Migrant Voice Communications and community support volunteer

Phone: 
07805049383
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Use your media/communications skills or community support skills to further our work to ensure migrants have a voice.

You will be supporting our Communications worker and/or Community Worker to get migrant’s stories told effectively.

Tasks include:

  • Working with our Communications and/or Community worker
  • Working with migrants and refugees in small groups and one-one to support them to tell their own stories in articles, videos, social media, photos, etc.
  • Support the practical delivery of activities including help organising network meetings and drop in sessions, outreach, administration, evaluation etc.
  • Supporting our Community Worker with engaging migrants in our media campaigns

The volunteer will work closely with the staff team and other volunteers.

Criteria:

  • Strong skills in one or more of these areas of media: social media, photography, blogs, radio, podcasts, articles, etc. OR strong community support skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of the key issues that affect migrants and refugees
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good computer skills

Location: this post is based in the West Midlands, primarily at our office in Birmingham, but some activities may take place in Coventry and Wolverhampton.

Volunteering hours: 1 day per week – or as agreed with the staff team

Duration: Minimum commitment of 3 months with the possibility of an extension or renewal (this position could be suitable for a work placement or internship)

How to apply: Interested applicants need to send in their CV and a cover letter explaining why they are the right volunteer for this position. Send to adam[at]migrantvoice[dot]org

You can also email us to request further information. If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an informal interview.