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Graphic Designer Volunteer

At Poplar HARCA, supporting our local communities, emotional wellbeing and physical health is important to us. Our Communications Team are looking for a Graphic Design Volunteer to help with the visual promotion of our online platform. In the upcoming months, we’ll be undergoing a transformation of our Facebook page, as well as some changes to our social media.

The volunteer will be working to:

  • Create engaging social media graphics for our Instagram, and Facebook accounts
  • Create short animated videos and Infographics for social media
  • Assist in maintaining the creative strategy and the effective development of visual identity.


Useful Contacts

Jenefa Hamid
Community Projects & Partnerships Officer

Sadia Yasmin
Volunteering Officer
07779 416360

Location: The option to work from home remotely or at one of our community centres is available.

Hours: 7 hours/week, can be completed over the span of 2 days.

As a Graphic Design Volunteer, you should:

  • Have previous Graphic Design experience
  • Posses a keen eye for detail and what makes a powerful design
  • Have good working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe programs
  • Have video and photography skills
  • Be proactive and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve
  • Have a flexible working attitude, someone who is willing to go the extra mile to contribute to great teamwork
  • Be self-motivated and a self-starter
  • Commit to dedicating 3 months minimum as a volunteer

What we can offer:

  • A full induction, followed by the right training and ongoing support
  • The opportunity to gain experience within graphic design
  • A named supervisor who will give you regular feedback, allowing you to track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals
  • Priority for any further training we have on offer
  • ‘Out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipt
  • An honest reference regardless of how long you are with us
  • A supportive space to be in and a safe, artistic environment without discrimination
  • Invitations to volunteer social events
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities

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Please provide contact details of two referees who are both willing to provide a character reference. This will involve answering questions on a range of topics from your strengths to areas for development and your time management. Unfortunately we cannot accept references from family or friends. If possible, at least one referee should know you from work, education or volunteering. There are lots of people suitable to provide references, if you are struggling to think of anyone suitable please get in touch and we can discuss your options.
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