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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • CATCHAFIRE is a community of individuals seeking to support and strengthen the social good sector by matching professionals who want to donate their time and talent to nonprofits who need those skills. As a for-purpose social enterprise and Public-Benefit Corporation, Catchafire is committed to providing transformational volunteer experiences that will he...
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    Volunteer: Video Editing for Infinite Family

    About the job

    • Help Infinite Family by editing, enhancing and compiling existing raw video footage into a final deliverable optimized for email, the web or social media.

    Our Mission

    • inite Family motivates black South African teens via video mentoring to transform their lives by creating opportunities through choices, actions and hard work during secondary school. With comprehensive training and real-time support, our volunteer mentors, living in South Africa and 17 other countries develop their mentees' strengths in: education, career preparation, technology literacy, life skills and communication. By helping them learn to manage the toxic stress of growing up surrounded by extreme violence and poverty, Video Mentors help their mentees build resilience, resourcefulness and responsibility as they work toward economic stability and self-reliance.

    Fun Fact About Us

    • We started video mentoring in Africa when Internet penetration was less than 5% (even before Skype) and have managed more than 39,000 video conversations so far. Working in Lockdown hasn't phased our team - we've worked like this for 14 years.

    What You'll Work On

    • An edited 1-3 minute video delivered in electronic format as agreed upon between the Professional and Organization, with HD quality as a master version, along with any agreed upon formats for final usage

    Additional Details
    This project entails creating 4 x 3-5 min videos by combining and editing approximately 25 minutes of interviews. There are 2 interviewees. We require 2 videos of each interviewee:

    • 1 video covers their career: what jobs they have, what is rewarding about them, what was the career path to get to those jobs, what is important to be successful in those jobs.
    • 1 video covers: Life success: An overview and lessons learned in their life journey, advice they received that was particularly helpful,

    Your Skills
    Photography & Video
    Your Experience

    • Experience in producing and editing videos
    • Experience with creative development and script writing
    • Access to video editing software

    Your Availability

    • Works remotely from anywhere
    • 25-40 hours over 4-6 weeks

    Why You'll Love Volunteering With Us

    • Enhance your skills while supporting a cause you care about
    • Gain samples of work & references to add to your portfolio
    • Directly impact a community organization on the ground
    • Work remotely & create your own schedule

    Catchafire is committed to helping nonprofits affected by COVID-19 who need virtual volunteers now more than ever. Take a look at the projects we have available to see how you can help.

    • This volunteer opportunity was originally posted on Catchafire, an online tool that connects nonprofits & social enterprises with passionate professionals who want to donate their skills, pro bono. All Catchafire volunteer opportunities are well scoped, flexible, and include access to support from Catchafire's team of Nonprofit Advisors.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Catchafire on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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