Shapes Of Grief: Digital Support Volunteer

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Shapes Of Grief

Volunteers needed – Will you be our Digital Support Volunteer? Exciting opportunity to play a part in our mission!

Shapes Of Grief is educating mental health professionals and healthcare providers about loss and grief through the Podcast Shapes Of Grief & an award-winning online Grief Education Programme. In addition, Shapes Of Grief pursues understanding and public engagement of grief-related issues through talks, webinars and workshops. Shapes Of Grief has a growing social media presence and is gaining international recognition for its’ evidence-based work in the field of grief support and grief education. You can find out more about what we do here -

About the role -

Our Digital Support Volunteer will assist our director with various aspects of digital marketing and online content conversion to enable us to help more people with the support we offer. You will be flexible and committed, ideally within the Wicklow area however we are open to a remote placement. We would like you to support us over 6 months, Hours to be confirmed with the suitable candidate, minimum of 5-10 hours per week.

You will become a friend to Shapes of Grief and ideally the volunteers will be able to develop the existing platforms and steer us in the right direction to help us to grow our presence online.

This opportunity is ideal for a volunteer who is looking for : a chance to make a difference, help others, apply your skills, gain work experience or even the beginnings of a new career path.

Skills desired -

  • Background in digital marketing required
  • Excellent English writing skills; ability to summarize an hour-long podcast into a well-written paragraph or two.
  • Social Media skills (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn): posting, hashtags, building followers.
  • Basic Video and sound editing knowledge (Audacity, imovie, canva)
  • Copywriting

Application closing date is 26th November 2021.

Please apply to with a cover letter detailing why you feel this opportunity would suit you & please out line your availability. Include an up to date CV.

We look forward to meeting you!

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
18th Nov, 2021
Remotely / Wicklow
Expiry Date
26th Nov, 2021