Our Citizen Advocacy Project recruits Citizen Advocates (volunteers) who can support another person (Advocacy Partner) who maybe facing barriers to connect to their local community and have their voice heard.
We believe that it is people’s life skills, values and interests which make them good Advocates.
All Citizen Advocates must complete our application process which includes references, a PVG check and our preparation course. They also have access to ongoing learning, support and social opportunities.
Our Development Workers get to know any potential Citizen Advocates so they can identify an appropriate match. This is based on things like skills, interests and location.
Board of Directors:
‘It is wonderful to be part of an organisation that is focussed on supporting others and making their voices heard!’ (Board)
Our Board of Directors is made up of local people with a wide range of skills and backgrounds, and some with lived experience of advocacy. The board meet every second month.
We are currently recruiting for a: