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Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity

Charity Social Media/Communications office volunteer

We are looking for a 2 highly motivated individuals to support our charity in many areas including managing our social media and website accounts and growing and supporting existing fundraisers.

Care for Kids North Devon is a small charity aiming for big things, providing financial support for  families with sick children in North Devon and supporting The Caroline Thorpe Ward with enhancements projects. We are looking to appoint 1 or 2 candidates who are keen to learn and have the charities best interest at heart.

You will gain experience, knowledge, and useful skills if you are looking to progress into a career in the charity sector in the future. Or perhaps this was once your passion and now you have spare time and skills you want to share with us. Whether you are a graduate, retired or looking for a career change, if you have the relevant key skills we would love to hear from you. Training will be given and courses will be available for the right applicant. Positions can lead onto a paid role.

Key Skills

  • Computer literate

  • * Social media knowledge

  • Literacy skills

  • Independent worker

  • Good communication skills

  • Keen to learn

  • Self motivated


  • WordPress, SEO knowledge

  • *MailChimp

  • Excel

  • Power point

Some duties may include but are not limited to:

Website – SEO improvements, keep website up to date

Copyrighting – source or research relevant material to write about, ability the write accurately and persuasively for:

* Social media (Facebook, Twitter,Instagram)
* Posters
* Blog every month or every other
* Quarterly Newsletters
* Update LinkedIn account
* Emails

* Communicate with supports through social media, email, phone and face to face.


* Notice and work on improving areas of communication between charity and supporters to maximize fundraising
* Think of new ways to fundraise and ways to improve existing activities
* Work on new and existing connections with schools and local groups

By volunteering into a small charity, you will gain and learn about all aspects of the charity and there will be opportunities to be involved in other areas too. The position is for (1-2 days per week and the candidates must be able to commit to minimum of 6 months.)  The position is flexible and can work around your other commitments.

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