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Vacancy: Comms and Social Media volunteer

Volunteering Posted on Sun, April 02, 2017 12:41:00

We have an exciting volunteering opportunity helping us develop our communications as we prepare to open
a new community advice service in Tollcross. The role will work with TCAN
volunteers and our partner organisations to promote our work, speak out about
issues affecting local people and grow our membership base.

What could I be doing?
This is a list of possible activities. We
are open to hearing from people who can help us with one or all of the tasks

*Writing content
for the TCAN website including: interviews with local projects, news articles and
blogs about issues affecting people in Tollcross
*Managing our social media accounts
coordinate promotional materials to advertise the work of TCAN
*Sending out the monthly TCAN e-newsletter
checking the TCAN email account

What experience do I need?
*Good written and oral communication skills are essential.
*Some experience of preparing promotional materials and updating
website content would be useful
*You will be a creative person with an interest in social media
and lots of ideas about how we could grow our communications
*Interest and enthusiasm for the aims of TCAN are very important.
*Patience and ability to be work in a small team

What’s in
it for me?

You will be part of a rapidly moving project which has the potential
to deliver positive outcomes for people living and working in Tollcross. This
role will have a lot of autonomy and you will have opportunities to put your
own creative stamp on projects. If you are looking to build your CV this is the
perfect role

How many hours do I need to volunteer?
Hours might vary but we would expect on average you will be volunteering
about 2 hours a week. We also have a monthly committee minute meeting which we
would like you to attend occasionally.
However, if you have less time available or there are just parts of the role
which interest you please do get in touch.

Ideally we are looking for somebody who will be able to volunteer for
at least 6 months

How do I
express an interest?

If you are interested please send a short email (of no more than 300
words) outlining how you think you could help us to

TCAN launches new volunteer drive

Volunteering Posted on Sun, April 02, 2017 12:16:55

It’s the beginning of April and spring is definitely on the way. Finally the days are getting longer and we can all start to enjoy being out and about in our wonderful city. Here at TCAN, April is the beginning of our 2017 drive to find more volunteers keen to get involved in their local community.

Whether you are a dab hand at organising events, love to tweet, are able to lend a hand at our community advice hub or enjoy fundraising, we want to here from you. Over the next few days keep an eye on our new website to see the opportunities we have on offer.

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