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Citizens Advice Witness Service

Volunteering Opportunities

Support victims and witnesses at Warwickshire Justice Centre

The Citizens Advice Witness Service at Warwickshire Justice Centre is looking for people to join its team of specially trained volunteers supporting victims and witnesses in Leamington Spa Magistrate’s Court.

Duties involve assisting witnesses, their friends and family, with the experience of attending court and giving evidence.

Read the Volunteer Role Description

Location
Leamington Spa Magistrates Court
The Courthouse
3 Newbold Terrace
Leamington Spa
CV32 4EA
How to get involved

Complete their applciation form and send it to Hannawell Storey at leamingtonspa.jc@citizensadvice.org.uk

Suitable applicants will then be invited to an interview. Although the interview is informal, applicants must achieve a minimum score in order to move forward.

Time Commitment

Most volunteers commit to one full day a week (9am - 5pm) but applications for morning or afternoon shifts will be considered.

Due to the level of training required, they are ideally looking for volunteers that can commitment to a minimum of one year.

Days and times volunteers are needed:

 

Morning
Afternoon
Monday
9am - 1pm
12pm - 5pm
Tuesday
9am - 1pm
12pm - 5pm
Wednesday
9am - 1pm
12pm - 5pm
Thursday
9am - 1pm
12pm - 5pm
Friday
9am - 1pm
12pm - 5pm
Requirements
  • Provide two satisfactory references
  • Complete an Enhanced criminal background check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
  • Volunteers must complete a minimum of six shadowing sessions before they can start the training.
  • Applicants must attend a four day training course (please note: you must pass the training in order to take up the role)