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Volunteer Experienced Advisers needed for Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Bromsgrove and Redditch


Posted over 30 days ago...

Citizens Advice give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward whoever they are, and whatever their problem. As part of our research and campaigns work we make things better for people.  


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Bromsgrove, B61 0DD

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

As a Volunteer Adviser you will assist clients over the telephone via email and face to face, using your research skills and our trusted sources of information and advice. We are looking for advisers to work within our office as part of a team of volunteers. Some examples of how you can assist clients might include

explore what benefits a client is entitled to and help them to complete a benefit application form assist a client to appeal a benefit decision complete a benefit calculation on behalf of a client assist a client to complete a letter of grievance to their employer assist a client facing eviction

What are we looking for?

be friendly and approachable be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own prior experience in advising clients have good listening skills have excellent verbal and written communication skills have good maths and IT skills be able to understand information and explain it to others 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

What difference will you make?

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, listening and problem solving, and increase your employability work with a range of different people, independently and in a team. have a positive impact in your community. a Citizens Advice training certificate and a Citizens Advice generalist  adviser certificate on completion of training


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