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We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating and it can be difficult and stressful trying to work things out alone.

At Citizens Advice, we have highly trained volunteers who are ...

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Trustee - Citizens Advice Hertsmere

Trustee - Citizens Advice Hertsmere

Long term role · Flexible hours
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Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Services
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Summary

Trustees are needed across Hertfordshire to use their skills and knowledge to shape strategy and give direction to their local Citizens Advice

Detailed description

Trustees:

Local Citizens Advice trustees are volunteers who use their skills, knowledge and experience to help guide and govern their local Citizens Advice. They work with the Chief Executive and other staff to shape strategy and give direction to the local Citizens Advice.


What will you get out of it?

By volunteering with Citizens Advice you will:

  • Make a real difference to people’s lives
  • Have a positive impact on your community
  • Learn about a range of issues that affect our clients, including benefits and debt
  • Build on valuable skills such as communication and problem solving
  • Meet new people from a range of backgrounds


Citizens Advice volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and volunteer with us for different reasons. Our volunteer roles are varied, challenging and rewarding and our volunteers really enjoy being able to make a valuable contribution and have a positive impact on people’s lives.


Citizens Advice welcomes volunteers from all walks of life including those from all ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities, physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary.


Our volunteer roles:

As a volunteer at Citizens Advice you don’t need any specific requirements or experience. You’ll need to be friendly and approachable and have a respect for views, values and cultures that are different to your own. Some roles may require basic IT skills, good listening skills or good written skills.


As a volunteer you’ll receive an introduction to the service and training for your role as well as support and supervision throughout your time volunteering for us in addition to opportunities for development.

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
The organiser has marked this opportunity as filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Services

We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating and it can be difficult and stressful trying to work things out alone.

At Citizens Advice, we have highly trained volunteers who are invaluable to delivering our service and helping people find a way forward with the problems they face, and campaigning for changes to unfair policies and practices.

Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Services (HCAS) seeks to promote and develop the provision of advice giving services to the citizens of Hertfordshire. It does this by securing funding, forging strategic county-wide alliances and facilitating cooperation and collaboration between the 10 Citizens Advice Hertfordshire services.