Volunteer Opportunities


Project success and the future of a public space program in Chicago is dependent on creating a sustainable revenue stream on the sites from sponsorship, advertising and donations. Latent Design is not paid by the city for the project. Course and NCARB IDP credit are possible. Please inquire.


Design

Working with the Latent Design team, volunteers and community partners in a support capacity to design temporary interventions on designated public space sites. 10-15 hours per week until December 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the design, development and implementation of placemaking initiatives, including customized programs and designs
  • On site research, observation and interviews
  • Presenting to community groups and local stakeholders
  • Interface and work with internal creative team

Communications

Working with the Latent Design team and volunteers in a support capacity to design and develop a variety of communication elements from infographics, website, flyers, event themes and research around public space and placemaking.  10-15 hours per week until December 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and advance existing online social media channels and organization website(s)
  • Continue development and refinement of branding best practices
  • Draft press releases and work with media contacts
  • Collaborate on creating graphics and writing text for projects, grants and award submissions
  • Drive the creation of original content for website,social media and community events
  • Plan and implement informational activities (talks, panels, exhibits, and workshops)

Sponsorship

Working with the Latent Design team and volunteers in a support capacity to contact and acquire corporate sponsorship for the program.  10-15 hours per week until December 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the development and implementation of sponsorship initiatives, including customized programs/promotions
  • Support the sponsorship measurement and return on investment process
  • Support client-vendor relationships and coordinate necessary activation deliverables
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of materials to support sponsorship initiatives.
  • Interface and work with internal creative team

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