Volunteering Opportunity: Communication Assistant with citizens advice east herts

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Citizens Advice East Herts covers a wide geographical area and sees a large number of clients (7,00 last year). Its workforce is mainly volunteer staff but it also employs some paid staff and staff work part time across five different locations. We have also a significant number of partners, funders and supporters. We are wishing to improve our internal and external communications but need to enhance our resources and expertise to do so. Our aim is to create a new communications team consisting of a number of volunteer Communication Assistants.

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment

District: East Herts, Hertsmere, North Herts

Location: Indoor

Time of day: Full Working Week, Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons

Practical Considerations: Reasonable travel expenses paid - Located Hertford, Ware or Bishop’s Stortford

Requirements (additional): Will require references

Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over, University students, Older People, People with a visual impairment, People with restricted mobility

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Crisis Support, Homelessness & Housing Support, Marketing & Communication

Does this opportunity provide wheelchair access?: Yes

Full Description:
You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience of previous media, communication or publicity work is desirable but not essential. You will also have good IT skills with practical experience of using social media. You will also be able to work independently and as part of a team.