Interviewer

Volunteers at the Citizens Advice Bureau are the first point of contact for people looking for information.
Volunteers will meet people in the office, help them find information, and refer them on to another service if needed.
In less busy times, volunteers also assist in the general running of the office by helping with admin duties.
Citizens Advice Bureau in Blenheim is open every weekday between 9:30am and 4pm so volunteers will need to be available during these times. YOU CHOOSE between morning or afternoon shifts.
Full training is given; the initial training is two hours per week for six weeks and additional trainings are held monthly.
Volunteers will need to have good communication skills; especially the ability to listen.

Volunteers of any age are welcome to apply; what matters is that you are friendly, mature, and reliable.
A criminal record check may be required.

As a volunteer with Citizens Advice, you will be joining a fabulous team of friendly people from many different backgrounds and professions. You will learn skills and information that will be valuable not only to CAB clients, but also to you and your whanau. This is also a great opportunity to give back and/or pay it forward by supporting other members of your community!

Requirements:

Communication skills, listening skills, organisation, time management, and a willingness to learn.
No age limit.

✅ Volunteers will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for this role.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Half-day shifts; YOU CHOOSE between morning and afternoon.
YOU CHOOSE between once per fortnight, once per week, or more often.
You will need to be able to attend regular training sessions.
Medium- to long-term commitment.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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