Current Opportunity:

Photographer/Videographers Wanted!

Nanaimo Youth Services Association is actively looking for an experienced photographer and/or videographer to help improve the quality of NYSA’s online marketing, social media and web content. The volunteer work would vary but we estimate it will require one to five hours a month depending on our activities and your availability.

The ideal volunteer would have the following:

  • 1 to 2 years experience in quality photography/video work
  • Experience with Adobe applications such as Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator is an asset

We expect to receive exclusive use of the images for online marketing, social media and web use and that the photographer would retain copyright of all material shot for NYSA.

This an opportunity for the candidate with the right fit to build up a portfolio and develop a special eye for social causes, while supporting a strong community organization.

We thank all those considering this opportunity for your consideration!

We’re looking for E-Volunteers! 

How Does E-Volunteering Work?

NYSA’s E-Volunteer program connects volunteers to our operations remotely. E-Volunteering offers many of the benefits gained from on-site volunteering, while having the extra advantage of fitting into one’s regular schedule without needing to physically attend meetings, presentations or update sessions. Through the Internet, contributing and giving back to a worthwhile cause, developing new skills, and making new connections are common benefits of E-Volunteering and for NYSA it’s a great opportunity to engage more people in our mission. And we’re pleased to provide you with letters of recommendation and accomplishment for your contributions to our mission.

What Can I Do as an E-Volunteer?

Any task at all that can be completed online can work as an E-Volunteer placement. Most E-Volunteers spend approximately 3 to 4 months in a placement and spend 2 to 10 hours per week working on the chosen project.

Depending on your skills and background, there are multiple tasks to choose from on our volunteer board but they generally fall within the following categories:

Business Development

Business Planning

Project Management

Forecast Accounting

Market Research


Client Story Development

Grant and Funding Proposal Writing

Press Releases

Social Media Strategies

Online Video and Audio Project Development


Graphic Design



Brochures and Report Designs

Extend Branding Collateral Templates


Specialized Curriculum and Instructional Design

E-learning Platform Development


Media Training

IT Support

E-book Publishing Support

Website SEO

Mobile App Development

Online Usage Data Analysis


Is E-Volunteering Right for Me?

If you are committed to helping youth and have a reliable computer and Internet set-up, have 2 to 10 hours a week available, want to gain experience while making an impact, then an E-Volunteer placement may be right for you.

For more information and to see what E-Volunteer placements are currently available, please check out the volunteer board on our website and select E-Volunteering under Placement Type. You may also contact us using the contact form on the website.

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