Get Involved

Current Volunteer Status:-

We urgently need volunteers who will help with caseworker support and admin work, especially in Ulverston and Kendal, so if you have a few hours to spare and think you could help, please get in touch on the number below.  We will be happy to offer training if needed.

Help Us

Become a volunteer, there are lots of ways you can help

  • Volunteer Advisers help people with their problems via telephone or face-to-face interviews.  We provide free training via attending a one-day-a-week course.
  • Volunteer Trustees get involved in the way our bureau is run through our governing Trustee Board.
  • Volunteer Administrators help with running the general offices which may include telephone work, IT, filing, photocopying and updating information on our databases.
  • Other roles are available.

 

For more information on any of these volunteering roles contact 015394 47185 or email [email protected].  Alternatively, you can download an application pack here:-

and return it to us at either the above email address or by post to the Kendal office.

Not Sure which role might suit you best?

Why not have a go at our easy quiz. It’s designed to point you in the direction of the right role for you.

https://goo.gl/uHsqYw.

Why volunteer for Citizens Advice?

There are wide ranging benefits to volunteering for Citizens Advice including:

  • Free accredited training
  • Learning new skills
  • Reaching out and making a difference in your local community
  • Improving your employability skills
  • Making new friends

 

What our volunteers say:

 

‘Volunteering keeps your mind working.’

‘The training has been excellent with support available throughout.’

‘It opens your mind.’

‘I’ve learned a lot about other walks of life and it gives you a better understanding of society as a whole.’

‘It requires effort and an enquiring mind; the reward is being able to help people.’

 ‘I’ve learned lots about a wide variety of topics.’

‘It gives me a focus to the week.’

‘I work with a great team of people.’