Communications Volunteer

Bar 'n' Bus Trust

If you have a passion and a flair for writing, we'd love you to join us, to share the amazing things our youth team get involved in. You can work from home, but we'd love you to join us in the office.

Published On: 14/05/2024
About this opportunity from Bar 'n' Bus Trust

As our Communications Volunteer you will work closely with the Bar ‘n’ Bus youth development team to share news about the amazing work they do to support young people locally.

Core Tasks:

·         Researching and collating good news stories from the Bar ‘n’ Bus youth work team – including visiting sessions as appropriate

·         Writing regular press releases and news items relating to Bar ‘n’ Bus’ work with young people

·         Collating information to generate regular Bar ‘n’ Bus newsletters for supporter base

·         Creating and maintaining relationships with local press contacts

Exploring wider press engagement opportunities – e.g. TV and Radio as opportunities arise

This role is suitable for working from home but will require visiting the office and team meetings. Our office is located in Hadleigh, Benfleet.


A passion and flair for writing

·    Competent in use of IT software – e.g. Microsoft Office suite

·    Strong networking skills

·    Good organisational skills

·    Nice to have – image creation skills and an eye for graphic design

Activity Types

Administration and Office | Creativity | Marketing and media | Working from Home


Civic responsibility and communities | Young People


Specific times to be confirmed, but can be at volunteer’s convenience. Team Meetings are Monday mornings and it would be good for the role holder to attend on a regular (e.g. monthly) basis to cross over with team.

Office Space available, suitable for work from home but will require visiting the team and potentially some youth work locations. Our office is located in Hadleigh, Benfleet. Transport support available.

Find out more

For more information about Bar 'n' Bus Trust and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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