This opportunity is based in Scarborough which is quite far from Coventry!
If you are a CU Scarborough student you can view the opportunity here
Coventry Independent Advice Service is a charity offering free advice, information and support to Coventry residents.
Marketing and Social Media Support Volunteer
This opportunity takes place from 09 Mar 2021.
As a marketing and social media support volunteer you will be seeking to create stronger links with the local community and publicizing the excellent work of CIAS. You will be developing our social media platforms Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Opportunity to develop self-confidence, PR and marketing skills .Our Marketing and Social Media Volunteers will provide support to the Services Director in undertaking this work.
Social media – devising and posting content on our twitter/ Instagram and Facebook pages
General assistance to the events programme including attendance at key events
Updating third party website listings
Assisting with the production of publicity materials including press releases and printed materials
Assisting with marketing distribution including mail-outs of marketing material
Undertaking research into potential audience groups
Encouraging others to fundraise or volunteer for us
Inform people about the work of CIAS through writing a Newsletter together with the Volunteer Coordinator.
We can be flexible regarding hours. However a commitment of approx 3 hours a week will be required
We offer a comprehensive induction training including equality and diversity; safeguarding; confidentiality. We also further training on the overview of welfare benefits.
Benefits to self
Gaining knowledge and skills in advice services. Being able to create awareness around people dealing with issue around poverty and debt. Developing confidence and the satisfaction of knowing you will be making a difference to the lives of vulnerable people and ending inequality in Coventry.
Benefits to others
People across the city having access to information on debt and gaining support with welfare benefits enabling them to manage their finances and maximise their income. Ensuring CIAS work is recognised in the City.
We can be flexible regarding hours. However a commitment of approx 3 hours a week
All volunteers are given supervision and regular reviews.
All travel and lunch expenses are reimbursed.
- ProfessionsMarketing, Online Volunteering
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- Health & Social CareLearning disability, Mental Health
- People & CommunitiesFamilies, Men, Women, Young People
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