Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd

Charity registered in Scotland SC007270

Stirling CAB delivers free, confidential, impartial and independent information, advice, and support and representation services to the citizens of the area regardless of their age, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, disability, gender or any other social factor. Information, advice and support are provided on a very wide range of issues, with the greatest demand relating to welfare benefits, employment, consumer debt, housing and legal issues.

Current opportunity

Citizens Rights Project is focused on providing information about the EU Settlement Scheme, which involves the application process for the settled or pre-settled status for the EU/EEA/Swiss nationals, and their family members, living in the UK. We are looking for volunteers within: 1. community leaders, caseworkers, or local organisers with experience in social work or similar (i.e.: citizens’ rights, community development, cultural integration and diversity, migrant issues, vulnerable individuals and communities, etc.) 2. people who can speak Bulgarian, Hungarian, Portuguese, Latvian, Estonian, Czech or Slovak. Your role will be to provide information and advice about the EU Settlement Scheme and assist eligible EU/EEA/Swiss community members with the application process. As our volunteer you will: - learn about the EU Settlement Scheme - receive free training and OISC Level 1 (limited to EUSS) accreditation (i.e. you will become an immigration adviser limited to the EUSS) - acquire experience providing 1-2-1 advice under the supervision of an experienced immigration adviser - provide language and technological support in making applications to the EU Settlement Scheme - work closely with vulnerable EU/EEA/Swiss community members with complex needs and assist them in the process of securing their legal rights in the UK - join the network of organisations who support European communities in the UK We offer volunteer placements to willing and eligible candidates who can dedicate a few hours a week of their time. The placements are open to anyone with right to reside in the UK, and is not limited to UK and other EU nationals.