Location: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Dates: February or April or June-July 2019
Project Length: 14 Days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1954v
ABOUT THE charity
Established in 2001, this non-governmental local organization (NGO) supports and builds the capacities of local development organization in Guatemala – whilst respecting their principles and values. The NGO facilitates and connects organization and volunteers, both national and international, and provides them with a variety of resources, capacity building and networking services, with the objective of maximizing the developmental impact of each organization.
SDGs: Fight against poverty, promote gender equality and women empowerment, equitable education, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, promote access to justice, capacity building
This is a follow-up project. The videographer will visit several project sites upon his/her arrival to the NGO’s location (including their Small Grants Program and Volunteer Program). The video material will be used to increase the NGO’s visibility and help them reach more community organization interested in their work. The materials will also be used from promotional purposes (for donors), and will be posted on social media – such as Facebook and YouTube.
Proficient and videography (and digital storytelling)
Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) article 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.
Some knowledge of Spanish
Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $400 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences (this includes food and travel expenses).
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