Digital storyteller

  • VO78652


You will be part of the Changeworks Waste Wise Volunteer team, supporting one of their waste projects - Zero Waste Leith.

Key tasks include -
• Take photographs and video footage of events and activities which tell a story of the event and capture the mood
• Edit photos and compile video footage into short films and teaser videos which can be used in promotional material as well as on social media
• Create graphics, GIFs and other visual content sharing the stories and successes of our activities which can be used on social media
• Write and edit blog and web content which showcases project activity
• Liaise with the Business Engagement Co-ordinator and local business owners to write Zero Waste Stories about the business which will inspire other businesses to act

Organisation aims and objectives

Changeworks develop and deliver innovative projects and businesses that inspire and empower people to make a difference. Our activities: increase energy efficiency and the use of renewable sources, prevent waste from going to landfill, promote methods of transport with low environmental impact. We provide people with the information they need to make choices that lessen their impact on the environment, we help them to lead safer, healthier, more fulfilled lives.










Frequency and commitment details

We have a flexible approach to volunteering and aim to offer a variety of opportunities that can fit around your life, as such we ask for a minimum of four hours per month


Experience required: • IT literate with experience of editing and creating engaging digital content • Creative and positive approach • Photography and filming experience • Great written communication skills • Experience of graphic design • Ability to spot an engaging story opportunity and to capture it • Ability to work within corporate brand and communications guidelines
Travel details: Office based or home based
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses paid for public transport. If using own car 45p per mile, if using a bike 20p per mile.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Training is provided in a series of sessions delivered at Changeworks, and refreshers are given at the start of each event. Training includes information about Changeworks, background information about waste and food waste in Scotland, waste prevention and recycling information, how to engage with the public, as well as the incentives and support offered by the project and health and safety information.

Last updated 3 months ago