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Volunteer for a rewarding experience

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Former solicitor Adrian Brown started volunteering in April 2019 at Citizens Advice Westminster. He describes his role and experience and encourages others to follow his example. Why did you choose Citizens Advice Westminster rather than any other charity? Prior to volunteering, I worked as a claimant personal injury solicitor. However, during my training contract and […]

Celebrating our fantastic volunteers

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Volunteering provides an opportunity to use your skills across a wide range of activities from community fundraising and policy and campaigns work to speaking to clients on our Adviceline and drop-in gateway services to assess their needs and ensure they get the best possible free, independent and expert advice. Look at what our volunteers say […]

Growing our vital network

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Citizens Advice service and the Westminster office relies on up to 40 volunteers to assist its 28 staff to deliver its essential community services. “So it is very important that we maintain a strong network pool. Many people can only give up their time for a few months, so […]

Changing people’s lives

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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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