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Volunteer with us!

We are shaped by our volunteers, and are always looking to build our diverse team. We offer the chance to develop skills and experience within an innovative and positive environment, and in the process support those who have been significantly affected by Covid-19 in the UK.

Volunteering can help boost your skills, confidence and self-esteem – all while making a positive difference to the lives of others. It can also be a great way to improve your CV and increase your employability.

We will consider all general volunteering applications, and are currently looking for the following:

Funding Administrator

We are looking for a Funding Administrator to help us raise money to continue to support individuals significantly affected by Covid-19. This is a remote, flexible volunteering opportunity.

The duties of a Funding Administrator volunteer may include:

  • Researching Grants & Trusts to source new funding opportunities

  • Writing funding applications

  • Thanking and stewarding supporters

Funding Administrator Volunteer Role Description

Community Fundraiser

We are looking for a Community Fundraiser to help us raise money to support individuals affected by Covid-19. This role gives you the chance to get creative and develop new and innovative fundraising activities to raise funds for Covid Aid!

The duties of a Community Fundraiser volunteer may include:

  • Planning, organising and promoting fundraising events in your local community – for example a coffee morning or a quiz night!

  • Assisting at fundraising events and collecting funds on behalf of the charity, e.g. bucket collections.

  • Attending group fundraising meetings as required

This is a flexible opportunity and so volunteers can fundraise online or within their local community.

Community Fundraiser Volunteer Role Description

Team Administrator

We are looking for an organised and self motivated individual to provide administrative support digitally to the Covid Aid Team.

The duties of an Administrator may include:

  • To undertake administrative duties in relation to the recruitment, training and general support of volunteers where required, e.g. carrying out reference checks, providing general induction training, creating and advertising new volunteer roles.

  • Minute taking and circulation for meetings where required.

  • To help maintain the volunteer database, including data input and analysis.

  • Answering general email enquiries

Administrator Volunteer Role Description

Content Editor

As a digital charity, we have reached more than 150,000 people in the UK with information, advice, and support through our website hub. Our aim is to provide accurate, up to date information on a diverse range of topics related to Covid-19. We are looking for a passionate individual who is interested in taking on the role of Content Editor.

The weekly duties of a Content Editor volunteer can include:

  • Maintaining an upcoming schedule or articles for our Advice & Info and News sections

  • Liaising with our volunteer team of content writers to receive and produce articles based upon charity needs, original ideas

  • Uploading and publishing articles through our CMS

  • Sourcing appropriate images for article (often through sites such as Unsplash)

  • Ensuring our primary hubs for Long Covid and Loss, Grief, and Bereavement are kept updated

  • Republish relevant articles featuring on other websites such as The Conversation

  • Through analytics and speaking to our volunteers and community, identify new topics to produce articles on

Content Editor Volunteer Role Description

As a modern and innovative charity we are also keen to find enthusiastic and motivated volunteer digital managers and producers who can widen our reach through:

  • TikTok

  • Twitch

  • Other platforms (let us know if you have a suggestion!)

Time commitment for these position: generally 2-5 hours per week. (We prioritise flexibility to reflect people's other commitments and issues, including managing illnesses such as Long Covid.)

If interested in any of the above – or any other – roles please feel out the form below or fill out our Volunteer Application Form and send to hello@covidaidcharity.org.

Covid Aid Volunteer Application Form

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