Volunteer Opportunities


Below is a list of specific positions in which we currently need volunteer help. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email volunteers@nanpa.org or complete the Online Volunteer Form

Regional Events Committee Members
Committee members are needed to help recruit pros to lead NANPA regional events in their area and then work with the selected pros to get appropriate event descriptions, marketing images, budget information, and other materials for an approved regional event. There is typically only one event in a region per year. Members would also participate in Regional Event Committee teleconference meetings every other month.
Time Commitment: Average 1 hour a month to participate in committee meetings and recruiting pro event  leaders; 3-5 hours a month for 2-3 months when setting up an event in your particular region.
Experience/Skills Needed: Training will be provided on information needed for an event. Willingness to contact pros, explain regional event opportunities, and help collect information needed to plan and market an event in your particular region.

Webinar Presenters
Interested in sharing your knowledge on a nature photography or business subject? NANPA is looking for webinar speakers to present a 15-60 minute webinar to fellow NANPA members. Webinars are typically scheduled around the speakers’ availability. We do the marketing and you increase your visibility and maybe even your following by reaching other NANPA members.
Time Commitment: Presentation + preparation time.
Experience/Skills Needed: Experience giving a presentation on your chosen topic. Training on delivering an online presentation is provided.

Meetup Leaders in the Austin, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; West Virginia; and Southeast Louisiana Areas
We are looking for organizers for our Central Texas; Charlotte; West Virginia and Southeast Louisiana Meetup groups. Organizers are asked to plan 1-3 Meetup events each quarter. These events are typically outings in the local area where nature photographers can meet and photograph or talk about some aspect of nature photography. More information about the two groups can be found on the Meetup.com site or by clicking on the hyperlinked area names above.
Time Commitment: Varies, 2-3 hours/Meetup event.
Requirements: Must be a NANPA member to be a Meetup organizer; willing to learn how to use the Meetup platform; willing to organize a nature photography outing.

Online Researchers
NANPA has periodic needs for volunteers to use the Internet to compile various pieces of information for NANPA’s use. Examples are compiling a list of camera clubs, college and universities offering photography programs, etc.
Time Commitment: Varies, 3-5 hours/month when research is needed.
Experience/Skills Needed: Knowledge of using the Internet and basic Excel spreadsheets.

Blog Author
Do you have a project you’d like to promote, a technique you’re willing to share or a portfolio of images you would like to share? NANPA is looking for authors to write one or more blog posts for NANPA to distribute. More information about our blogs can be found at http://www.nanpa.org/learning/publications/nanpa-blog/.
Time Commitment: Time needed to author one (or more) 500-800 word blog post.
Experience/Skills Needed: Ability to write well about an experience; editing help is provided for submissions.