We are Hiring a Volunteer Professional Photographer

Position: Volunteer Professional Photographer
Duration: 23rd June 2024 (6 hours max)
Location: Vancouver (UBC)

Are you a shutterbug with a heart of gold? Do you thrive behind the lens, capturing moments that tell powerful stories? If so, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you!

About the Role:

Join us as a Volunteer Professional Photographer for our coverage of the Vancouver Half Marathon, hosted by the Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS). PIRS has been a pillar of support for immigrant and refugee women and children since 1975, fostering belonging, participation, and leadership through inclusive programs. As a key member of our team, you’ll use your professional camera and equipment to capture the spirit and energy of this exciting event.


  • Capture high-quality photographs that showcase the excitement and emotion of the Vancouver Half Marathon.
  • Work closely with our event team to ensure all key moments are documented.
  • Maintain professionalism and a positive attitude throughout the event.


  • Must have your own professional-grade camera and equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience and a strong portfolio of photography work.
  • Easygoing personality and a passion for working with non-profit organizations.
  • Flexibility with hours, as event timing may vary (not expected to exceed 3-4 hours).

Location and Date:

  • The event will take place at UBC Vancouver Campus on June 23rd, 2024.


  • Gain valuable experience working with a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering immigrant and refugee women and children.
  • Showcase your photography skills and contribute to a meaningful cause.
  • Be a part of an exciting and dynamic event that celebrates community and inclusivity.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to capture the magic of the Vancouver Half Marathon and make a difference with PIRS, please send your resume and portfolio to mfatima@pirs.bc.ca

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to combine your passion for photography with giving back to the community. Join us and let’s create unforgettable memories together!