ID: 159015

Communications Officer Volunteer – Tobacco Control

Health Regular - more than 6 months Woolloomooloo NSW

About this opportunity

• Learn and develop your administrative and program coordination skills in the workplace • Volunteer for a great organisation working towards a cancer-free future

CCNSW Diversity and Inclusion statement Cancer Council NSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences, and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups. As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, please get in touch with us.

Outline of the role: Cancer Council NSW is a community funded, community focused cancer charity dedicated to working towards a cancer-free future. There are things that we can all do every day to help make this happen.

The Tobacco Control Unit (TCU) is part of the Cancer Prevention and Advocacy Division of CCNSW. With an estimated 13% of all cancers in Australia attributable tobacco, including 81% of lung cancer cases, the Tobacco Control Unit works to eliminate the burden of tobacco on the NSW community.

The team work to reduce disparities in smoking prevalence between disadvantaged populations and the general population; reduce exposure to second-hand smoke; and control the supply of tobacco products, other nicotine delivery devices and any products that influence smoking.

As Communications Officer, you will be working to an established communication plan aimed at advancing the work of the TCU in line with Cancer Council’s strategic plan.

Based at our Woolloomooloo office, you will be: • Supporting the delivery of the TCU Communication Plan. • Coordinating mail outs and content for Email Direct Marketing campaigns. • Content creation and design collateral using Canva. • Database Management including data entry, running reports and updating records. • Maintain sound knowledge of Cancer Council NSW Communication and Branding Guidelines. Our ideal volunteer will: • Have availability for one day per week for 12 months, starting mid Feb 2021 • Possess great communication skills with a clear telephone manner • Be willing to learn, grow and contribute as part of a talented team • Have ability to follow instructions and take initiative • Have a commitment to the cause of Cancer Council NSW

Benefits of the role for the volunteer: • You will develop your existing skills and gain experience in public health program coordination • Gain invaluable experience in a leading cancer charity • Join a fantastic team of volunteers and staff • You’ll have access to our benefits, including a 15% discount at our retail stores across NSW, exclusive health insurance benefits and much more. Check out our website under volunteering for more information.

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How to apply: Why wait! Apply online and you will receive instructions on how to send your application to us.

Applications close Monday 1 February 2021.

For further information regarding this role, please first apply and you will be provided with contact details. (Seek policy).

For more information about volunteering and Cancer Council NSW, please go to our website.

Type of work
  • Marketing, Media & Communications