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Videographer Volunteer

At Poplar HARCA, supporting our local communities, emotional wellbeing and physical health is important to us. As part of our community programming we have launched an online community platform are in need of a Volunteer Videographer to help us create compelling digital assets and engaging resources

We are looking for a volunteer videographer to help tell our community stories. You will be volunteering with the Communications and Digital Service teams within Community Development and Wellbeing.

As a Volunteer Videographer you will be charged with creating  two short films, as part of anthology, exploring community ownership and the impact of our community facilities with the neighbourhoods they are based in.

Useful Contacts

Jenefa Hamid
Community Projects and Partnerships Officer
07971 590 531

Date/s: Flexible (minimum three month commitment)

Hours: 10am – 6pm (6 hours minimum)

Location: St Pauls Way Community Centre


As a Videographer Volunteer, you will need to have:

  • Academic or professional experience in video production, media/film or related field of study
  • Possess the ability to work on projects independently as well as with a team collaborating on story angles/ideas
  • Access to video/ photo equipment as well as editing software
  • Experience in photography, writing and other storytelling methods also strongly preferred

Opportunities & benefits of working with us:

  • A fun, stimulating and friendly environment within which to volunteer
  • A full induction, followed by the right training and ongoing support
  • The opportunity to gain photography/editing experience
  • A named supervisor who will give you regular feedback, allowing you to track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals
  • Priority for any further training we have on offer
  • ‘Out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipt
  • An honest reference regardless of how long you are with us
  • A supportive space to be in and a safe, artistic environment without discrimination
  • Invitations to volunteer social events
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities

Volunteer For This Role

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If you are under the age of 18 we require permission from your parent or guardian prior to you volunteering

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Please provide contact details of two referees who are both willing to provide a character reference. This will involve answering questions on a range of topics from your strengths to areas for development and your time management. Unfortunately we cannot accept references from family or friends. If possible, at least one referee should know you from work, education or volunteering. There are lots of people suitable to provide references, if you are struggling to think of anyone suitable please get in touch and we can discuss your options.
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