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Afghanistan and Central Asian Association - Social Media Coordinator

Details of the Charity:

The Afghanistan and Central Asian Association (ACAA) was founded in 2000 to support vulnerable refugees and migrants, living in some of the most disadvantaged and deprived areas of London, to improve their well being, independence, aspirations and integration. We provide a wide range of social, cultural, and educational services and place a heavy focus on gender equity within the displaced communities. We aim to break down language and cultural barriers and give our community a voice and address their needs. Our work is underpinned by a community development ethos centred on addressing individual needs and circumstances. Although our main area of support is refugee families, our activities are open to all as part of our long-standing integration agenda.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

As a social media volunteer, you will help manage the organisations social media accounts, creating and distributing content,responding to comments, analysing metrics, and collaborating with others to ensure consistency in messaging and branding.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To produce content for ACAA's social media accounts, primarily Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • To keep updated on similar charities, organisations and advocacy movements social media presence 
  • To disseminate ACAA related informative and educational information 
  • To design ways to increase interaction between ACAA and the local and advocate community through social media 

Skills Required:

  • Experience in social media platforms
  • Experience in basic graphic designs
  • Basic or more experience in design software
  • Professional proficiency in English 
  • Knowledge about Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Creativity and willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Ability to multi-task whilst still paying attention to detail 
  • Interest in Afghanistan and advocacy for the Afghan diaspora 
  • Any additional languages are a bonus  

Additional Benefits:

  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award
  • Volunteering achievement recognised on your HEAR Transcript

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