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Hillingdon Foodbank - PR and Communications Volunteer



Details of the Charity:

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

This role involves helping to promote the work of the food bank and encourage donations through a wide range of communications channels.

Key tasks:

  • Plan advertising for public events and recruitment of volunteers
  • Develop regular foodbank newsletters for circulation to supporters
  • Develop regular prayer bulletins for local churches
  • Prepare and send press releases for significant Kingsborough events
  • Support PR requests from The Kingsborough Centre, as required
  • Develop a PR and Communication plan for the Kingsborough Centre
  • Obtain regular feedback from supporters
  • Support the setup and maintenance of the Kingsborough website
  • Follow Kingsborough PR to understand any local implications

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of writing press releases, generating communications materials
  • Good eye for detail
  • Organised and self-motivated
  • Positive and dynamic

Additional Benefits:

  • Using your existing skills to make a difference
  • Meet new people who share your passion for eradicating poverty in the community
  • Volunteering hours go towards the Brunel Volunteer Award
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?