Description

Volunteer for a youth led project to tackle hate speech on social media
Create 15 sec amateur videos
Create memes/ captions
Find catchy hashtags and slogans
to tackle the arguments that fuel hate speech on social media

Organisation aims and objectives

Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) has a remit to work across the areas of City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian Councils. The main objectives of ELREC are: To work towards the elimination of discrimination in all its forms, To reduce inequality and promote a culture of human rights, To promote good relations between persons of protected characteristics without distinction on grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age and creed; and To promote and organise cooperation in the achievement of the aforesaid purposes and to that end to bring together in ELREC, representatives of the statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in the furtherance of the aforesaid purposes within the Local Authority Council areas of the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

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Hours are flexible although min 2hr/wk is required.

Restrictions

Experience required: Interest in recording short (15sec) amateur videos Interest in creating captions/ memes Social media skills
Travel details: Initial work will be in ELREC offices at 14 Forth Street EH1 3LH. After the induction period, volunteers can continue working from home.
Minimum age: 15

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers need to fill in an expense claim form. Expenses will be paid weekly.
Training details: Induction training for ELREC volunteers Initial workshops on human rights, bias, hate speech and hate crime awareness
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.