Social Media Volunteer

Social Media Volunteer

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Social media marketing
  • Website design


Blackpool, FY1 1SG
Remote opportunity, or mainly at home.
Travel limit? 25


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-3 hours / week
0-3 hours per week.

The Fylde Coast Advice & Legal Centre  are looking for a volunteer to support us to maintain and develop our social media activity across all channels including our website, Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

What will you be doing?

The Centre is an orgaqnisation that provides access to justice for those in poverty and those on fixed or low incomes. Through creative engagement we transform lives and celebrate unheard voices.

We are currently seeking a dedicated volunteer to support us to maintain and develop our website and social media activity across all channels including Facebook, linkedin, Twitter and Instagram, YouTube.   and any others.

You will help with:

  • Creating engaging social media content and scheduling social media posts, liaising with staff as needed
  • Creating and sending regular email newsletters
  • Managing content calendars, inputting key social media activities and updating as necessary
  • Managing our social media community including moderating and responding to comments and messages
  • Growing our followers on social media platforms
  • Identifying key influencers and develop influencer engagement strategies
  • Reporting on social media insight data to monitor and evaluate success
  • Monitoring other organisation’s social media to identify trends
  • Making links with appropriate organisations to build new relationships within our online community
  • Keeping up to date with  events and news

This is a voluntary position, however, reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with experience of working in a social media role and/or an experienced and keen user of social media channels like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. 

We need people with:

  • Experience in creating engaging digital content using a range of digital tools
  • Good understanding of social media trends and audiences
  • Knowledge of social media monitoring tools, digital evaluation and analysis
  • Good communication skills including good telephone and writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to research and collate information from the internet


What difference will you make?

Having an experienced volunteer supporting us in this role would give us the much-needed knowledge and the time to deliver our social media activity more effectively and develop how we use social media so we are making the most of the tools available to us. This role will make a significant difference to us, enabling us to be more effective in spreading the word about our work with people and gain further support for the work we do.

What's in it for the volunteer?

  • Opportunity to make a real and significant difference to a small but developing arts organisation 
  • Satisfaction in knowing you are supporting our valuable work, making a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities in Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Join a friendly staff and volunteer team at This New Ground
  • Education
  • Financial inclusion
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Human rights
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities
  • Poverty relief
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Women
  • We exist to provide access to justice for those in poverty, on fixed incomes, and those on low incomes, by providing legal services  they could not otherwise afford.