Citizens Advice Uttlesford is seeking a new trustee to join its Board and in due course to chair its Community Engagement Committee.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

• leading and co-ordinating a team of volunteers to conduct activities and events organised by the Committee

• working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other Bureau staff to raise the public profile of the Bureau

• identifying possible new sources of funding in the community

• providing written reports to each Board meeting on the Committee's activities and plans

• organising the preparation of publicity materials for events and campaigns


Personal skills and qualities required:

• A commitment to the aims and principles of Citizens Advice

• Ability to work as part of and to lead a team

• Understanding of the importance of confidentiality

• Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing

• To be approachable and friendly

• Experience of public relations, marketing and/or relationship management


  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel, expenses incurred
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
    Role spec available to download from website
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/09/2017

End Date: 21/09/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Availability Details

Flexible dates. The main trustee board holds 6 evening meetings each year at UCA’s office in Saffron Walden (Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden CB11 4EB) and in addition the Board has 2 strategy meetings, normally held off-site and during the working day.


This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

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