Description

We are a Christian based charity and our mission is to help those most in need. Our area covers helping people in financial hardship and/or debt. We work with clients with a variety of issues and have various in house support and work closely with other organisations to get people the best help possible.
The Debt Advice service has been running for many years now and we have an ever increasing demand for our services. We are looking for individuals who have a keen interest in the Salvation Army’s work and would be keen to join our team to help and support those going through financial difficulties. If you are reliable, have the ability to keep confidences, able to record information accurately, computer literate and have good listening skills and the ability to empathize with our clients and fully understand the situation they are in and how it affects them and passionate about helping others then we would love to hear from you.

We offer full training in the form of I-learn portal or training day, Generalist Advice Training, Debt Advice Service Induction, Client Management System.
Your tasks will include interviewing clients to gain a full understanding of their situation, record financial information, complete paperwork, sign post clients, undertake administrative tasks.
This is a volunteer role and hours can be discussed and agreed and reasonable expenses will be paid.
Due to the level of investment and training we give our volunteers we would ask for an initial commitment of 12 months.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide affordable, good quality recycled furniture to the community. In particular helping those people who have previously been homeless, and now being rehomed. We will also be offering training and work experience to people coming through the criminal justice system.

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10 hours per week At least 6 months placement

Frequency and commitment details

Due to the level of investment and training we give our volunteers we would ask for an initial commitment of 12 months.This is a volunteer role and hours can be discussed and agreed and reasonable expenses will be paid.

Restrictions

Travel details: The Salvation Army, Drip Road Stirling FK8 1RA
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: You can come find out what we can do.
Training details: A 3 part training course is needed, however as long as part 1 & 2 are completed to get started online training is also available Due to the level of investment and training we give our volunteers we would ask for an initial commitment of 12 months.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated a month 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.