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6. Communications Specialists

What does the Communications Specialist role involve?

The Comms role is one of the most important in the team. Your aim is to represent your team and StreetDoctors online, increase the reach of StreetDoctors locally and nationally, and aid communication across the charity. Keeping your social media updated and on brand is key!

Externally the role involves:

Internally the role involves:


If you need any help, have any questions, have been contacted by any media or want to chat about any communications ideas you have, contact Frances Breeveld, Communications and Policy Officer on



Google drive folder – where everything is! training and resources such as logos, quotes & photos (access using your team’s Google login)


Canva – for making graphics. Email Frances for the log in details. Use templates in folder “New templates 2021 – copy before use”

Buffer – for scheduling posts across the different social media channels. Create your own team’s account using your team’s email


Safeguarding young people online as Communications Specialists


What is StreetDoctors? Messaging guidance

StreetDoctors Branding guidelines

Ideas for creating content