Many people are struggling to pay their bills and put food on the table and more and more people are coming to us for help. We are looking for caring and reliable people to join our happy Debt Advice Team.
Do you want to gain valuable work experience or put something back into your community? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Time commitment: 3-4 hours a week
Location: The Salvation Army, Bull Pond Lane, Dunstable LU6 3AH
Further information: If you’d like to discuss this role further please contact: Fiona Simpson on 01582 343680 (Tuesday 9 - 3, Wednesday 9 – 3 or Thursday 9 - 1) or email email@example.com
Special considerations: DBS required
Are you keen to put your digital skills to good use or gain practical experience in social media to support future career aspirations? This voluntary role will provide practical support to the Salvation Army's Employment Plus service based in Angus and Dundee, by initiating and growing our online presence. Keep all of our digital platform accounts fresh, exciting and up-to-date. Help promote Employment plus activities including volunteer recruitment.
What you'll be doing:
Commitment: Time commitment is around 2 hours per week and will be agreed with the EDC responsible for regions.
Location: Forfar, Angus. Role can be done remotely.
Further information: please see role description attached.
Are you able to explain things in a friendly straight-forward way? Do you have patience and understanding?
If so, we’d love to hear from you. We are passionate about supporting people who have been affected by debt with practical support at a local level. We cannot do this without the help of compassionate and committed volunteers.
This rewarding role offers the opportunity to support people with the steps towards a debt-free life.
You’ll need great communication skills and lots of empathy. You may have interview skills and or customer service experience and being comfortable with IT would be useful.
It is important in this role to put the client at ease in order to get a full understanding of their financial situation so the ability to carefully listen whilst taking detailed notes is important.
As one of our volunteers, you will receive specialised training and regular support from our Debt Advice team. We are a faith based organisation and our programmes are open to all. We do not require our staff or volunteers to have a faith but to support our mission and values.
Role: Volunteer Debt Adviser (please check role description for more information)
Volunteer debt advisers work with people who are struggling to pay off debt. They help their clients to find ways to repay debt affordably and provide advice on dealing with the impacts of debt. Volunteers will assist with general administration as well as with the running of the budget training course.
Location: Edinburgh City
Emilio Faria - Debt Advice Coordinator
What you’ll be doing:
What you’ll get from us:
Main points of contact:
Responsible to Debt Advice Co-ordinator, or person acting in this capacity
Accountable to the Commanding Officer
Finance: The role is unpaid but reasonable expenses will be paid
Availability: The time commitment will be agreed with the line-manager
Our voluntary roles are subject to an informal interview and introductory period. Before you can start volunteering you’ll need to provide:
At TSA we don’t want you to be out of pocket by volunteering, so we are happy to reimburse any agreed out of pocket expenses you incur whilst volunteering.
Location: Edinburgh Gorgie
Accountable to: Emilio De Abreu Faria
Location: Edinburgh Granton
Commitment: 2-4 hours a week as required
What you’ll be doing:
Main points of contact: Responsible to Debt Advice Co-ordinator, or person acting in this capacity
Practical Considerations: Our voluntary roles are subject to an informal interview and introductory period. Before you can start volunteering you’ll need to provide:
Are you a good listener? Are you non-judgemental and compassionate? Do you possess good adminstration skills? If yes, we are looking for volunteer debt advisers to help us extend our support. This is a great opportunity to use your skills to support those who are experiencing debt or need budgeting support. You would be working with the Coordinator to interview and gain a full understanding of a client’s financial situation, record financial and other relevant information summarising agreed action points and timescales and help signpost clients if additional help and support is needed which does not relate to debt. We have a great team of staff and volunteers and would love to welcome you!
Location: The Salvation Army – Bolton South, Aldred St, Bolton. BL3 3QZ
Time commitment: Fexible, we would welcome a discussion with you.
Further information: As part of The Salvation Army Corps in Bolton South which is a friendly community Church, we offer a free, confidential and impartial Debt Advice Service which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We can also offer budgeting advice and can signpost to other support organisations if appropriate and with the agreement of the client.
We operate on an appointment-only service and can offer face-to-face or telephone day-time, evening and weekend appointments by arrangement.
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If you’d like to discuss this role further please contact Jane McEwing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01204 282075