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Social Media Volunteer

Social Media Volunteer
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Description of the role:

• keep the Branch social media channels updated – mainly Facebook and Twitter
• plan and schedule social media content and posts
• research, create and upload relevant contents e.g. graphics, videos, photos, audio, albums
• reply to comments and messages
• encourage others to comment on posts and share them with others
• attending some of the Branch events with a view to reporting on them (if able)
• liaise with staff and other volunteers to ensure consistency in messaging.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

This role would suit someone who has some experience of social media and a keen interest in social networking. The ability to write clearly, accurately and succinctly and the enthusiasm to grow the Branch/Group online presence would also be an advantage. You will gain experience of managing a social media community and the opportunity to find out more about how a charity such as the MND Association operates.

Practical information:

This role is flexible and you can give as much time as you are able to. Induction will be provided and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Please understand that MND is a fatal, rapidly progressive disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It attacks the nerves that control movement so muscles refuse to work. It can often leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breath. It kills a third of people within a year and more than half within two years of diagnosis, MND has no cure.

Knowledge about motor neurone disease is not essential as information and support will be provided by Yorkshire Dales Area Support Coordinator Michelle and supported by existing volunteers at the Yorkshire Dales Branch. We would love to hear from you.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
Local to Yorkshire Dales
North Yorkshire & some of West Yorkshire
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
NN3 6BJ
Last updated: 07.12.2021
Organisation Information

Whether you have been diagnosed with MND or you know someone who has, our services can make a real difference to how you cope in the future.

Motor neurone disease (MND) affects the nerves called motor neurones in the brain and spinal cord. These nerves tell your muscles what to do. When motor neurones are damaged, it can affect the way your body works