Mentor with Las Fotos Project!

 

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Las Fotos Project is looking for photographers and creative people to help mentor girls in Los Angeles. We have programming in East, South and Central Los Angeles.

 Las Fotos Project mentors are photographers or artists who guide our students through our curriculum and activities, encourage our students to get creative with their photography, introduce our students to other types of media, build relationships with our students thought creative practice, support our students to grow and learn.

Click here to submit an application.

Las Fotos Project Programs:

  • Esta Soy Yo teaches visual communication and photography skills as a tool for healthy self-expression and self-identity. Meets once a week for 12 weeks; Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, from 4pm to 6pm or Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Location: East Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, or Central Los Angeles.
  • Digital Promotoras use photojournalism, social media, and multimedia to advocate for community health and safety by identifying an issue and informing residents about the resources available. Meets once a week for 12 weeks on Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm and Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Location: East Los Angeles and Central Los Angeles.
  • Exposures students interact online and share their photography with youth from various ethnic enclaves across the United States to build a better understanding of different cultures, languages, values. Meets once a week for 12 weeks on Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Location: East Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, or Central Los Angeles.
  • Limitless encourages girls to use photography, mindfulness, and self-care to improve their mental wellbeing. Meets once a week for 12 weeks; Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, from 4pm to 6pm. Location: Central Los Angeles and South Los Angeles.

To apply, please visit: www.lasfotosproject.org/volunteerapplication

Checklist for Volunteer Artist Mentor Applicants

Applications due: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

To be considered for the Fall semester, please submit your application by Friday, August 12, 2016.

Mandatory orientation for those selected: 

  • Esta Soy Yo: Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10am-2pm
  • Digital Promotoras: Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 10am-12pm
  • Limitless: Friday, August 26, 2016 from 5pm-7pm
  • Exposures: Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 2pm-4pm 

Live Scan Submitted by: 

  • Tuesday September 6, 2016

If you have any questions, please contact our Program Manager, Laura Gonzalez, at laura@lasfotosproject.org or call (818) 275-2135.

 

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