CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Hampshire TYPE: Voluntary

Are you active on Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms? Do you want to develop your social media marketing skills for a local charity? We’re looking for a creative Social Media Volunteer to help engage Emmaus Hampshire supporters and reach new supporters. The role will involve capturing, drafting and producing content that will showcase our charity to a range of audiences. If you have time to spare, skills to give and want to support a local homelessness charity, then we want to hear from you.

Main duties

  • Research and create content for different social media channels
  • Capture images and film clips within our community and social enterprise
  • Draft, produce and schedule content to engage our supporters
  • Support local and national Emmaus charity campaigns
  • Promote public understanding of the work of Emmaus Hampshire.

Skills and experience needed

  • Knowledge of Facebook and Instagram business pages
  • Experience as a Facebook page editor or admin is desirable
  • Good written ability and communication skills
  • An interest in photography or short-form film
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations is also desirable.

Time commitment

We are looking for new volunteers who can commit between four and eight hours per week. This role can be done in part remotely, at times that suit you, but there will also be a need to be ‘on-site’, primarily in our Winchester charity store, to stay connected and capture social media content.

Locations

  • Winchester Superstore and Community, Bar End Road, Winchester SO23 9BN
  • Southampton Superstore, Unit 2 Janson Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5TA
  • Eastleigh Charity Shop, 15 Leigh Road, Eastleigh SO50 9FF

Training, support and benefits

  • As an Emmaus volunteer you will be given an induction when you start
  • A staff member will support you throughout your time as a volunteer
  • An opportunity to develop your skills and experience for a worthwhile cause
  •  Meet new people from a variety of backgrounds
  •  Further e-learning, training and development opportunities
  •  Travel expenses and lunch on the days that you volunteer.

Register your interest today

If you are interested in this role, please complete the form below to register your interest. Our Volunteer Coordinator will then contact you to chat about the role, your skills, interests and availability.