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Volunteering Opportunity: VO79113

  • Volunteer Practitioner
    with Kingdom Community Bank.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Kingdom Community Bank need your help to offer affordable credit and saving opportunities to the people of Fife
     •  You will engage with people locally and offer financial inclusion as a part of their service to the community
     •  Volunteers at KCB operate on the front line in their community Access Point
     •  There, they offer a range of financial services from savings to affordable loans, and their volunteers help and facilitate local people accessing these services
     •  Volunteers should be willing to champion the credit union, assist their members with completing forms etc and support the ethos and principles of credit unions
     •  You should be an effective communicator, comfortable with people and prepared to commit 2/3 hours per week
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:After selection the volunteer will receive training until they feel competent and able to manage various scenarios. Thereafter, regular visits will occur and there is a community resource to seek guidance and support, as well as ongoing telephone assistance.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers shall submit a weekly & monthly expenses claim for reimbursement, either at public transport rates or at 40p/mile.

    Experience required:Dealing with people, completing forms, numeracy, outgoing and engaging personality

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Age restriction applies because they seek live skills and maturity.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThey have, or are willing to consider opening, community Access Points in many towns & villages in Fife. Wherever you live, they have an opportunity.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.