Vol­un­teers needed for cen­tre

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

THE County Wick­low Cit­i­zens In­for­ma­tion Ser­vice is seek­ing vol­un­teers to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion to the com­mu­nity on top­ics like so­cial wel­fare en­ti­tle­ments, med­i­cal cards, con­sumer af­fairs and em­ploy­ment rights.

The num­bers us­ing the ser­vice con­tin­ues to grow and vol­un­teers are needed in its Cit­i­zens In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre in Ark­low.

‘Vol­un­teers will be trained in all as­pects of this in­ter­est­ing and re­ward­ing work and no pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence is re­quired’, said Martina Cronin, the De­vel­op­ment Man­ager with Co Wick­low Cit­i­zens In­for­ma­tion Ser­vice.

‘We have over 50 vol­un­teers in our cen­tres who en­joy the chal­lenge of do­ing some­thing new. They are val­ued mem­bers of the team and we could not pro­vide the ser­vice with­out our Vol­un­teer In­for­ma­tion Providers’, she said.

If you would like to make a dif­fer­ence in your com­mu­nity please tele­phone Martina on 087 617 2802 or 0761 07 6780. Al­ter­na­tively you can email martina.cronin@cit­info.ie.

Co Wick­low Cit­i­zens In­for­ma­tion Ser­vice pro­vides an in­de­pen­dent and con­fi­den­tial in­for­ma­tion, ad­vice and ad­vo­cacy ser­vice on peo­ple’s civil and so­cial rights and en­ti­tle­ments on top­ics such as So­cial Wel­fare, em­ploy­ment, health, con­sumer is­sues and more.

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