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Volunteering opportunities

To champion the fight against poverty and inequality enabling people to take control of their lives.

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Marketing and Communications Intern

Liverpool
2-4 days per week for 4-6 months (flexible)

Travel expenses paid

Established in 1999 Raise is an advice service that supports clients within their own home with welfare benefits, debt and financial capability advice at a specialist level. This is an opportunity to support the delivery our training services in Liverpool. In order to achieve this we need a highly motivated Marketing & Communications intern who is organised with excellent communication and organisational skills, to help us deliver an excellent welfare rights training to our housing association partners.

The marketing intern will work closely with the Chief Executive and with the support of our housing association partners marketing teams to implement a communications plan that will raise the profile of Raise, promote out training services.

To be considered for this role you must have excellent communication skills, strong administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide range of people. Relevant qualifications and/or work experience would be an advantage.

Closing date: 7 June 2019
Interviews will be held: 13 June 2019

 

Download the following information:

Raise role description and skills for marketing and communication internship – Training

Equality & Diversity Policy – Dec 17

Guidance notes for applications

Overview of our service 2018

Privacy Notice for volunteer

Raise marketing and comms intern advert training May 19

RAISE Volunteer Application form BLANK

 

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 Volunteering at Raise aims to prepare you for a career in advice

We have opportunities in Welfare benefits and financial capability areas and offer the chance to build real skills that will prove valuable in building a career.

Our volunteers can opt to take up to a 12 month Volunteer Adviser Placement.  This includes a commitment from us to provide you with training that will give you the practical skills, knowledge and experience to help clients deal with complex issues.

RAISE welcomes volunteers from all walks of life. For a minimum of one day a week commitment from a volunteer, RAISE will offer a chance to develop skills in one or more of the following roles:

Welfare Benefit Adviser Volunteer Placement role

This program includes full training that continues throughout the placement  and allows you to independently advise Raise clients on home visits.

You will…

  • Shadow experienced staff and see how they do the job
  • Use our own training materials and work with our experienced volunteer trainer to increase your knowledge
  • Learn how to complete forms and use online tools e.g. the Quick Benefits Calculator
  • Learn how to complete a full assessment of each household you visit and make sure they are able to access all the Raise services they need
  • Learn how to challenge decisions and represent clients at benefit tribunals
  • Have the opportunity to complete an NVQ Level 3 in Advice and Guidance
  • Learn how to manage your own caseload, giving you valuable experience that could be helpful when applying for employment in the advice field

Download our RAISE Volunteer Application form BLANK a nd email it to admin@benefitsadviceteam.co.uk

 

You could also volunteer in other roles including…
  • Financial  Capability volunteer
  • IT technician
  • Fundraiser
  • Trustee Board Member

If you are interested in volunteering  or would like any more information about volunteering at Raise, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Theresa Larkins, at admin@benefitsadviceteam.co.uk or ring 0151 482 2475