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Volunteer Photographer

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

About Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep provides free of charge professional photography services to parents undergoing the loss of a baby. NILMDTS trains, educates, and mobilizes professional quality photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant. We believe these images serve as an important step in the family's healing process by honoring the child's legacy.

What's Involved

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS) provide free of charge professional photography sessions to families undergoing the loss of a baby. We are looking for volunteer professional level photographers to join our volunteer team.

Please read the following before applying:
Important information about volunteering with us

What's required for this position

Professional Level Portraiture Skills. Attention to Detail. The ability to use off camera flash and or studio strobe work. Posing knowledge.

Annual membership fee applies.
Note: Volunteer Criteria & Application Process

  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Irish Maternity and Children's hospitals, nationwide.

Other location details:
Across the Island of Ireland

Also available in these counties
Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will benefit from helping families through a very difficult time in their lives. Feedback from our existing photographers is that this work is very meaningful to them.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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