Wrexham’s Citizens Advice issues plea for volunteers to bring its much needed services back to pre-covid levels
Wrexham’s Citizens Advice has issued an urgent appeal for volunteers to help with the thousands of queries it deals with each year.
Created over eighty years ago, in the darkest days of the Second World War, Citizens Advice provides vital advice and support to members of the community who need it.
Throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic Citizens Advice Wrexham has continued with its services – and whilst they may have looked a little different, staff and volunteers have worked tirelessly to support their community over the last fifteen months.
The current dedicated team of volunteers at Citizens Advice Wrexham contribute to over 400 hours each week and last year helped over 5,500 people with 13,000 problems, such as debt, housing, benefit and employment issues.
Citizens Advice Wrexham is in urgent need of new volunteers to help as its looks to bring its much needed services back up to pre-covid levels.
A spokesperson for the service said: “Volunteers at Citizens Advice Wrexham help us in roles such as giving our clients information and advice, fundraising and keeping the service running smoothly.
“Our volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds and ages to contribute their time and skills to help deliver this important service. T
“he benefits are many and our volunteers increase skills and confidence while meeting new people and making a positive difference to lives in their community.”
What’s in it for you:
- Make a real difference to people’s lives
- Learn about a range of issues such as benefits, debt, employment and housing.
- Build on valuable skills such as communication, listening and problem solving, and increase your employability
- Work with a range of different people, independently and in a team.
- Have a positive impact in your community.
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