Volunteer with Lola Kenya Screen

Lola Kenya Screen

Help Promote Creativity Through Cinema and Art!

Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
Movie and Arts Festival and Skills-Development and Marketing Platform for Children and Youth in Eastern Africa

Education
Environment
Human Rights
Women Development
Development


Lola Kenya Screen, a not-for-profit organisation that depends on donations and goodwill gifts from individuals and organisations to empower children, youth and families through mass (principally audiovisual) media, the arts and culture, is looking for volunteers to teach animation, art, photography, videography, graphic design, website-development, arts appreciation, creative writing, journalism, event organisation, theatre, English, Kiswahili, sports and entrepreneurship! We are looking for knowledgeable, experienced, enthusiastic and energetic female and male volunteers aged at least 24 years from all over the world, but especially from the English and Kiswahili-speaking world. The volunteers work with children aged 6-14 years and youth aged 15-25 years and adults of all ages.
Lola Kenya Screen, a not-for-profit organisation that depends on donations and goodwill gifts from individuals and organisations to empower children, youth and families through mass (principally audiovisual) media, the arts and culture, is looking for .
Among other duties volunteers fit in Lola Kenya Screen's:
• internship programme for final year students of Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Video/TV Production and Web Development/Graphic Design
• Film Forum for filmmakers, students, actors and many other stakeholders in the audiovisual media sector who come together to watch a local film and participate in an open discussion as to how the film relates to regional filmmaking
• school outreach programme that shows films and imparts skills on children and youth
• mobile cinema for children, youth and families in informal settlements
• media and information literacy.

Every three months from January to December throughout the year. Lola Kenya Screen operate on Kenya's public school calendar that runs January-April, May-August and September-November. We wind up the year in November-December with a movie and arts festival. Lola Kenya Screen recommends a minimum stay of four weeks from volunteers and up to three month maximum stay.

Minimum 30 days


Platform on which to serve and help in transforming lives, destinies and communities through the arts


Being a not-for-profit organisation, all funds to the Lola Kenya Screen charity are injected into our programmes for children and youth.


Individuals



Logo and Graphic Design
Create/Update our Website
Social Media Help
Document Translation
Research
Fundraising

Sharing of information for promotional service


Lola Kenya Screen
• conducts internship programme every three months throughout the year for final year students of Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Video/TV Production and Web Development/Graphic Design
• runs a monthly Film Forum where filmmakers, students, actors and many other stakeholders in the audiovisual media sector come together to watch a local film and participate in an open discussion as to how the film relates to regional filmmaking
• manages a weekly school outreach programme that shows films and imparts skills on children and youth
• conducts a fortnightly mobile cinema to children, youth and families in the informal settlements of Nairobi
• has incorporated skills-development mentorship in all her programmes to ensure children, youth and families are empowered through media and information literacy.


Up to 5 people


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Ngong Road, Ngong Hills, P O Box 20775 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.


• Adequate operational funding
• Acquisition of new or used equipment
• Construction of Media Resource Centre


CPR/2009/14073

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We at Lola Kenya Screen would love to hear from you!