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Volunteer Social Media Volunteer

Home Start Camden & Islington


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for a creative, determined individual with knowledge and love about Social Media and communication to promote our charity beyond our current borders.


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London, NW5 2BP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Home-Start Camden and Islington is a registered charity committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under five years of age. Supported by dedicated and experienced staff, our volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. The Role We have recently overhauled our social media presence and are working hard to build up regular engagement in the local community online. The comms team currently consists of the Operations Manager who leads on external comms and a Social Media Volunteer. We are now looking for someone with an interest in Charity Communications/Social Media who can take on the responsibilities of the direct social media output (eg commenting on relevant charity’s posts, communicating with parents on forums and groups, thanking our funders and supporters, writing engaging tweets.) The successful candidate will join us in our office one day a week and be provided with ongoing support. We are looking for someone with a passion for social media and an understanding of how important it can be to a charity and the people we help.

What are we looking for?

A good understanding of the best practice for maximum social media engagement (ie: best time of day to post, how to write comments and captions that will gain engagement) and a willingness to learn more about this Strong creative skills Strong Canva skills Awareness of latest social media trends and etiquettes Proactive and excited to take on their own project A keen interest in social media An interest in our work with families in crisis Strong communication skills

What difference will you make?

By providing there knowledge and valuable time the Social Media Volunteer would be able to help us grow as a whole, reach more people that possibly need our support and also create valuable connections that would be useful for fundraising and events. We support more that 150 families a year and every bit of help will translate directly to them. 


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