Pro Bono Opportunity with Citizens Advice St Albans District

The Citizens Advice network provides the advice people need for the problems they face and improves the policies and practices that affect people's lives.

Citizens Advice St Albans District (CASTAD) provides free, confidential and impartial advice. They campaign on a range of different issues in order to improve the policies and services that affect their clients by working closely with parliamentarians and assembly members to provide information about the problems their clients face.

Volunteer opportunity

Citizens Advice St Albans District are currently looking for Honorary Legal Advisers to provide free legal face-to-face advice for Citizens Advice clients.

What will the time commitment be? 

Honorary Legal Advisers usually offer one evening per month on a rota agreed quarterly in advance, typically seeing 3-4 clients for pre-booked 30 minute appointments between 5 - 7pm on Thursday evenings.

What will volunteers get out of this? 

Volunteers benefit from gaining new skills and personal development, better wellbeing and community engagement. These positive effects on individuals' lives have additional value for society, through the advantages and savings associated with happier, healthier and more productive members of the community.

Person specification - what type of volunteers are Citizens Advice St Albans District looking for?

Citizens Advice St Albans District are looking for solicitors with experience in Housing, Immigration, Employment or Family law. Solicitors will need a Practising Certificate but will be covered by our professional indemnity insurance.

Application process:

Please email for an application form.

What email address should enquiries and applications be sent to?

If you are interested in the volunteer opportunity please contact Vivian Priestley at [email protected]

Details

Opportunity location:
Citizens Advice St Albans District,
Civic Centre, St Peters Street,
AL1 3JE St Albans,
United Kingdom
GB
Region:
East
Opportunity type:
Closing date:
Tuesday, May 1, 2018