Citizens Advice is a charity with a network of 316 independent local offices throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. Our branch is situated in Sudbury.
Purpose of the role
To recruit volunteers for the Sudbury and District Citizens Advice, matching skills, availability and aptitude to the roles available.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
Responsibility for volunteer recruitment.
Talking to potential volunteers.
Developing / running a recruitment campaign.
Responding to volunteer enquiries by telephone, letter or email.
Producing publicity advertising for volunteers.
Sending out publicity to relevant organisations.
Identifying possible roles for volunteers.
Compiling and maintaining a database of volunteer contact details.
Dealing with volunteer referrals and paperwork for new volunteer inductions.
Designing / contributing to an induction handbook for volunteers.
Personal skills and qualities that a volunteer recruitment officer needs:
A commitment to the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice service.
Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
A willingness to attend training and other meetings.
To be approachable and friendly.
Ability to work on own initiative.
To be able to work as part of a team.
To have some experience of recruitment.
If you are interested, please contact our recruitment team for an application form or to organise an informal chat at: