The Greenway, both at specific events and for general needs
  • Importing, organizing, editing and finishing photos
  • Uploading and sharing finished photographs with Greenway staff in a timely manner, especially for event photograph with a quick turnaround needed
  • Occasionally brainstorming and planning photo projects

Qualifications

  • Previous experience with photography strongly preferred
  • Must be willing to use or attain personal camera gear (this may include professional cameras or camera phone); editing software is available for use at the Conservancy offices on limited basis
  • Familiarity with the Greenway and the surrounding community preferred

Benefits

  • Further develop photography skills and experience working with a client
  • Gain knowledge and experience to support career or hobby development
  • Be a part of a great volunteer team and interact with Greenway staff and partners, potentially including behind-the-scenes access to events
  • Participate in the benefits of the Greenway volunteer program and receive special offers as volunteer hours accumulate, such as an invitation to our annual Volunteer picnic, a t-shirt, and other training and event opportunities
  • Opportunity to gain college credit and/or fulfill community service requirements, when applicable

Details

This is a flexible volunteer role reporting to our Creative Services Manager. They are willing to accommodate the schedules and needs of volunteers. We do ask volunteers for this role to make at least a three-month commitment of four hours per month. Please consider whether you can commit to this before applying. A monthly email is sent out with both specific and general assignment ideas.

Application Process

Positions on this Volunteer Team are limited and require some background, skills and equipment in specific areas. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis as positions are available. You will be asked to submit a digital portfolio or link to your work. To apply, please fill out the online general volunteer application. For more information or questions, please contact us at volunteer@rosekennedygreenway.org.