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Posts tagged: volunteer

Becoming a ‘virtual’ volunteer

Sue Hillman, Policy and Campaigns volunteer, has had to work from home since the start of lockdown. She describes what it has been like to work as a virtual volunteer. “I started volunteering with Citizens Advice Westminster back in 2012 and generally I work with them around 8 months a year as I head to […]

From volunteer to training supervisor

Volunteering at Citizens Advice has long been recognised as an effective way to develop new skills and experience and, for many, has been a way into the workforce or to bridge the gap after a career break. Adam Zaki charts his career at Citizens Advice Westminster, where he has progressed from volunteer to Training and […]

Changing people’s lives

When people find out I volunteer, they sometimes ask what I gain from it since I’m not getting paid. The answer is simple: there is nothing like the feeling of excitement mixed with nervousness you get before a workshop, because you’re wondering who will be there and what the group dynamic will be like.

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