HabiCorps Volunteers are an elite crew of individuals who commit a steady donation of time and effort to Habitat’s mission to eliminate poverty housing. Much like a staff member, HabiCorps have specific roles and responsibilities that are vital to the daily operation of the organization. Their dedication and impact are immeasurable and are proof that investment in neighborhoods and communities makes our city a better place for everyone.

There are no open HabiCorps positions at this time. Please check back later for future opportunities.

HabiCorps Photographer

Supervisor: Director of Communications


We are looking for experienced volunteer photographers skilled in outdoor, indoor, and/or portraiture. This is a great opportunity to build your portfolio while supporting the mission of Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East.

Volunteer photographers are needed to shoot home dedication events, home building volunteers in action, fundraising events, and homeowner portraits. Your subjects may be families in our homeownership program, volunteers, construction crews, donors or Habitat staff.

Settings will be a mixture of indoor/outdoor, large/small groups, and different light settings. In your response, don’t hesitate to share what type of photography you enjoy.

Volunteers must have their own camera, basic knowledge of photography, and ability to submit photos within a few days of shoot. Please be ready to show examples of your work either in digital form.

This volunteer position will be working directly with the Director of Communications on an on-call basis.


-Great photography skills with the ability to take photos in various light settings.

-Own your own camera and photography equipment/software.

-Ability to submit photos within a few days of shoot.



-Video production and editing skills are a plus but not required.


Position Details

Length of commitment: Ongoing. We request a 3-month minimum commitment.
Estimated total hours: This is not a time-intensive position. We can work with your schedule to determine the number of events.
Schedule:  The schedule varies based on event times, but photography editing time can be done at your home with a flexible schedule.
Location: Work on the scene at build sites, family homes or at events.



To apply, submit a motivational statement and photography portfolio to: marianne@habitatportlandmetro.org with “Volunteer” in the subject by Friday, October 28, 2016. Please indicate which type of photography you enjoy.                                                                                       

Our mission

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. To learn more, visit habitatportlandmetro.org

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East expects all staff, board and volunteers to behave in a way that reinforces the mission and founding principles of the organization. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, therefore, does not discriminate against any employee, volunteer, partner family or applicant for a Habitat home on the basis of race, color, cultural heritage, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical condition, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law. This policy extends to all personnel decisions, terms and conditions of employment, vendor contracts and provision of services. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East does not tolerate harassment for any reason. Respect for the dignity of others shall be the guiding principle for our relations with each other. Want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or see who qualifies for our program. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization. If you would like more information about our organization or programs, please contact us at 503-287-9529.