Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (Nature and Landscape Photographer / Artist)

Organization Name: Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
Opportunity Title: Nature and Landscape Photographer / Artist
Category: Environmental Improvement
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: February 2, 2024
End Date: October 31, 2024

Email: friendsafforestation@gmail.com
Website: http://www.friendsareas.ca/
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

Role Description: Are you passionate about photography and enchanted by the beauty of nature? Join the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas as a Nature and Landscape Photographer and play a key role in capturing the mesmerizing essence of Saskatoon’s hidden gems – the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park. Responsibilities: Exploration: Wander through the enchanting woodlands of Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (326 acres) and the scenic George Genereux Urban Regional Park (148 acres). Photography: Capture the magic of sunrises, sunsets, waterfowl, songbirds, plants, mushrooms, wetlands, trees, bushes, and wildlife throughout the seasons. Calendar Contribution: Submit your best shots for consideration in the upcoming 2025 calendar. Your images will showcase the hidden beauty of these natural spaces. Qualifications: Enthusiastic about nature photography. Owns a camera or smartphone with a passion for capturing stunning landscapes. Familiarity with Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park is a plus. Skills Required: Passion for Nature Photography or Artwork: Enthusiastic about capturing the beauty of nature through photography or artistic expressions. Photography / Artistic Skills: Proficient in using a camera or smartphone for photography, or adept at creating artwork. Ability to capture stunning landscapes, sunrises, sunsets, wildlife, and more. Familiarity with Natural Spaces: Knowledge or willingness to become familiar with Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park is advantageous. Creativity: Ability to bring a creative and unique perspective to showcase the hidden beauty of natural environments. Attention to Detail: Detail-oriented approach to capture the essence of Saskatoon’s hidden gems in the best possible way. Community Spirit: Willingness to contribute to a community project and share the beauty of nature with the wider community. Communication: Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas team. By joining as a Nature and Landscape Photographer / Artist, you will not only have the chance to showcase your skills but also play a vital role in preserving and celebrating the natural wonders of Saskatoon’s secret forests. Benefits: Opportunity to showcase your photography skills and contribute to a community project. Recognition for selected images in the 2025 calendar. Experience the tranquility and natural wonders of Saskatoon’s secret forests. Showcase Your Skills: Opportunity to exhibit your photography or artistic talents to a wider audience through the upcoming 2025 calendar. Recognition: Selected images will receive recognition in the calendar, providing exposure and acknowledgment for your creative contributions. Community Engagement: Contribute to a meaningful community project that celebrates and preserves the natural beauty of Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park. Personal Growth: Embark on a visual journey through nature, fostering personal growth and a deeper connection with Saskatoon’s hidden gems. Tranquility and Natural Wonders: Experience the tranquility and marvel at the natural wonders of Saskatoon’s secret forests during your photography or art sessions. Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for nature and photography, fostering potential collaborations and friendships. Fulfillment: Gain a sense of fulfillment by contributing your skills to a project that enhances the appreciation of nature within the community. Resume Enhancement: Add valuable experience in nature photography or artwork to your portfolio, enhancing your resume and demonstrating your commitment to community engagement. Embark on this rewarding journey, capturing the hidden beauty of nature while enjoying personal and professional benefits as a Nature and Landscape Photographer / Artist volunteer. How to Apply: If you are ready to embark on a visual journey through nature and contribute to our upcoming calendar, contact us at friendsafforestation@gmail.com We can’t wait to see Saskatoon’s hidden gems through your vision!   Photography / art composition training provided for capturing that aha! moment in the field. Welcome to attend meetings held the second Tuesday of the month virtually at 7:00 to learn more about these two Saskatoon Afforestation Areas. Join us in preserving and celebrating the natural beauty of Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area 355 Township Road 362-A – GPS 52.1006373,-106.755882 and George Genereux Urban Regional Park. 133 Range Road 3063 – GPS 52.1089473,-106.7925807 Saskatoon , Saskatchewan S7M 5J5

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