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Access7 Volunteer opportunities

 

 

 

Ever wonder what goes into making your favourite television show?

Now’s your chance to find out! Access7, your local community channel, wants your help - Volunteer with Access7 and join a team that is committed to creating quality programming that reflects your community!

We can take you behind the scenes, train you and show you what it is like to create a television show. We are always looking for energetic people and no experience is necessary, as training is provided. The time commitment is extremely flexible and based on your interests and availability.
 

Volunteer with Access7

Volunteers play an essential role in our operation. In front of and behind the cameras, in studio or on location, and from concept to completion, our dedicated volunteers work on a wide variety of programs. These shows are an opportunity for viewers to stay informed and entertained, especially within their local communities.

We provide a unique opportunity for groups and individuals to develop programming and broaden their base of exposure. By volunteering with us, you are not only giving back to your community, but also being given the opportunity to network, meet new people, make friends, maintain your skills, learn new skills, build your resume, have some fun and positively contribute to individuals and community organizations.
 

Positions available

Studio Camera Operator

You will be trained and placed to work on various studio productions to operate 4 robotic cameras. Working under a director, the operator will provide the shots and camera movements as required. The operator will be requested to attend pre-production meetings and assist with set tear down. Some assistance with set-placement or moving of various components may be requested of them. Dress is casual. 

Mobile Camera

You will be trained and placed to work on various mobile productions as a camera operator. Working under a producer/director, the operator will provide the shots and camera movements as required. The operator will be requested to attend pre-production meetings, assist with all aspects of setup before hand and with equipment tear down after a production. The job requires some lifting of components, running cables and assembly of cameras. Dress as situation requires. 

Studio Audio

You will be trained and placed to work on various studio productions as an audio operator. Working under a director, the operator will provide be responsible for all aspects of audio recording, including microphones and re-recording audio playback. The operator will be requested to attend pre-production meetings and assist with set up and tear down. Some assistance with other studio duties may be required. Dress is casual. 

Floor Director

You will be trained and placed to work on various studio productions as Floor Director (FD). Working under a director, the FD will be responsible for all aspects of talent management and cueing, including greeting, script changes, microphone placement and the communication with talent from the floor. The FD will be requested to attend pre-production meetings and assist with set up and tear down as required. Dress is casual, comfortable, quiet shoes a must. 

On-Air Host

Working under a producer, you will learn how to interview guests, present to camera, write your own bridges and work with either a studio or independent camera team.

Graphics Operator (Studio and Mobile)

Working under a director, the graphics operator is responsible for preparing graphic pages for a production, then inserting graphics at the request of the director. The operator will be requested to attend pre-production meetings, may be asked to come early to prepare graphics and to assist with set up and tear down. Some assistance with other studio duties may be required. Dress is casual. 

*For more information on any of the above positions, please fill out the online application form or email volunteers@myaccess.coop

Volunteer Application Form