Allsorts Marketing Volunteer

Allsorts Marketing Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Brunel Mall, London Rd, Stroud GL5 2BP, UK
Reading & Writing
People with disabilitiesChildren & youthCommunity & family
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Support the Fundraising and Communications team with the delivery of their communications

Detailed description

Are you passionate about marketing, PR and making a difference through the power of media? Would you like to give time to a local, innovative charity? Would you enjoy joining a team dedicated to helping children and young people have fun and make friends?  

Why do we need you?

Allsorts is a pioneering charity that works with families with children who have disabilities or additional needs. Strongly rooted in the local community, we want to involve as many people as we can in building an inclusive Gloucestershire where people with disabilities and additional needs are included and able to contribute.

We’re growing all the time, with new families joining and new activities being developed for children with additional needs.

How much time should you offer? When would you be needed? Where will you be based?

Working location is flexible – you could work from home or in the Allsorts office in Stroud, although an induction would take place at the office. We would require you to commit to between 2-4 days per month.

What activities will you be involved in?

Your role would be to support the Fundraising and Communications team with the delivery of their communications plan by:

·      Sourcing content for scheduling posts for social media (Facebook, Twitter)

·      Writing copy for the website and direct marketing campaigns

·      Designing creative for fundraising events, appeals and day-to-day activities

What can you gain from this opportunity?

1.   A full induction, ongoing support and supervision

2.   Feeling like you’ve made a difference to families who have children with disabilities and additional needs

3.   Experience working with a friendly team in an innovative and growing organisation

4.   Develop your skillset or simply give back to your local community

5.   Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses as defined in Allsorts’ Volunteer Policy

What are we looking for?

·      A friendly approach

·      Someone with marketing experience, either in a paid or voluntary role

·      A general enthusiasm and good work ethic

·      Confidence in using Microsoft Office, social media platforms and marketing tools such Canva and Mailchimp

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Allsorts

What is Allsorts?
Allsorts provides activities and support groups for children and young adults with additional needs and their families in Gloucestershire. We currently support 341 families, which equates to over 1,361 individuals.

What is Allsorts mission?
To make Gloucestershire an inclusive community in which families with children with additional needs feel supported, included, and able to contribute. Allsorts strives to help members forge new friendships, try new things, and most importantly reduce isolation.

What does Allsorts offer to members?
Sports and Fitness Activities including:
Trampoline club, Football, Softball – a sport similar to Rounders, Boccia – an inclusive sport similar to Boules

Clubs and Activities including:
Baby and Toddler Groups, Toy Library lending drop-in sessions, Gaming Club, Sibling Club, Friday night Youth Club

Support Groups including:
Grandparents Group and Parent and Carer Group

Family Trips – for example to local attractions supported by the Allsorts Support Workers

Where is Allsorts based?
Allsorts Activity Hub on the third floor in Brunel Mall, Stroud.

Allsorts Toy Library
The Allsorts Toy Library, based in the Activity Hub has over 1,000 specialist toys and pieces of equipment.
Each item is designed to make fun and learning accessible for every child with an additional need.

The Hub also has a Sensory room and Music room and is equipped with state-of-the-art sensory ceiling lighting throughout.

Allsorts is also one of the few places in Gloucestershire to have a Changing Places facility which anyone with a need in the local community can use.

The Hub is also the base for positive and friendly support groups, including:
• Parent and carer support groups
• Drop-in advice sessions (EHCP and Positive Behaviour Support)
• Baby sensory play groups
• Toddler play sessions
• Toy library lending drop in sessions