Volunteer Client Service Meet and Greet – Lancing Library

Citizens Advice in West Sussex (North, South, East)

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Role Purpose

We are looking for volunteers to help provide our service in your local community. Do you have spare time to offer your client service skills in your local Library to meet and greet our clients who contact our service for help and advice?

This role will give you excellent opportunity to progress further to become a volunteer adviser.

As a Client Service Administrator, you will:

  • Meet and greet our clients and other visitors
  • Explain advice process and offer information about our services
  • Point out leaflets, self- help materials and navigate clients to our website pages
  • Set up new clients on our database and record client information, book client appointments
  • Administrative tasks.

Skills

As a Client Service Meet and Greet, you need to:

  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Be open-minded and non-judgemental
  • Be confident to work independently
  • Have good IT skills ( Microsoft, database )
  •  Have some awareness of potential needs of vulnerable clients.

Benefits

All our volunteers get something different from their volunteering experience.  Some of the benefits include:

  • Making a real difference to people's lives - including helping them deal with the additional worry and pressures created by COVID-19.
  • The chance to connect with new people and learn a lot about the community you live in.
  • Being part of a friendly and enthusiastic team of volunteers and staff with a shared purpose.
  • Training, development and experience to help strengthen your CV.

Practical Considerations

Other Information:

  • You will be based at the Lancing Library, supported by a Supervisor.
  • You will need to be available Tuesday afternoons, starting as soon as possible.
  • You will need your own IT equipment and access to Wi-Fi for digital training.
  • We ask for a minimum 6 months commitment , 4h a week.
  • Travel expenses are paid.


We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and welcome applications from people with all range of abilities for the skills that they bring. 

When do I need to be available?

Details Tuesday afternoons. We ask for a commitment of 6 months, 4 hours a week.
Morning Afternoon Evening
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Where does this role take place?

Library
Penstone Park
Lancing
BN15 9DL

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • Training