One way to make a difference is to give your time.
Volunteering Roles Available
Advisers are the backbone of everything we do, they are people who give up their time to help people access the information they need to improve their situation. This role works best for someone who sees working with us as something they want to do long term.
Campaigners stand up for people’s rights. They are involved in lobbying (making contact with those who create policies) and working with the media to fight for your rights. This role suits people who are self motivated and passionate – you need to spend a lot of time talking to advisers and clients to understand their frustrations when things appear to be working against them.
Fundraisers make a difference by raising the cash that’s needed to keep Advice Space going. They work across business development, marketing and PR. If you are passionate, believe in our cause and can enthuse other don’t be backwards in coming forward - this is the role for you.
Receptionists are the first point of contact for the many people who get in touch with Advice Space, they set the tone for how a client feels about us. In so many ways they add value, a smile, a helping hand and a presence that makes clients feel relaxed and at ease in our offices.
Volunteers in social media use online platforms like Facebook and Twitter to grow the Advice Space network and promote its message. Self motivated, trustworthy, tech savvy and creative with a passion for people and their rights will mean that you can make a difference where its needed.
Being a trustee puts you at the heart of Advice Space. When a Board of Trustees is effective it can make a huge difference to the lives of those who rely on the charity and those who work for it. Leadership with a strong emphasis on a one team approach is essential in this role.
Help provide ‘assisted digital support’ with using services and carrying out transactions online. Promote the use of kiosks / PCs and the role of information in resolving problems and help enable and empower clients to develop the skills and confidence they need to use digital technology effectively.