Volunteer

Volunteer  Our current volunteering opportunities
Adviser
  • Get trained to work with our clients to help them resolve their problems.
  • This can be in person, over the phone, by email or webchat.
Legal Administrator
  • Get trained to assist with the smooth running of our Central Law Group.
  • This will entail preparing documents, managing diaries and responding to emails and phone calls.
Treasurer
  • Working with the trustees and CEO to ensure the smooth running of the finances of the charity.
  • Preparing the accounts and the quarterly figures for reporting to the board.
Receptionist
  • Enjoy helping our clients face to face
  • Opportunities on Monday and Wednesday afternoons


Chelmsford Citizens Advice Bureau is always keen to hear from volunteers who are willing to help deliver our services.

Find out more about the various volunteer roles that exist in Citizens Advice.

Why volunteer?

Make a difference

It can be incredibly rewarding to contribute something non-financial to a cause you care about.

Boost your confidence

Trying something new and getting out of your comfort zone every now and then can do wonders for your confidence levels.

Do something interesting

Don’t let your spare time trickle away – fill it doing something interesting and challenging.

Meet new people

Tired of doing the same things with the same group of friends? Widen your circle and horizons by meeting people you might not normally.

Improve your prospects

Having volunteering on your CV demonstrates that you’re someone with initiative and a rounded life. Nearly one third of the volunteers who leave the service each year go on into paid work.

Get to know your community

Whether you’ve lived here for 20 years or have just moved in as a student, you’ll develop a great feel for the people.

Put your talents to use

Use it or lose it! Got the gift of languages? Volunteer as an interpreter. A flair for design? Create reception displays. The possibilities are endless.

Enjoy free training

Citizens Advice trainee advisers can gain a nationally recognised qualification through their training, and other skills like PR, campaigning and administration can be learnt on the job in a supportive environment.

Gain office-based work experience

Get ahead of the competition for jobs and university places with some real life experience. Law students, for example, can knock 6 months off their training contract by volunteering as an adviser.

We need you!

Seventy five per cent of the people who work in the Citizens Advice service are volunteers, and we simply wouldn’t be here for our clients without them.


See also our Salaried vacancies.


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