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Become an AFRIDAC Volunteer

Social Media and Web Content volunteer
We need a talented, dynamic, and creative individual to join us as volunteer. We need a visual genius with an eye for details, organised, good writer, and social media addict, highly motivated and brilliantly aware of the voluntary and community sector.

The Role

• Work with the project team in the production of social media and blog imagery and content from concept to execution. You will also assist in the management of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts and help produce social imagery.

• You will have an attention to detail and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment. The role will require you to play an integral part in identifying key influencers and partnerships for blog content, choosing and editing exclusive imagery and coordinating features with external parties.

• Be responsible for capturing content for social media and blogs. We also need you to suggest ideas and develop concepts for our advocacy work and campaign for social change.

• Able to produce monthly feedback for our social media channels.

• Have Wordpress template experience, a basic HTML understanding and moving image creation and editing.

• With a good knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word/ Excel/ Outlook.

If you have some or all the above with creative editorial skills, proficient in sourcing and editing photos, can demonstrate a strong work ethic and willingness to learn – join the AFRIDAC team

Our Offer

• Opportunity to support a good cause and make an impact.

• Stipend to cover transport and lunch

• Experience working in the charity sector

• Training and skills opportunities

• Reference

Email your CV to tawo@afridac.org
Project Development Volunteer
AFRIDAC is looking for an imaginative, enthusiastic person to support our high-impact social action advocacy and campaigns for the African and Afro-Caribbean community. This voluntary role is part of a team which is working to engage voluntary groups, businesses and community members to support delivery of our advocacy projects and to engage people from all communities in taking action about the issues which are important to them.

The Role

• We are looking for someone with effective facilitation skills and a positive, encouraging approach to our colleagues and partners.

• You will be able to use research and data effectively and have experience of engaging a wide range of partners to deliver successful projects which improve the lives of local communities.

• You will have an interest in using a wide range of tools, including digital, to communicate and engage people and organisations to work together.

• You will be someone who works creatively as part of a focused team and contributes actively to our wider work.

• You will bring a commitment to developing your knowledge of how inequality works and an inclusive approach to supporting everyone to take an active role in their community.

Our Offer

• Opportunity to support a good cause and make an impact.

• Stipend to cover transport and lunch.

• Experience working in the charity sector.

• Training and skills opportunities.

• Reference

Email your CV to tawo@afridac.org
Research volunteer
Are you looking for an impactful role to change public policy, attitudes and transform the lives of ethnic minority groups impacted by disproportionate policies?

Are you able to apply your excellent analytical and communication skills to lead on research to develop policy positions and outputs in order to influence legislation and practice?

The Role

• We are looking for an exceptional individual who is passionate about research, and the value of research for development impact.

• You will work in a highly collaborative role. Working to build relationships with partners, agencies, policymakers, think tanks and other stakeholders to strengthen our case for changing policy and practice.

• You will work closely with our team and community members to ensure their lived experience is the foundation of our policy proposals.

• Equally important will be your leadership and interpersonal skills, your ability to build strong relationships and work across different issues, appreciating a diversity of cultures.

• You will thrive on learning and developing with others, enjoy facilitation and creating space to promote critical thinking and learning from practice.

• You will have experience of working in a team and at managing your own workload and competing priorities.

We are looking for a quick learner. We do not expect you to know or have done everything when you start. We are looking for you to pick up new skills and knowledge quickly, then run with them.

Our Offer

• Opportunity to support a good cause and make an impact.

• Stipend to cover transport and lunch.

• Experience working in the charity sector.

• Training and skills opportunities.

• Reference

Email your CV to tawo@afridac.org
Fundraiser volunteer
AFRIDAC is looking for an experienced fundraiser to help us sustain and grow our income and help us succeed in achieving our objectives.

The Role

• You will be an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser who can bring demonstrable success in securing, managing and effectively stewarding significant grants, together with an understanding of the current grant-making climate across the UK and Europe.

• Ideally bringing your own knowledge of key contacts and networks to the role.

• You will also ensure that all current grants are given appropriate donor care. This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in developing and expanding trust and foundation support.

• Pro-active relationship management of existing trusts/foundations, including coordinating all commitments for these funders across the charity.

• Researching, writing and monitoring applications for a broad range of trusts, foundations and other grant giving institutions, packaging programmes into innovative ‘asks’ that meet the criteria of the funder.

• Ensuring that all income is recorded, monitored and reported according to required deadlines.

• Contributing to and providing regular updates across the organisation to ensure trust and foundation fundraising activity is embedded across the organisation and is aligned with the wider plans and objectives of the charity.

• Undertaking administrative responsibilities related to new funding being secured including liaising with the Executive Director and Finance teams to record new income and ensuring all funding agreements are signed and returned on time.

Our Offer

• Opportunity to support a good cause and make an impact.

• Stipend to cover transport and lunch.

• Experience working in the charity sector.

• Training and skills opportunities.

• Reference

Email your CV to tawo@afridac.org