Social Media Volunteer
Hosted by: Educational Learning Support Hub CIO (ELSH)

Are you a Facebook or Twitter wizz? We are looking for a social media volunteer to help us promote the Education and Learning Support Hub to the local community and beyond, through social media posts created by you!

What will you get out of it?

You will help us to promote ELSH to people who may not know about us but would benefit from accessing our services and courses. You’ll have the chance to develop your own IT and communication skills along the way and to help with developing our social media posts, as well as gaining valuable experience. You can even do some of the tasks from the comfort of your own sofa!

Social Media Role Duties:

• Manage ELSH social media channels, including their website, Facebook, Twitter, and other relevant platforms
• Create engaging content and share information that will help signpost individuals who may want to access our courses to our website where they can find support and information.
• Share infographics, articles and news posts, including promoting current campaigns and upcoming events.
• Report back about your social media posts and how valuable people have found them

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM

How many volunteers are needed:

3

Recruitment process:

Applicants will be contacted and invited to come to ELSH for an informal chat.

All appointments will be made subject to a DBS check, if relevant to the role. The ELSH Hub is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate based on age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, culture or disability.

Skills and quaifications:

Skills you’ll need:

• Experience of creating engaging media content
• A good knowledge of at least one social media platform and/or marketing experience
• Excellent online communication skills
• A friendly personality

Volunteers will need an understanding and willingness to work with vulnerable people.
Our students are people who live in Barnsley community and the surrounding area, but who don't speak English as a first language. These students may be refugees or immigrants and need to learn the language in order to help them settle into society.
ELSH offers an extensive programme of training and events and activities as part of its service, which we encourage volunteers and students to get involved with. Free refreshments are available, and travel expenses are paid weekly.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Administration, Computers and technology, Marketing PR and Media