Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help promote our work

Marketing / PR volunteers needed for Age UK Reading

Age UK Reading provides front line services for vulnerable and elderly people in the Reading Area including lunch clubs, a befriending service, foot care, reminiscence and information and advice for our client group and their families. We are working to build an enthusiastic team of volunteers to help promote the great work we do both internally and externally at various locations across the town.
Key Responsibilities

  • Representing Age UK at events.
  • Promoting our services.
  • Being an enthusiastic supporter and promoter of our work.
  • Campaigning on our behalf
  • Becoming skilled at communicating our messaging and services.
  • Bringing questions and requests for information back into the organisation.

Essential Knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to get around town
  • Computer literate for basic emailing using attachments.
  • Great customer service skills
  • Good communicator.
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Matt
Lastname
Taylor
Contact person's position
Chief Officer
Their phone number?
0118 9502480

Location description
Across Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few times a year
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
We are looking for volunteers who can do ad-hoc days or half days as required Frequency will depend on how often events come up. The volunteer will be invited to regular organisational meetings
Task type?
Marketing / PR
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedSociableCommunicatorWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Volunteer will be given an induction and training in the role
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
The volunteer will have a named contact within the organisation and will be invited to regular organisational meetings
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
10
Opportunity added on
9 September 2016