Bishop Auckland

An image really is worth a thousand words, do you agree? Are you keen to take that perfect picture? Do you see life through a lens?  
We are looking for volunteer photographers to join our marketing team.

Ideally volunteers will have access to their own photography equipment, to be able to produce high resolution images.  

We would love you to use the skills you have gained to capture, buildings, activities and participants at our venues and events, so that we can share the experiences on social media, website etc. and inspire others.

Events may include but are not limited to outside events, talks presentations and concerts. 


Delivering to an approved brief that may include action shots 

Delivering images that capture the energy and excitement of everyone taking part in events

Delivering images of buildings and venues

Processing and cataloguing all images and using agreed software to edit photographs e.g. resizing and image retouching as requested 

Respecting anyone who does not wish to be photographed 

Skills & Qualities

Is over 18

Is a punctual time keeper

Able to follow a brief provided

Is Health & Safety Conscious

Being able to use initiative (safely) to get the best shots possible  

Have experience as a photographer, either professionally or as a hobby 

Being able to use initiative (safely) to get the best shots possible 

Can be good team player

Is good Communicator

Has a neat personal appearance 

Has the ability to be non-judgemental and acknowledge an individual's right to space

When & Where?

The Auckland Project Bishop Auckland with the marketing team

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

You will be asked to provide and wear appropriate clothing and footwear, role/activity dependent. The Auckland Project is unable to reimburse travel expenses.

Volunteer Benefits

It’s an exciting time! Your volunteering will be directly contributing to the regeneration of Bishop Auckland.

In joining our community of custodians, you should find that every time you volunteer, you will be setting off on an adventure, where you can achieve a sense of wellbeing, which may well include: --feeling good, smiling lots, finding or enhancing skills, meeting new people, achieving a sense of purpose and having fun. It may well be an opportunity to rediscover/discover you

What’s in it for me? The chance to do something different

Capturing great memories for people who are attending or taking part in the events. 

Experience, challenge, a development and ‘CV-building’ opportunity – ‘a chance to grow’


Other Information

volunteers with The Auckland Project (TAP ) have access during opening times to the Visitor attractions, Auckland Castle, Spanish gallery, Mining Art Gallery in order to understand these visitor attractions and act as an ambassador for TAP as part of being a volunteer.

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Hours: Flexible Type: Museums/Heritage

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