Overview

Country: Macedonia
Location: Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Dates: Preferred Arrival Date - May 20, 2019
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1949

ABOUT THE charity

This organization’s mission is to empower young people to take active participation in the development of their own community through social and youth activism as a powerful tool to change and response to their own or the needs of the community. The goals include: initiate personal development of young people through work and non-formal education; raise awareness of young people about active citizenship as powerful tool to influence social development; give opportunities to young people to realize youth initiatives and creatively express their options and attitudes; promote the rights and liberties of young people (youth mobility and intercultural understanding)

PROJECT DETAILS

Upon arrival to Skopje, the photographer will be introduced to the organization’s team and members. He/she will tour several project sites, and the city of Ohrid towards the end of week 1. The photographer will also hold an introduction to photography workshop; interview staff and volunteers and participate in organization’s activities. The photos will be used for promotional materials, and to raise awareness through campaigns.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism

  • 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.

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development  

 

PROGRAM FEE

$ 2614 USD

Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $250 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.

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