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Photography Group Volunteer - Lurgan

Main duties

  • Support service-users to develop their photography skills.
  • Share knowledge and experience of photography.
  • Facilitate discussions in the resource centre.
  • Discuss the importance of privacy and photo consent when clients are in the local community.
  • Feedback to Supervisor if they gave any concerns.

Abilities and experience

Essential

  • Have the ability to interact with a wide variety of people.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team as well as work independently.
  • Own your own Digital Camera.
  • Be able to take good quality, high resolution photos.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Interest in supporting those affected by severe mental illness.
  • Reliability.

Desirable

  • Experience of photographing people/events
  • Experience of editing digital images
  • Previous experience of volunteering for a charity.
  • Previous experience of working with or previous direct knowledge of those affected by severe mental illness in either a paid or voluntary capacity.

MindWise volunteers are encouraged to live the MindWise values when they are
carrying out a volunteer role, in all interactions with staff, service-users and other
volunteers. The MindWise values are;

  • Passion - We are passionate about mental health and wellbeing
  • Respect - We are respectful and value everyone
  • Empathy - We are empathetic, we listen and support you when you need it
  • Togetherness - We believe that working together is the best way to achieve our goals

 

 

Additional information

All appropriate and agreed expenses will be covered as per MindWise expenses policy.
Enhanced Access NI checks will be carried out on all regulated positions and successfully returned prior to placement. To assist in the role volunteers will be expected to attend and fully engage in guidance and support meetings with an allocated volunteer supervisor and will have access to regular training.

Experience

Volunteer applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview with the volunteer manager and service manager and will be inducted via the Active 8 volunteer programme.

How to apply

You can apply for this role online by clicking here for our Volunteer Application Form


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