Description

Make a difference and feel great.
Gain experience whilst giving back to your local community. Learn problem-solving techniques. Improve your people skills. Work as part of a team while demonstrating individuality.

Whatever time you have to give, for example, promote awareness of Youthinfo@CAB. Volunteers who would like to share their creativity and have an interest in social media, websites, creating posters.Information gathering on what is relevant to young people in the area this could be though various methods such as; organising focus groups within your school.Imaginative ideas in producing the Youthinfo@CAB Newsletter.

Becoming a volunteer adviser within the Bureau. n.b The minimum age for an adviser is 18.

Organisation aims and objectives

Roxburgh & Berwickshire CAB is an independent charity that provide free and confidential advice and information within your local community. There is a Citizens Advice Bureau in almost every community in Scotland, across almost 300 locations, helping more than 260,000 people each year. Because Citizens Advice Bureaux are managed and used by people within the community, they deliver services that meet the needs of local people. They provide practical advice, negotiate on behalf of clients and even represent them formally, such as at tribunal hearings. Common areas of inquiry include:- Benefits, Debt and money advice, Consumer issues, Work-related problems, Housing and Relationships

Restrictions

Experience required: Compassionate; Creative; Dedicated; Hardworking; Innovative; Imaginative.
Travel details: Kelso office, 20 Shedden Park Road, Kelso.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 40p per mile
Taster available: Yes
Training details: This position is guidance based where you can perform the role in a flexible manner, however if you wish to become an adviser: Sufficient training is available.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago