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Disability Action in Islington
An organisation led by Disabled people for Disabled people.
Volunteering at Disability Action in Islington
We are always looking for more volunteers to join our team. Volunteers are vital to the day to day working of our charity.
For more specific information on our roles, see below.
What volunteering positions do we currently have?
Our Reception and Admin Assistants are vital for the day-to-day running of our organisation.
Reception Assistants help us to maintain an efficient and friendly front desk and telephone answering service by supporting us with a range of tasks including:
Greeting Service Users - Dealing with Phone, Email and in-person enquiries
Filing and Other Administrative tasks
& Much more!
Volunteer Advice workers
The Volunteer Advice worker will play a key role in supporting DAII staff and volunteers in carrying out their work.
We are looking for someone with experience of advice work and the benefits system to help us maintain an efficient and knowledgeable advice service, by facilitating a wide range of clients.
The Advice worker will be friendly, have good written/verbal skills, with empathy and patience.
Helping clients with benefits: Applications, Mandatory, Reconsiderations, Registering Appeals with Courts & Tribunals Service
Booking appointments for remote and in-person casework.
Form filling on behalf of clients
Acting on behalf of clients, contacting local and external organisations.
Assessing the needs of clients, ensuring they are getting the highest amount of support they are eligible to.
Using internal advice systems, and logging caseload.
Completing Grant Applications, Signposting & Referrals.
Please note: This role is for individuals with experience of Advice work. If you are interested in becoming an advice worker but do not have the skills, please see our Reception/Admin Assistant role above.
Interested or want to find out more? You can read our full role description by downloading it from the file below:
Housing Disability Panel members
We are also always looking for new Members of our Housing and Disability Panel (HDP)
You can find out more about the panel, you can go to our page about it (linked on the right)
How can you become a volunteer?
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