Volunteer Trustee

Trustee

Thank you for expressing an interest to volunteer with Citizens Advice Halton.  As a new volunteer you will receive an introduction to the charity and specific training for the role along with ongoing support throughout your time with us.

Could a Volunteer role with our Trustee Team be for you?

The team’s goal is to help guide and govern their local Citizens Advice.

What will you do?

  • Help to ensure high quality services are delivered
  • Use your skills to help lead the organisation to make sure it is financially sustainable
  • Promoting the service locally and complies with the law around insurance, recruitment and premises
  • Work with the chief executive and other staff to shape strategy and give direction

What’s in it for you?

  • Strategy and leadership skills
  • Increased employability
  • Positive community impact
  • Improve personal skills & experience
  • And we’ll reimburse travel expenses incurred too.

What abilities do you need?

  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have good IT skills
  • Be willing to learn about, and follow, the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies

How much time do you need to give?

The trustees usually meet around 6 times per year in the evening although you may need to work on key projects over the year which involve more time.

Valuing inclusion

Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and nonbinary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

What are the next steps?

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee then click the button below to download the Trustee Recruitment Pack.