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Employment Opportunities

Trainee Generalist Adviser

Please find, to the right, our Job Pack for a Trainee Generalist Adviser. 

You can also download it here.

The role is a fixed term, 1 year contract, although this is likely to be extended depending on funding.

£23,400 per annum, increasing when fully trained.

37.5 hours a week.

We offer to staff:

Please see the Job Pack for the Role Profile and Person Specification and details of how to apply. Please follow the application instructions or your application may not be accepted.

Closing Date: 10 June 2024 10.00am

Job Pack.pdf

Volunteering Opportunities


Volunteer Adviser

Based in Clay Cross (near Chesterfield) in an accessible building with plenty of free and accessible parking.


What will you do?

Some examples of what you could do

Other roles
If you don’t want to undertake the full training involved to be a full adviser there may be other suitable rolls such as;


What’s in it for you?


And we’ll reimburse expenses too.


If you're training to be a solicitor and you train and volunteer as a local Citizens Advice adviser, you may be able to get up to six months off your solicitor training contract. See Solicitors Regulation Authority for more information.


What do you need to have?

You don’t need specific qualifications or skills but you’ll need to:


How much time do you need to give?

Ideally, we ask for 4 hours per week, which can be over one day or spread over two days, for at least 12 months.  We can be flexible so talk to us if this doesn’t suit.


Valuing inclusion

Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates. We also welcome applications from, LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates.  If you are interested in becoming an adviser and would like to discuss flexibility around location, time, ‘what you will do’ and how we can support you please contact us. In some circumstances there may even be an option for home working.


How to Apply
To apply, please download our Application form or you can email Claire at cchatterton@nedcab.org.uk and request a volunteering application form.

If you would like to have a chat with us first please contact our Volunteer Co-orindator, Claire Chatterton, on 07305078145.

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Social Media Volunteer

Citizens Advice North East Derbyshire give free, confidential, impartial advice across North East Derbyshire and Bolsover Districts, covering a wide range of subjects such as Welfare Rights, Debt, Consumer Issues, Employment and Housing.

Help us connect with our community

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative Volunteer to join our Social Media team and assist us in creating engaging content and promote our service across the region.

If you have a background or interest in online marketing or social media, please get in touch to see how you can help us to help our local community.

We are specifically looking for confident, outgoing people to appear on our podcast and videos highlighting and promoting the work we do.

Learn about our service, and help others access the advice they need.

What will you do?

What’s in it for you?


And we’ll reimburse expenses too.


What do you need to have?

You don’t need specific qualifications or skills but you’ll need to:

Although not essential, any of the following would be an advantage:

How much time do you need to give?
We can be flexible about the time spent and how often you volunteer so please let us know what you can offer. With home working and flexible hours, we hope that this role can fit around you. We do try to meet once a week during the day via video (for about an hour) to keep in touch and make sure everybody is included.


Valuing inclusion
Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

If you are interested in becoming a Social Media volunteer and would like to discuss flexibility around location, time, ‘what you will do’ and how we can support you please contact us.

How to Apply
To apply, please download our Application form or you can email Claire at cchatterton@nedcab.org.uk and request a volunteering application form.

If you would like to have a chat with us first please contact our Volunteer Co-orindator, Claire Chatterton, on 07305078145.



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Trustee

Ensure your charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit 

Trustees must make sure that the charity is carrying out the purposes for which it is set up, and no other purpose. This means you should: 


Comply with your charity’s governing document and the law 

Trustees must: 


Act in the charity’s best interests 

Trustees must: 


Manage your charity’s resources responsibly 

Trustees must act responsibly, reasonably and honestly. This is sometimes called the duty of prudence. Prudence is about exercising sound judgement. You and your co-trustees must: 


You and your co-trustees should put appropriate procedures and safeguards in place and take reasonable steps to ensure that these are followed. Otherwise you risk making the charity vulnerable to fraud or theft, or other kinds of abuse, and being in breach of your duty.


Act with reasonable care and skill 

As someone responsible for governing a charity, you: 


Ensure your charity is accountable 

Trustees must comply with statutory accounting and reporting requirements. 


How to Apply
To apply, please download our Application form or you can email Claire at cchatterton@nedcab.org.uk and request a volunteering application form.

If you would like to have a chat with us first please contact our Volunteer Co-orindator, Claire Chatterton, on 07305078145.