Position title
Volunteer Social Media Assistant Role
Reports to

Projects and Pilots Manager

About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is a leading Surrey charity supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, manage their wellbeing and become resilient, enabling them to develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.

Description

We are looking for volunteers that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm, fun and have an interest in technology, internet, social media, digital and ICT development.

 

Role:

To ensure young people in Surrey have better access to information, support and participation through the EikOnline social media accounts.

 

  • To bring a fresh perspective to our social media pages
  • Develop and deliver social media content
  • To keep up to date with current trends, big news stories and campaigns that matter to young people
  • To assist with identifying and promoting campaigns, activities and support services being run by other organisations (both in Surrey and nationally) so that young people can access a range of information and resources
  • To work with the team and other Eikon youth workers to create written/visual content for the social media channels related to areas of needs such as mental health, substance misuse, domestic violence, relationships, bullying and education
  • To promote the digital offer using social media
  • To keep up to date with digital devices and applications available
  • Take part in regular one to one and team meetings (following Government Covid-19 guidelines, where appropriate)
  • Keep accurate records and provide data and information as required
  • Assist with regularly monitoring and reviewing the content created
  • To establish appropriate professional boundaries in the online relationships with young people
  • To work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations
  • At least 3 hours per week time commitment, from home

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Person Specification

We are looking for applicants that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm and fun and have a welcoming approach and personality. We also require the candidate to have an interest in technology, internet, social media, digital and ICT development.

How to apply

Applications Eikon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.

This role will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure check.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs.

 

Duration of employment
Flexible
Job Location
Home based
Working Hours
3 to 4 hours a week, flexible across the week and depending on availability
Date posted
May 24, 2021
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