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Volunteering in Tameside
When someone calls Citizens Advice, will you be there?

Why not train to become a Citizens Advice Volunteer Gateway Assessor or Adviser?

The people of Tameside need YOU!

The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

As a Volunteer, you will play a central role in tackling injustice, reducing poverty and social exclusion, and enabling people to realise their full potential.

  • The Gateway role involves listening to clients, gathering details, and researching information to empower them to manage their problems. 
  • Adviser roles give more in-depth advice and support on the options available to people with more complex problems and the kind of action they can take.

All our roles make a real difference to the lives of local people!

About Citizens Advice Tameside

Our Volunteers deliver the gateway service face to face at our offices. Some of our Volunteers continue their training to become Generalist face to face advisers.   

What are we looking for?

No formal qualifications are needed. You must be enthusiastic about learning and applying new knowledge (with our support) motivated, and able to commit your time. You will be committed to fairness, social justice and equality. Citizens Advice volunteers benefit from free training, ongoing support and reinbursment of travel expenses.

Training can result in an accredited qualification which, along with the experience of volunteering itself, helps people develop skills for life.

A commitment of 6 hours per week for a minimum of six months is required.

Fancy volunteering at Citizens Advice Tameside? Apply online and then you will receive an email from a member of our team with more information and an application form.

Simply click here to Volunteer at Tameside

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