Established for 50 years, Citizens Advice Teignbridge has been providing free, confidential and impartial advice to people who most need it through our offices in Dawlish and Newton Abbot.  We have 13.5 paid staff and approximately 70 volunteers.   During the 2020/2021 year we helped 6,550 clients with 16,500 issues – the majority of which related to benefits but also we helped with debt, employment, housing, relationships consumer, health, immigration and financial capability.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to take over as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Citizens Advice Teignbridge from December 2022.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to:

  • Make a positive impact for the people of the Teignbridge area by ensuring the local Citizens Advice is sustainable and meets the needs of the local community;
  • Build effective relationships and partnerships with local public and private sector organisations, as well as Trustees, staff and supporters of Citizens Advice;
  • Build on your own governance, leadership and strategy skills.

We are looking for an experienced Trustee with a good grasp of governance and  who can demonstrate the ability to chair meetings in an inclusive and relaxed manner.  We need you to demonstrate professionalism, credibility and empathy as well as drive and energy.  If you would like to talk further about this opportunity, please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment (

Further information about the us and the role can be found in our Information Pack.

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