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Photography Leader

Ozanam House Community Resource Centre

About Ozanam House Community Resource Centre

Ozanam House is a community project operated by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, working directly with people in need through an action-oriented programme, attempting to effect positive change through social justice. Our work primarily involves person-to-person contact. Throughout the year we run childcare, youth, adult education and community programmes.

What's Involved

We are looking to document all of our programmes, with the Youth Groups in particular, as much as possible with a view to use for promotional material and social media. This will involve taking the pictures with a camera provided and editing the material using software like Adobé Illustrator and Photoshop. We are hoping that the leader will also engage with the young people and show/teach them different techniques, possibly doing once off workshops.

• Taking pictures of the Youth Groups in action
• Properly cataloguing the material for use
• Editing any material that needs it
• To link in with the social media and design team for planning and production
• To review activities when necessary
• To link in with Group Coordinator to plan material
• To follow the policies and procedures of Ozanam House which can be found in the induction pack or in the office
• Work with the Youth groups to offer possible workshops. This will involve teaching interested children how to use photographic equipment and software.

What's required for this position

• Expertise and specific skill in photography
• Ability to relate well to young people and enjoy dealing with them
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Good organizational skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-confidence towards other people
• Patience, resilience, tolerance and flexibility
• Knowledge of mentioned software
• Previous workshop experience is desirable but not essential

  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 4hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ozanam House, 53 Mountjoy Square West, Dublin 1

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

• Personal and professional development
• Sharing knowledge that can help others enrich their lives

Getting there

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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