Description

What might you be doing?

• Keeping up-to-date with social policy issues
• Maintain the profile of social policy within the bureau
• Contribute to effective social policy work within the bureau
• Maintain an effective system for the handling Bureau Evidence Forms

Citizens Advice Bureaux are local, independent charities that provide free and confidential advice and information whoever you are and whatever your problem. There is a CAB in almost every community in Scotland, across almost 300 locations, helping more than 260,000 people each year.

Organisation aims and objectives

Citizens Advice Bureaux are local, independent charities that provide free and confidential advice and information whoever you are and whatever your problem. There is a CAB in almost every community in Scotland, across almost 300 locations, helping more that 260,000 people each year.

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The Volunteer Social Policy Worker would be asked to commit to a minimum 2 sessions per month

Restrictions

Experience required: Commitment to justice Understanding of the importance of social policy work. Understanding of key current social issues, and their potential impact on clients. Good administrative skills Willing to work as part of a team. A good level of written and spoken English Able to work on your own initiative, within given guidelines.
Travel details: Lothian and First Bus Service
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Day saver tickets can be provided for local bus service from home address Mileage from home address to bureau can also be reimbursed at £0.45 per mile Lunch allowance for individuals covering a full day of volunteering. Can be paid daily, weekly or monthly
Training details: Induction on CAB systems and procedures with ongoing volunteer development and support.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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