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Norwich, Norfolk (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

Norfolk Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, accredited and impartial advice. We are looking for people who wish to contribute to the wellbeing of their local communities and develop their own skills and experience. 

What will you be doing?

We provide free, confidential, accredited and impartial advice, campaigning on big issues affecting people's lives. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face.

We are an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales. People come to us with all sorts of issues: money, benefit, housing or employment problems. We help people who may be facing a crisis, or just considering their options.

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination wherever we see it.

We are looking for people who wish to contribute to the wellbeing of their local communities and welcome the opportunity to develop their own skills and experience.

What are we looking for?

No formal qualifications are required and we welcome trustees from a wide range of backgrounds. We are particularly interested in strengthening our skills in finance, fundraising and/development, people and culture and property management.

Experience in the health and social care sector, local government and local corporate organisations would also be helpful.

What difference will you make?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Trustee at Norfolk Citizens Advice – a local charity for the whole community. You will be joining us at a time when there is increased demand for our services, as the economic challenges impact on people’s financial circumstances and their general well-being.

Our immediate imperative is to continue to maintain excellence in service delivery. Citizens Advice is a service that prizes quality very highly, and earlier this year we secured the highest levels of accreditation for our advice service that can be attained. We have long been a bold organisation that has the confidence to forge new paths and new relationships in pursuit of our commitments and stated objectives.

It is vital that our trustees share our passion for supporting our communities, valuing diversity, promoting equality and challenging discrimination wherever we see it. 

Before you apply

Your application should comprise a CV along with a supporting statement indicating how you meet the person specifications of the role and your motivations for applying. If you would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please request this in your email and we will arrange a conversation with the Chair of the Board of Trustees, David Browne.

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Posted on: 03 November 2023
Closed date: 26 January 2024 at 14:30
Job ref: J92501
Tags: Finance

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