Volunteer Advisor

  • VO32122


Description

We will train you to provide advice to local people regarding social security benefits, tax credits, fuel poverty and many other issues. You will need to be a good listener, open minded and non-judgemental. In return, you will receive training and experience in all aspects of welfare rights. All volunteers are required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Organisation aims and objectives

To promote the interests of unemployed people, the unwaged and those on a low income. Provide info, advice and support. Provide resource facilities for education and self help. To promote awareness of the issues affecting unemployed people. To promote and establish links with local employers towards tackling the problems of employment. to liase with all the relevent agencies and external bodies.

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Restrictions

Experience required: We will provide on-the-job training for volunteers. There will also be the opportunity to attend occasional external training & e-learning opportunities too.
Travel details: The Muirfield Centre (1A South Muirhead Road, Cumbernauld, G67 1AX) is centrally located in Cumbernauld with easy access to bus stops and plenty of parking, including disabled parking.

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: None
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago