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Reference: 86104

Date Added: 28 September 2022
Closing Date: 14 October 2022

Job Title: Volunteer Intern - Social Media

Working For: ACT (African Child Trust)

Location: London

Charity Number: 1158266

Salary: We will reimburse reasonable expenses in line with our expenses policy

Length of Contract: Flexible

Job Details

African Child Trust (ACT) is a small but growing UK registered Christian charity established with a mission to relieve and alleviate poverty among widows, orphans and other vulnerable children in Africa. At ACT we are passionate about changing lives and giving opportunities to disadvantaged children, widows and women-led households in need. We want the children to reach their potential in life and the women to be able to sustain their families. ACT is currently working in 8 countries of Africa. Our office is in Croydon, and we support flexible work arrangements.


We are looking for an outgoing and self-motivated individual to join our team as an intern. The role is ideal for a graduate wanting to gain experience in international development and the charity sector. You will possess excellent writing skills and be good at communicating. You will need to have an in-depth understanding of social media platforms and be able to create and deliver engaging content, including infographics and videos. You should also be able to carry out some basic research and expect to write blogs/articles. We will provide guidance on subject matter and theme.


Person Specifications:

  • Excellent writing, communication and organisational skills that can help raise awareness of our work
  • Can identify, create and manage digital content across social media channels, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
  • Can generate engaging infographics and videos.
  • Able to monitor and report on social media analytics
  • Enjoys writing articles / blogs
  • Proactive and have a positive attitude
  • Have a passion and empathy for the ethos of ACT.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 14 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be informed, and an interview date will be arranged.

Application Details

To apply, please send us a current CV and covering letter detailing your experience and skills for the role to Beatrice at bea@africanchildtrust.org.uk.


Please note that regrettably we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful application.

Website: http://www.africanchildtrust.org.uk

Additional Notes