Host Organisation: Cheshire Neighbours' Credit Union

To assess whether loan applications are suitable/affordable for customers.

Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Children and Young People, Ex-Offenders and Prisoners, Faith / Religion, Families, Housing, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender people, Men, Older People (60+), People who are unemployed, People with Disabilities, People with Drug & Alcohol Issues, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Refugees, people seeking Asylum and immigrants, Voluntary and Community Sector Support
Type of Activity: Accountancy / Finance, Administration, IT
Location: Crewe
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM

Cheshire Neighbours Credit Union is looking for business professionals, community champions and people with leadership qualities who are willing to share their knowledge and skills and volunteer their time. Volunteers are a key part of the credit union and their enthusiasm and commitment is relied upon.

Providing access to low cost loans is at the heart of the CNCU’s aims and objectives, and in order to review and approve loans we rely upon dedicated Volunteer Loans Assessors to scrutinise applications and decline or approve accordingly.

Working closely with the Credit Committee, the Volunteer Loans Assessor will review applications in accordance with guidelines and on the applicant’s ability to pay.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

• Computer literate and willing to learn new systems
• Previous experience
• Good numeracy skills
• Work well as part of a team
• Applicant will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to undertaking the role

What skills/attributes are we looking for?
• Good attention to detail
• A methodical approach to tasks
• Willing to develop self knowledge about credit union background, ethos and approach

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

• Appropriate support and supervision in your role, including any training
• CNCU staff will be available to provide support, advice and guidance

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Full training will be provided.