Social Media & Communications Volunteer



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


United Kingdom


WellFound is a small UK based charity working in West Africa. WellFound is more than a water charity. In addition to supplying communities with clean and safe drinking water, our projects also address women's empowerment and gender equality, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene, and improved opportunities for people in marginalised communities. The role of the Social Media & Communications Volunteer will be to work alongside WellFound staff to create engaging and informative digital media which will promote WellFound's work in rural sustainable development in West Africa. We are looking for an enthusiastic self starter with a flare for social media and producing digital content. In addition to managing WellFound's social media platforms, the Social Media & Communications Volunteer will also contribute towards newsletters, online campaigns and producing promotional materials. You will be working with a sociable and friendly team whilst contributing towards improving the lives of those living without access to basic human rights in rural West Africa.  

Some responsibilities of the role will be:

-Work with the Marketing Manager to further improve social media presence, increase the number of followers and -drive more engagement across existing and new channels.

-Keep Social Media accounts up to date and promote WellFound via our Social Media Channels

-Create content for our website if necessary – Experience with WordPress is an advantage

-Measure and report performance of digital marketing activities and campaigns via social media and google analytics

-Assist staff in creating media to promote for upcoming events and launches

-Market research

-Help generate new ideas for the charity

-Design marketing material for various projects, including leaflets and banners

-Contribute to quarterly newsletters and donor reports                                                                      

-Contributing to various online crowdfunding and pledge campaigns 

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. but as this opportunity is marketing and social media, some of this can be undertaken on any day at any time from home so there is room for flexibility.



How To Apply

Please submit your applications via email. If you have not heard back within 7 working days, feel free to call the office on 0207 998 7376