Volunteering

Volunteering

Marketing and Social Media Volunteer for The Person Centre

Role Type: Regular
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Administration, Information and advice, Supporting people
Does this opportunity include close supervision / mentoring?: Yes
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to be able to make a real difference in the local area of Warrington, as well as gaining transferable skills in managing professional social media accounts. This also is a great opportunity for those wishing to gain experience in the mental health sector to be involved in the shaping and development of a new and exciting mental health project.

This position would be ideal for a marketing graduate with knowledge or experience in psychology and mental health, or a psychology graduate with a creative mind and the ability to learn new skills.

The Marketing and Social Media Volunteer will work closely with The Person Centre’s committee to create engaging content for The Person Centre’s social media. This will include keeping social media channels (currently Facebook, Instagram and WordPress) updated and focused on our brand and core values. The volunteer will also create posts using Canva and/or Photoshop that will increase awareness of our services and ensure that as many people as possible receive the support they deserve.

In return for your time volunteering with The Person Centre, you will:
● Have contributed significantly to the development of a growing non-for-profit community organisation
● Gain essential skills for your CV in the mental health sector
● Have an opportunity to be truly creative
● Have a real positive impact on people’s lives in Warrington

What skills do I need?

Essential skills:
● Experience with social media, including Facebook and Instagram
● Creatively minded, with a good idea for detail
● Ability to community effectively, be articulate, with strong writing skills and the ability to feedback accurately
● Friendly, approachable and empathetic
● Reliable and flexible
● Excellent attitude working as part of a team of volunteers

About The Person Centre

We are a completely volunteer-led, not-for-profit community organisation based in Warrington. Our aim is to empower as many people as possible to access the mental health support they deserve by listening and then connecting people to existing services in Warrington.

Recruitment and training details:

The volunteer will receive a full induction into the Person Centre which will include training on mental health issues, communication skills, as well as training on current systems and processes in place.

This role is suitable for under 18s

All volunteers will be required to have a DBS check. DBS cost will be covered by The Person Centre

Interested in getting involved? Enquire now to speak to a member of the team and find out more!

Is a DBS required? Yes

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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