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Adviser – Uckfield Citizens Advice

About the Organisation

Wealden Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, independent and impartial advice and information and campaign on the big issues affecting people’s lives in Wealden. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. We are an independent charity and are part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination wherever we see it.

About the Opportunity

Wealden Citizens Advice are looking for volunteers in our friendly Uckfield office to help us deliver our service, giving information and advice to clients.

With full training, you’ll gain new skills, meet new people, and make a real difference to our clients by helping them overcome the problems they face.

We’re a registered charity providing people with free information and advice to help them solve their benefits, debt, employment, and other problems.

What we are looking for

You don’t need any specific qualifications, but you’ll need to be friendly, approachable, good at listening and have basic IT skills.

Ideally, you would be available one day a week between 9am – 3pm.

Practical Considerations

Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people including people with physical or mental health conditions. Talk to us at any stage of the recruitment process about what support or equipment would enable you to volunteer with us. Expenses are paid.

What skill you will need

No prior experience necessary.

What skills you will gain

You’ll gain new skills and experiences that could enhance your CV, the opportunity to meet new people, and you’ll be helping our clients overcome the problems they face and making a real difference to their lives.

For more information

If you would like more information about being a volunteer for the Wealden Citizens Advice, please call the Uckfield Volunteer Centre on 01825760019 or email us at office@uckfieldvolunteer.org.uk

Please complete our online application form here