WWT Washington Volunteer Photographer


Washington, Tyne and Wear

Volunteer • Part Time


Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Sunday, 30th June 2024  

At WWT, we create and conserve wetlands and save species. We bring awe-inspiring nature up close and let it do the talking. We help people to feel part of something amazing and motivate them to make a difference.

In this role you will be visiting your local WWT centre on a weekly basis to capture wildlife spectacles, species, visitors’ experiences and our volunteers for inclusion in promotional material for print, online and social media.

What will you be doing?

  • Capturing images of the centre, its wildlife, wetland landscapes, events and people on a regular basis (depending on skill level).
  • Receiving direction from the HQ Media Production team and centre Marketing Manager as well as taking pictures whenever you find an opportunity (a Gap list of required images will be available for you to work to).
  • Working proactively with staff and volunteers at your local centre to capture key events and sightings that would make engaging content for website, marketing materials, social media etc.

Who are we looking for?

No formal qualifications are required but you will ideally be able to provide good quality examples of images you have taken to demonstrate a high level of skill in any or all of wildlife, landscape, or people photography.

In addition, this role would be suitable for you if you:

  • Are proactive in seeking out photo opportunities
  • Are patient and willing to spend time waiting for the right filming opportunity
  • Have a keen eye for interesting and inspiring photographs
  • Don’t mind working in all weathers and interacting with visitors, volunteers and staff
  • Are comfortable with file handling and transfer between centres and HQ at Slimbridge
  • Have use of your own photographic equipment

Find out more & apply