Eastern Region - Communications Officer Volunteer Opportunity

Are you, or is someone you know, looking for an opportunity to boost your CV or develop your skills in communication and social media? Have you a talent for keeping people informed, coordinating information and supporting others? Are you looking to be part of a team to open up networking possibilities and be involved in helping to support the health and wellbeing of our members?

If so, why not be a part of something and volunteer with CSSC Sports & Leisure!

CSSC is a not for profit organisation aimed at present and past public sector workers...Our vision is to inspire members to explore new ways to be active and healthy. We are passionate about what we do, we are sociable and supportive of our volunteers and members and we are progressive and look for ways we can improve our service. Volunteering for CSSC is open to anyone eligible to be a CSSC member.

The Eastern Region is looking for a Communications Officer (volunteer) to help develop and implement a communications strategy for the region. You will be the liaison between the Eastern Regional Team and our members, keeping them informed of the latest developments; and our volunteers, helping them to stay in touch and be more effective.

This role would suit someone who is well organised; a good planner with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Access to a computer is essential as is experience in Microsoft Office, the internet, emails and social media platforms such as Facebook. Training, support and mentoring will be provided. However, this is a developing role and you will be working with closely with the Volunteer Support Advisor and the Regional Team to develop the ideas and activity required.

The role is likely to take approximately 2 hours per week on average. In addition, you will be expected to attend relevant Regional meetings, the annual Regional Conference and the occasional optional National event. This role may also involve some occasional travel throughout the region to support other volunteers.

Benefits of volunteering with CSSC:

  • training opportunities
  • strengthen your CV
  • obtain references for employment reviews
  • build a new network of friends and contacts
  • boost your confidence and communication skills

For more information about this volunteer role or if you have any questions please contact Michelle Chelu on michelle.chelu@cssc.co.uk

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