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17-416: Humanitarian Response Photographer -Consultant
Department:Humanitarian Response
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:


International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Program Background

International Medical Corps is a ‘first-responder’ both to natural and man-made disasters and has a mandate of working in remote locations. The organization has a comprehensive security management policy and plan in place and committed to do everything possible within its remit to ensure safety and security. Notwithstanding, the mandate and programming choices of International Medical Corps require staff with a high degree of resilience, sound judgment, the ability to move fast, and the willingness to travel and work in unstable situations and harsh


Document impact of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria on Caribbean islands and International Medical Corps’ response through photography.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


Imagery should be a mixture of portrait, landscape, and action photography.

Specific shot requirements include:

  •  Landscape imagery showing impact of the hurricanes on islands, i.e. downed power lines, damaged buildings, flooded streets
  • Portraits of people impacted by the storms, including names and anecdotes of how the hurricane affected them specifically
  • Action photographs documenting International Medical Corps’ response as completely as possible.

For example, images of relief supplies in a warehouse before distribution, items being loaded onto transport, items being organized for distribution, items being distributed to beneficiaries, items being carried home, and with families using items.

Portraits of people who have received assistance from International Medical Corps, including names and anecdotes of their needs following the storm and if/how this assistance helps.

Compliance & Ethics:  Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. 

• Photography Portfolio