Get Involved

Be part of the next 80 years of volunteering at South Lakes Citizens Advice.
South Lakes Citizens Advice wants people to be part of the next 80 years of its history by
volunteering with them.

The Citizens Advice service started almost 80 years ago on the eve of the Second World
War and is supported by 22,000 volunteers across England and Wales.

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.

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.’