Volunteer

Volunteering

Could you help to deliver this exciting new project?  The search is now on for a team of enthusiastic trainees and volunteers to help make this happen.

Drop in event Thursday 13th July 6-8pm The Pavilion Castle Green Hereford – come and see us to find out more

We need volunteer trainees (aged 16+) to help with:

Activity

Oral history interviewing – engagement and technical skills for researching and recording oral histories.

Film-making – documentary camera, sound and editing skills + interview technique.

Photography – documenting events, exhibition.
Digitisation – digitising photographic negatives and prints from the archive.

Research – local newspaper, photograph and agricultural archives; sourcing and follow-up potential interviewees.

NB: Training workshops will be delivered for these roles.

Training sessions

We will be running a Summer School of ‘starter’ training sessions in Hereford during July (precise venue/dates tbc) with further hands-on training happening ‘on the job’ alongside media & heritage professionals.

Support

Social media – keep website current and inspiring; encouraging SM interactions from community; feeding content into blog, Facebook ,Twitter, Instagram accounts.

Administration – liaising with the project manager on logistical aspects of the project.

Events – helping to organise events e.g. screenings, out-reach and exhibitions.

NB: Some prior knowledge of these positions would be advantageous.

The project will run over three years but we envisage pockets of activity. The first film will focus on hop-picking and will premiere at Borderlines Film festival in February 2018. The majority of activity for this part of the project will happen from August to December 2017.

If you would like more information contact  Julia Goldsmith on 01432 277424 or email: Julia@catchermedia.co.uk

Apply online:

or download the Application Form and email to us or post it to

Catcher Media 50 Lichfield Avenue, Hereford HR1 2RJ