Comms Support Volunteer at Volunteering Matters

Volunteering Matters is a national charity creating and supporting volunteer-led projects across the UK.

LifeLines is a volunteer-led project supporting people aged 50 and over in Brighton. LifeLines runs activities and one-to-one support schemes to help older people stay more active and better engaged with their communities.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us with our comms work!

As Comms Support, you will support us on the creation of our newsletter, interview volunteers and beneficiaries to gain their feedback and stories to highlight on the newsletter, upload on social media, update the website and do further admin responsibilities.

You need to be positive, compassionate, able to communication clearly, be creative, flexible, open-minded, show respect, have fun building relationships.

What induction, training and support is offered?

You will be provided with an induction, training and support for this role.

What skills or qualities are needed?

You will need to demonstrate:

An interest in working with older people.

An ability to provide encouragement and support in a sensitive and caring manner,
to people from a variety of backgrounds. 

Flexibility and able to use own initiative. 

Good levels of self-organisation, reliability, and timekeeping.

An ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ideally, you should have experience of:

Working as a team.

Communicating effectively with a range of people.

You must be able to:

Be contactable by telephone and/or email.

Commit to volunteering for a period of at least 4 months.

Provide two references.

More info
Date added

10th May 2023


Volunteering Matters


Can be done at home

Deadline for applications

31 Dec 2023


Bereaved people Black and minority ethnic groups Disabled people Non-English speakers/refugees Older people Other groups People with health problems People with mental health problems


Administration/finance/fundraising Other activities Research/media/campaigning

Disabled access?


Expenses paid?


Childcare available?


Contact name

Will Anjos

Phone number