Location: Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Dates: Mid-April or mid-May 2019
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1963
ABOUT THE charity
Established in 2010, this organization’s mission is to develop values and the principles for sustainable development and to enable education and practical solutions for environmental protection. Their three main goals include: young people, who are motivated to preserve and improve the environment, learn about environmental issues and participate in the creation of environmental policies; improved educational infrastructure that supports environmental education and climate change education in schools and faculties; green economy and green jobs – improved environment and conditions for development and investment in green businesses and green jobs.
SDGs: Fight against climate change (13); teaching values/sustainable cities and communities (11); responsible consumption and production (12)
The photographer will be introduced to the organization’s team upon arrival in Skopje. He/she will visit several project sites (including Go Green club), participate in activities (such as Earth Day), interview and photograph their staff, students and volunteers. The materials will be used to promote the organization’s visibility (and to attract new volunteers). The photos will be used for raising awareness and advocacy purposes, as well as educational materials.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography)
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.
Understanding of issues related to climate change
Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $280 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.
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