Global Deeds is devoted to disrupting the cycle of poverty by assisting schools, nonprofits, and corporations to empower disadvantaged youth through innovative education and employment. Students develop the skill set needed for personal and career success after going through our training programs. With our collaborative network of corporate sponsors and advocates, we will cultivate enthusiasm in the next generation and ultimately reduce poverty rates in the Global Deeds community and beyond.
Volunteer Position Description
This position has two components. One is an on-site assignment only (shooting footage), and the other one can be done remotely (editing). The videographer will accomplish the majority of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. Responsibilities include transporting, setting up, and operating equipment, assisting with staging, preparation of the set and in some cases bringing necessary props. The videographer will work closely with the creative director to execute the concept through to fruition.
Specific responsibilities include:
-Determines what camera equipment is necessary, and obtains the equipment.
-Transports, sets up, and operates various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and site of production. All equipment shall be insured or under the sole responsibility of the videographer.
-Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment.
-Collects footage of campus as well as interviews.
Additional responsibilities may include:
-Supports the team throughout the production process, which may include finding interview subjects, creating graphics, and presenting to our boards and students.
-Helps to sustain and guide creative process
-Assists in maintaining a blog to document the team’s video production progression
-Assists in developing interview questions and storyboards
*Position responsibilities may change to fit production needs
NOTE: please note that we only work with high quality equipment in the production of promotional videos, online courses and testimonials. For an example of the level of quality of videos that we expect, please visit our YouTube channel, or this page: DONATE WORK CAMPAIGN | Global Deeds
-Modest stipend and gift cards to help cover the cost of production and transportation
-Global Deeds t-shirt and bag
-Letters of recommendation for permanent work and/or school
-Possibility of using your Federal Work Study funds to assist us under the supervision of a staff member or professor at your college/university
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT:
Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Global Deeds community. We thrive as we embrace diversity at every level. Global Deeds Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against any person based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, use of guide or support animals and/or mechanical aids, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.