Marketing Support Volunteer


Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD 

Time commitment

Approximately once a week, starting in July

Key Activities 

  • Copywriting, for example creating content for social media posts and writing news updates. 
  • Designing materials using Canva. 
  • Producing regular reports to give insights for social media strategies. 
  • Writing press releases. 
  • Monitoring press coverage and updating a press tracker spreadsheet. 
  • Updating the website – including uploading news stories, updating the online shop and merchandise stock levels. 

We are looking for a volunteer who has: 

  • Experience in marketing.
  • An understanding of design tools, such as Canva. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 

This role is subject to a DBS check. 

Support and Benefits 

It’s vital that our volunteers feel rewarded for their amazing efforts so we want to match your goals, aspirations, availability and everything else with the right opportunity for you. Here are a few examples of what you will receive as a volunteer:

  • Thorough induction & training to give you the confidence to perform your role well and to the best of your ability 
  • Opportunity to develop new and existing skills to help you beyond your involvement with Candlelighters 
  • Ongoing support from the Engagement and HR teams 
  • Certain expenses to be reimbursed as agreed with your Volunteer Supervisor, in accordance with our Expenses policy 
  • Regular reviews with your Volunteer Supervisor to help you develop in your role 
  • Satisfaction in knowing you are making a valuable contribution to supporting children and families affected by childhood cancer 
  • We can be a reference once you’ve volunteered for three months 
  • Access to the mental health hotline 
  • Charity Worker Discount card 
  • Access to The Company Shop 

How to Apply

Please find the full recruitment pack here.

To complete the application form online, please click here.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview. 

Please get in touch with the HR and Volunteering Team if you have any questions about the role or application by emailing [email protected] or calling 0113 322 9283.