Advice & Advocacy - Advice Giving

  • VO32294


Description

Similar to the role of the Citizens Advice Bureau, volunteers will support paid staff members in advising the public on a range of issues, including benefits, employment, housing, DWP pensions, law and consumer matters.

Organisation aims and objectives

To help the general public with benefit related issues housing, council tax, general advice work, tribunal rep, refils for DWP, telephone enquirey, dept, consumer.

Availability

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10 hours per Week. Minimum Commitment: 3 Month

Restrictions

No specific restrictions specified
Experience required: Full training is provided for volunteers and although no previous skills are required, volunteers should have an interest in advice work and be interested in problem solving and working with others
Travel details: At the Tannochside Advice & Information Centre in Uddingston
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: No information about out of pocket expenses
Training details: Advice Training & ongoing support provided to volunteers by paid staff & other volunteers
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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