Citizens Advice Wirral volunteers transform lives amid cost of living crisis

In the face of the most significant cost of living crisis in decades, Citizens Advice Wirral stands as a beacon of support for those struggling to cover essential costs like food, energy, and housing.

The demand for its services has surged, underscoring the crucial role played by its dedicated volunteers.

Carol’s vibrant retirement redefinition: Volunteer journey with Citizens Advice Wirral

Carol’s leap into volunteering after a distinguished career is a vibrant testament to redefining retirement. From the Adviceline to an integral role in the Research & Campaigns team, Carol’s commitment goes beyond. Serving as the volunteer representative on the Board of Trustees, she actively safeguards the interests of her peers. Carol’s journey is an inspiring example of how retirement can open doors to a fulfilling new chapter.

Citizens Advice Wirral invites individuals seeking personal and professional growth to join our dynamic volunteer community. Together, let’s create more stories of empowerment and transformation amidst challenging times. Become a part of something extraordinary today!

Bron’s inspirational journey: From student adviser to empowered case worker

Bron’s extraordinary journey began in 2019 as a student volunteer adviser. Recognising her potential and passion for making a difference, Citizens Advice Wirral provided unwavering support throughout her university years. From a welfare benefits Caseworker to earning a master’s degree, Bron’s story showcases dedication, resilience, and the transformative power of volunteering. Join us in celebrating Bron’s success and consider joining our vibrant volunteer community.

Sarah’s remarkable transformation: From volunteer to full-time employment

Sarah’s story is a testament to the incredible impact of volunteerism. After dedicating years to caring for her children, she chose Citizens Advice Wirral as her platform for a meaningful comeback to the workforce. Starting as a volunteer Admin Support, Sarah’s exceptional talent didn’t go unnoticed. Within a year, she secured full-time employment as a Civil Servant, exemplifying the transformative power of volunteering.

Carol Johnson-Eyre, Chief Officer at Citizens Advice Wirral said, “We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our remarkable team of volunteers who generously contribute their time and skills, ensuring that the people of Wirral receive the essential support they require.

“These stories vividly illustrate that volunteering is a two-way street, benefiting not only our organisation and the local community but also enriching the lives of our volunteers. It’s evident that volunteering truly has the power to transform lives.

“The incredible hard work, unwavering dedication, and steadfast commitment from our volunteers and staff are the driving force behind our success. Without them, we simply could not fulfil our mission.”

If you’re interested in finding out more about volunteering with Citizens Advice Wirral contact volunteering@citizensadvicewirral.org.uk  No experience is required, full training and support is provided for volunteer roles. For more information about the types of roles we offer visit our Citizens Advice Wirral website

Image: Bron Thomas and Carol Kay

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