Chicago's no-kill shelter for cats, rabbits and dogs

Photography/Videography Volunteer

Time Periods When Assistance Is Needed

  • Weekly on Wednesday evenings or Sundays

Related Tasks

  • Take photos of new adoptable cats and rabbits as directed and upload usable photos to the shelter’s Flickr page
  • Assist the shelter’s volunteer professional photographer with taking photos of adoptable animals and/or special events
  • Create short videos for use on animal’s adoption profiles showcasing their personalities
  • Create short videos about the shelter to use in adoption, donation, & volunteer promotion

Special Capabilities Needed

  • Must be able to learn and use safe animal handling practices when interacting with the animals.
  • Must own and be able to operate a digital camera or video camera and photo-editing software


All volunteers must attend the volunteer orientation and an animal safe handling training session.


Photography assistants should commit to a regular, 2-hour shift a minimum of once a month, though they are welcome to stay as long as they want.

Please fill out this application to volunteer with the animals at Red Door!
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