CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Rochdale TYPE: Voluntary

Are you active on Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms? Keen to use and build your skills helping out at a local homelessness charity? If so, we need your help to raise the profile of Emmaus across Rochdale. We’re looking for a dedicated volunteer to help manage and grow our community of supporters.


Main duties:

  • Research and create content for different social media channels
  • Take good quality images within the Emmaus Department Store
  • Write warm-hearted messages to engage supporters
  • Support the Regional Communications Officer on local and national campaigns.

Skills required:

We’re looking for a dedicated individual with experience of Facebook and Instagram.

  • Good written ability and communication skills
  • Interest in photography and a keen eye for detail
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations is also desirable.

Time commitment:

We are looking for volunteers who are able to commit to at least half a day a week. Much of this time could be spent working remotely, posting and replying to messages via social media.

Training, support and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus volunteer you will be given a full induction when you start
  • A staff member and companion will support you throughout your time as a volunteer
  • We will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills and experience
  • We will provide further training where possible
  • Volunteer for at least six months and we’d be happy to provide you with a reference.

Apply today:

If you’re interested in volunteering to be part of the Emmaus team, please get in touch using our Volunteer Form.