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Volunteering and coronavirus: How you can help

VOLUNTEER
Say It With Your Chest

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS THE 9th JUNE 11 AM

Say It With Your Chest is a  not-for-profit that operates across the United Kingdom. Our vision is to create a world where young people are supported to thrive, realise their potential and build a better future for themselves. This vision is at the core of all of our work.

Our aims

  • reduce the rate of exclusions in schools by decreasing persistent disruptive behaviour
  •  empower young people to raise their aspirations and break their negative behaviour cycles 
  • inform and influence public and policy awareness

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What we are looking for

  • volunteers that believe in empowering young people to be the best version of themselves
  • individuals that want to help create a world where young people are supported to thrive, realise their potential and build a better future for themselves
  • people that have the passion to create social change
  • volunteers that can commit to at least 3 hours per week
  • volunteers who are based in the United Kingdom (the role will be remote)

Essential requirements

  • being a team player
  • you go the extra mile to help others
  • volunteers with good verbal and written communication skills
  • those that have a willingness to learn
  • individuals who are enthusiastic with a positive attitude

Desirable experience and/or skills

  • marketing
  • admin
  • blog writing
  • copywriting
  • partnership building
  • facilitating workshops and/or training
  • bid writing
  • research
  • social media

What you could be doing depending on your experience and/ or skills

  • helping to facilitate workshops and/or training
  • conducting research for blogs and/or funding applications
  • admin tasks
  • building partnerships
  • creating content to post on our social media accounts
  • writing copy
  • creating marketing material
  • blog writing
  • other activities which further our cause

Benefits

  • Free access to a 24/7 well-being helpline

  • Training

  • The opportunity to use your skills and experience to help a  not-for-profit develop 

  • An opportunity to gain new skills

  • Invitations to exclusive Say It With Your Chest events

  • Great experience to put on your CV

  • Flexible volunteer hours that fit around you

  • Being part of an organisation with like-minded people

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Testiomonials

“ Volunteering for Say It With Your Chest is a privilege – knowing my time and effort is going towards such a worthy cause and also because I’m learning so many new skills along the way. The work that I produce is always valued, which is a great feeling. There is always a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderie between Sabrina and us volunteers and it is a great atmosphere to work in.” – Tilly

“ On a daily basis we have a variety of tasks to complete which can range from research projects to updating and interacting with the followers on our social media channels. What I really like about the work I’ve been asked to contribute to, is that I have already been able to see its impact. As a volunteer for SIWYC, there is a real opportunity to make a difference to young people’s lives. ” – Khadija

“ Volunteering for Say It With Your Chest has been a huge learning experience for me. Working to achieve social change is never easy but volunteering has taught me many valuable lessons in empathy, teamwork and coordination, which can be applied in many different areas of work. Young people need a voice and Say It With Your Chest not only provides them with one, but also fights to provide them with a stake in their future and that is something in which I am really proud to be a part of.” – Luke

“There are many things that I enjoy about being a volunteer at Say It With Your Chest. Such as the variety of the tasks we do in our role and the fun fortnightly meetings we have with Sabrina and the rest of the volunteer team.However, what I enjoy the most is working together with the rest of the team for a great cause. As I continue volunteering with SIWYC I look forward to the future, and more exciting activities that we have planned!” – Melody

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