Social Policy Co-ordinator
When We Need You
From 12/02/2004 onwards
Every day clients come to the bureau with problems from which it is possible to gather information on local or national trends/issues. Citizens Advice Scotland use this information to help them lobby government departments or other authorities to prevent injustice or the abuse of human rights. The social policy co-ordinator is responsible for helping to identify such issues, gathering evidence and passing on the information to the bureau management and CAS staff. He/she is also required to liase with CAS staff in order to feed back relevant requests to volunteers. He/she will chair a social policy committee within the bureau to establish effective participation.
About East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau
To ensure that no individual suffers through lack of knowledge of their rights.
Skills & Experience
The volunteer must have a commitment to the aims and principles of the CAB. He/she must have good communication skills, be able to set up and control data and monitoring systems, therefore, he/she will be computer literate.
At the main Bureau, 5 Dalrymple Court Kirkintilloch. Kirkintilloch is easily accessible by public transport or there is ample car parking available.
He/she must be able to work as part of a team, and be willing to attend meetings and training courses.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Interview
Advice / Information giving
Human / Civil rights/ Justice
Public transport or car mileage 35p per mile.
Frequency & Commitment
4 hours per Week. Minimum Commitment: 6 Month
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
5 Dalrymple Court
Contact: East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action
Tel: 0141 578 6680