Published: 29th MARCH 2022

Photography volunteer, Wales

Are you looking to build your photography portfolio? Are you looking for experience in the third sector? Do you enjoy working on a variety of projects? The team at Sustrans Cymru would love to hear from you.

  • Role: Creative
  • Location: All over Wales
  • Time commitment: Flexible depending on project timescales
  • Type: Volunteer role
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference: 2022032901

Why become a Sustrans volunteer?

We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute.

Our Communications and Marketing team is looking for photographers who can help us communicate our work with a variety of audiences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the third sector and build your portfolio of photography. Our photography volunteer will gain experience in creating projects from beginning to end and will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects.


What does a Sustrans photography volunteer do?

As a volunteer, you'll be expected to carry out agreed tasks as led by our Communications and Marketing team.

Your tasks may include any of the following:

  • Photography at local events
  • Organising photography shoots
  • Attending an initial meeting to go through your task plan and thereafter mainly via MS Teams, phone or email contact
  • Complying with Sustrans' brand guidelines.


What we're looking for

We are looking for people who:

  • have experience with photography
  • enjoy walking and cycling and can access local cycle routes and Sustrans projects, ideally via sustainable transport
  • are self-motivated, and can carry out tasks independently once directed
  • work well within a team
  • have good communication skills.


Time commitment 

The role is flexible and dependent on your availability and skills.

Communication is essential to your role, so you'll need to liaise with the Communications and Marketing Officer to keep up to date with local developments and your task plan.


Training and support offered

The Communications and Marketing Officer and Sustrans Cymru Volunteer Coordinator will offer you all the support you need to carry out your role.

Initial training and a face-to-face induction session will be provided.

You will also receive regular communications to support you in your role and can join the online community to find support from other volunteers.

Health and safety guidelines and simple risk assessments will be provided.

Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk

Our Safeguarding Statement sets out Sustrans’ organisational commitment to safeguarding best practice.

Equality, diversity and inclusion at Sustrans

Sustrans is committed to representing the diverse communities we work with, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We value equality and inclusiveness and believe that a diverse organisation brings with it a diversity of ideas and ways of working which strengthens everything we do.

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