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Volunteer Position – Treasurer
Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week, including 2 quarterly (early evening) meetings
Overview of role: Citizens Advice Taunton provides a range of advice services covering subjects including housing, debt, welfare rights and employment, enabling people to resolve critical situations in their lives.
We are looking for a qualified accountant to replace our Treasurer who is reaching the end of their term. You will work in particular with the Chief Officer and Finance Manager to; ensure sure financial systems are kept in order; ensure we remain compliant with accounting standards; and analyse the consequences of financial plans and proposals. You will also chair the Finance Committee.
The treasurer is an officer of the Trustee Board and this is therefore an unpaid role.
Please email Rob Cadwallader (current Treasurer) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
Please review the attached job decription download below and Complete the Volunteer Application Form.
Trainee Debt Advisor
Fixed term until: 31-3-21, extension possible until 31-10-21
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Overview of role: Citizens Advice Taunton have a vacancy for a Trainee Debt Advisor. You will start practising after an initial period of accredited training lasting approximately 3 months, with further training provided beyond that. As a debt advisor you will help clients in a variety of circumstances and work with them to communicate with their creditors in order to find a solution, and address other related issues such as income maximisation and budgeting.
To begin with you will work remotely because our office is closed. In due course the role will involve some travel to outreaches.
The role is only open to those who are new to debt advice.
For an informal discussion please email both Jon Shoesmith (Chief Officer) and Jennifer Ward (Operations & Advice Manager) and one of them will respond; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
Application forms should be sent to email@example.com by Wednesday October 28th at 12.00. Interviews will take place on Tuesday Nov 3rd. Ideally the successful candidate would start by Tuesday December 1st.