Information & Advice volunteer

People and communities | Social justice and democracy

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Location: 1 Thorpe Close, London, W10 5XL (see map)

Travel: Westbourne Park station. Ladbroke Grove Station bus stop.

Start date: 24/06/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • The Information and Advice volunteer role involves providing basic information and advice on housing and welfare benefits and assist with form filling. Local knowledge and experience of providing information and advice is very beneficial.
  • Help with welfare benefits, housing and community care issues.
  • Planning for Later LifeAdvice on financial well -being and life changing events.
  • Support PlanningAdvice on care options in the home.
  • Case work one to one help with complex issues.
  • Information about local services.

What impact will this have?

  • Age UK Kensington & Chelsea is a local Charity working with and for older people. We aim to promote independence and well -being in later life, encouranging self -help and peer support.
  • The Information & Advice volunteer role involves providing basic information and advice on housing & welfare benefits & assist with form filling. Local knowledge & experience of providing information & advice is very beneficial.
  • Information & Advice is a free and confidential service that can be accessed by telephone or by dropping into our office. Home visits can be arranged by appointment.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Commitment needs to be regular, ideally weekly.
  • 3 -4 hours a week

Expenses

  • We will reimburse out of pocket expenses.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Interpersonal
  • Professional
  • Technology
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Interpersonal

Training

  • You will receive an induction to the organisation along with guidelines and good practise for volunteering

Location

1 Thorpe Close, London, W10 5XL

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