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FJSS are seeking volunteers for their Windrush Project

Published: June 10, 2021

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Volunteer Role Specification – Windrush Project

Name of Project: Windrush Scotland (The Experiences of People of African Caribbean Heritage – A Consultative Project)

Length of project: 12 months

Working hours:  Minimum 4hrs/per week

Description of project: Exploring the experiences of the Windrush generation of people, their descendants, families, connections, and wider society in Scotland. The project is a 12month consultation, explorative project by the FJSS Group that seeks to facilitate a national conversation – telling and unearthing the true story of Windrush in Scotland, helping surviving victims and descendants get closure.

Contextualising the discrimination and institutionalized racism many Scots of African-Caribbean background still face today within the historical contribution made by the community to the development of Scotland.

Roles/Skillset needed:

  • Interviewers: oral history collection, posing the right questions and follow-up questions.
  • Photographers: high-quality picture production, capturing important moments, visual storytelling through careful and thoughtful photography, photobook and montage creation
  • Videographers: film making, voice and video editing, short video clips for website and social media.
  • Graphic designers: Poster, leaflets, infographics creation, contributing to project booklet, advertising, and social media campaigning.
  • Writers: Researching, project related content development, copywriting for campaigns, editing and compiling content.
  • Digital, Social media, and publicity volunteers: Commitment to publicising project locally, and on various social media platforms, boosting social media activity and reach
  • Artists: Image recreation for print or online use

 

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