Volunteering from Home , Durham City

A marketeer is required to help the DASH Business Development Manager with marketing and communications to promote the charity, raise the profile of homelessness in County Durham and engage with a wide ranging audience from potential sponsors and supporters to businesses wishing to corporate volunteer, potential volunteers, trustees and others.


The role will involve researching, writing, networking and producing promotional materials and messages to highlight the work DASH does and engender support from a range of businesses and individuals. This role can be fulfilled based in the DASH headquarters or remotely and therefore a flexible approach to work location and communications is required.

Skills & Qualities

This role requires imagination, excellent communications skills and innovative thinking to engage with a wide audience across a range of communications platforms including the DASH website and social media. The volunteer will need to have good verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate widely using a range of communications platforms including web and social media.

When & Where?

Hudson House, Gort Place, Gilesgate, Durham

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

This role can be carried out remotely but access to a computer and the internet is essential. Out of pocket expenses will be covered and training and support will be provided where required.

Volunteer Benefits

DASH provides accommodation and support to homeless people and people at risk of homelessness including a project specifically for women with multiple and complex needs. As a DASH volunteer you will be involved in helping the charity in its core work of providing accommodation and support to vulnerable individuals. The volunteering you do will help the organisation to be self-supporting and sustainable.
DASH has achieved the Volunteering Kitemark and as a responsible organisation we are committed to providing a well-managed volunteer programme where volunteers are welcomed, respected and valued.

Other Information

DASH endeavours to be an organisation in which no-one experiences discrimination or disadvantage and we are committed to taking action to make this a reality.

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Type: Marketing & Communications, Media, Social Media, Fundraising
Recognition of Quality Volunteer Experience

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