User Voice - Only Offenders Can Stop Re-Offending

NEW VOLUNTEER ROLE: Community Council Volunteer (Cumbria)

Volunteer Role

Role Title
Community Council Volunteer (Cumbria)

Purpose of the role
To support User Voice staff in the completion of service user questionnaires and the recruitment of service users for the Community Council project. 

Time Commitment
1-2 days per week 

4 weeks in addition to a period of training. 

Responsibilities & Duties
Assist the Programme Manager to:
  - Promote User Voice and the Community Council project to service users
  - Facilitate the completion of service user questionnaires

Skills & Experience
Excellent communication skills
Some knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, particularly Probation. First-hand experience is desirable. 

Personal Qualities
A non-judgemental attitude
Good time keeping and punctuality
Ability to keep information confidential
Enthusiasm for User Voice’s mission and aims
Ability to work well with others as well as individually

An invaluable experience working on a high profile project
An opportunity to contribute to real positive change
A chance to develop existing skills and gain new ones
Work experience to add to your CV
Support from User Voice staff including a personal development plan
Reimbursement of travel and lunch costs

You will be provided with full training necessary for you to perform the role.

CRB Check
Yes, CRB checks are done at the earliest possible stage. However your CRB is not a barrier to this work and each case will be reviewed on its merits.

Yes, this is a standard requirement for all volunteers.

How to Apply
If you are interested please complete the volunteer registration form indicating which role you are interested in or email or call 020 3137 7471.