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We are urgentely seeking volunteers to work within the Debt Team on any day of the week.


South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking Volunteer Debt Advisers for a new debt advice service. The service will provide one-off, initial advice on debt and money issues to people who cannot afford to pay for advice services.



Volunteer Debt Adviser


Croydon & Sutton Law Centre (5TH Floor, Davis House, Robert Street, Croydon, CR0 1QQ)


1 day a week for at least 3 months




·         Assist debt advisors with initial enquires to the debt team

·         Assist debt advisors with follow up debt advice

·          Assisting the Thames Project Caseworker with applications to Thames Water and other utility services

·         Assisting in data compilation, general admin duties and any other tasks as designated by the debt team leader


·         Reliability

·         Able to engage well with people from a diverse range of cultures and background

·         Good problem solving skills

·         Good numeracy and literacy skills

·         An understanding of Law is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

·         You must be available to:

-          volunteer regularly at our clinic

What’s in it for you?

·           Gain skills that could leave up to a qualification as a generalist level debt adviser

·           Gain practical experience of dealing with clients, and develop your interviewing skills.

·           Encounter a diverse range of areas of law within the work of the Debt Team, and develop first-hand experience of court procedures and forms.

·           Gain experience of volunteering in a Law Centre

Who to contact?

Please visit for more details 


To apply please send your CV and a covering letter (to include your availability) to