Want to volunteer?
Volunteers can help by taking cameras into the field to record presentations, teach workshops or classes, operate cameras for Festival International or read the newspaper during our daily live program for the visually impaired. Review the available volunteer position descriptions available at this time and complete the form below.
Join our 2020 Festival International film Crew
Join the 2020 AOC Community Media Volunteer Film Crew to help us capture the main stage performances at Festival International de Louisiane. Volunteers are required to attend one training session at AOC and train at Downtown Alive prior to Festival in order to be a member of our film crew. Volunteer positions include Stage Camera Operator, Handheld Camera Operator, House Camera Operator, Director and Cable Puller.
Want to give back to the community? Consider volunteering one hour of your time once or twice a month to read the daily newspaper to our AOC Community Media visually impaired audience.
Every Monday-Friday at 9am, volunteers with AOC read the newspaper, covering local news, sports, obituaries, horoscopes, public service announcements and much more. Program airs on AOC 1 (Cox 15/LUS 3) and on Cypress Street Radio with replays at 3pm.
Classic book series reader
AOC's newest program, "AOC Classic Book Series" is for the visually impaired. Debuting in May 2019, we will launch this television/podcast program. Once a classic book from gutenberg.org is selected, the respective volunteer will read aloud and record the book in its entirety for broadcast at a later date.
AOC Film Crew for Latin Music Festival
In an ongoing effort to preserve and share our community's culture, AOC Community Media will record performances during the Latin Music Festival at Parc International on October 5, 2019.
AOC is searching for volunteers to join our film crew for this production. Positions that need to be filled are camera operators, cable pullers, directors and more. Shifts are approximately one to one and a half hours in length. Training will be provided.
The goal of the Latin Music festival is to preserve and showcase the Latin American Heritage with multicultural arts and crafts, great live music bands, folkloric dancing, fresh Latin American cuisine, kids activities and much more.
Complete the volunteer form below and a member of AOC Community Media will be in touch with you.
For more information about volunteering, contact Mary Baudoin, Marketing Director, at 337.232.4434 ext 216 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.