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North & West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice is an independent and local charity that offers confidential and impartial advice on debt, housing, benefits and consumer and employment issues. Every year ...

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Engagement Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
Poverty reductionPeople with disabilitiesRefugees & minorities
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North and West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice
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Summary

We are looking for an Engagement Volunteer to support with engaging with community groups and schools and promoting our fundraising message.

Detailed description

What will you do? 

  • give and presentations to community groups and schools 
  • work alongside other volunteers, staff, and members of the public, demonstrating professionalism and communication skills 
  • talk knowledgably about North and West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice and give information about advice we provide and how to donate 
  • promote North & West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice’s fundraising message 


What’s in it for you? 

  • make a real difference to people’s lives  
  • learn about a range of issues such as benefits, debt, employment and housing 
  • build on valuable skills such as communication, and problem solving, and increase your employability 
  • work with a range of different people, independently, in a team and within your local community 
  • have a positive impact in your community 
  • access to training and an introduction to the charity/welfare sectors 
  • reimbursement of expenses 


 What do you need to have? 

You don’t need specific qualifications or skills but you’ll need to: 

  • be friendly and approachable 
  • be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own 
  • have a positive attitude towards fundraising 
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection 
  • be willing to undertake training in your role 


Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. 

 

If you are interested in becoming a fundraising volunteer and would like to discuss flexibility around location, time, ‘what you will do’ and how we can support you please contact us.  

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About North and West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice

North & West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice is an independent and local charity that offers confidential and impartial advice on debt, housing, benefits and consumer and employment issues. Every year North & West Gloucestershire Citizens Advice supports over 14,500 people and we need volunteers to continue this work.