Volunteer Advisor

  • VO46849
  • Board/trustee role


Description

As a volunteer advisor you will undertake full training and be supported gradually to become an adviser. This will involve interviewing clients and using the CAB information system give clients up to date and accurate information. You will explore options with clients and talk about the different ways their problems might be tackled, or offer practical help such as filling in a form, writing a letter, doing a benefit calculation, or making a phone call. The CAB has people from all walks of life and provides a vital service to the islands, this is a great opportunity to be part of something special. We have a small but committed and friendly staff team and are always looking for people who would like to get involved. If you have an interest but also some questions, the best thing you can do is have them answered. Come in and see the training officer or manager on Westview Terrace and discuss if this is the right opportunity for you. It really is a great opportunity.

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Work at least one session a week in the bureau and attend staff meetings as required.Weekdays

Restrictions

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Experience required: Good listeners, sympathetic, socially aware, good at communicating with others and willing to learn. You don't need formal qualifications to be an advice worker - CAB will give you full training.
Travel details: At the office. Travel expenses paid.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: Yes
Training details: Training takes 4 months and time for home learning. Also need to spend time on ongoing learning and keeping up with information.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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