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Volunteer

Our service could not be delivered without the time, experience and skills of our Volunteers.  Could you be one of them?  We have a number of roles. This leaflet also provides a useful overview of volunteering with the Citizens Advice service.

Advisers

Advisers work with people to explore the problems they face and the options available to them.  They support people with a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing and employment.  We need Volunteers who can commit to 1-2 days a week for at least a year.  You would need to undergo 3 months initial training, followed by a further 6 – 9 months to gain your certificate.

Fundraisers

We always need help fundraising! No experience is required as tasks generally include researching potential funders, which can be done over the internet either from our offices or from home. Fundraising tasks can last a couple of weeks to several months, so you can do as much as you want to in a flexible manner.

Greeters (Skipton only)

We are recruiting now for volunteers to be trained to greet and assist our clients at a venue in Skipton (Tuesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 4.30pm) and South Craven Library (Mondays between 1 and 5pm).

Click here for further details and to apply

IT Support

We always need people with IT skills to support our systems, computers and website. You don’t need to be an IT expert, just willing to learn and help. This kind of volunteering can be on a regular or ad-hoc basis.

Trustees

Our Trustees oversee the governance of the charity and meet approximately every two months to review progress, set strategy and make decisions. More information about being a trustee is available here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charity-trustee-whats-involved 

Have a look at our current opportunities and see whether you could be one of them.

Volunteer at our Craven office (Skipton)

Volunteer at our Harrogate office

Volunteer at our Ripon office