Angus Citizens Advice Bureau is an independent advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people throughout the region.
Since its establishment in 1985, Angus CAB now has offices in Arbroath, Forfar and Montrose which are supported by volunteers and staff members. The Bureau supports individuals with a number of enquiries each year whilst project staff provide specialist support on topics including social security, debt, utilities, NHS concerns and complaints and support for the armed forces and their families.
Angus Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Volunteer Training and Development Officer to develop our volunteer capability post-COVID. The role will involve working closely with the Operations Manager to explore opportunities for our traditional face to face advice service, as well as identifying a new volunteering strategy for our multi-channel service.
The successful candidate should have a proven track record in developing and delivering training sessions. Applicants should be adaptable, flexible and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Committed and supportive to the needs and skills of others, you will be able to work both on your own initiative as well as part of a team. You should have the ability to build and maintain relationships both within the organisation and with external partners. The successful candidate shall have the ability to inspire others about our service and thrive on helping us to build a team of dedicated and passionate volunteers.
We are seeking a Children’s and Young Person (CYP) Advocacy Worker who has experience of providing support to CYP and is passionate about CYP having their voice heard and views taken into account. This post will focus on providing advocacy support to CYP within the Children’s Hearing System.
The candidate must have experience or interest in supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice; and, the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.
We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you. AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.