** Assistance with resolving Universal Credit related issues
** Support with submission of benefit appeals
** Clarifications regarding COVID-19 financial support offered by the government for individuals, self-employed, employees and employers.
** Issue of food bank vouchers
** Support with picking up groceries, medicines etc. – where possible, in partnership with a bank of volunteers
** Updating of CVs
** Free online courses, either set as mandatory requirement by the job centre or for the purpose of skills upgrade.
** A friendly chat
** Support for victims of domestic abuse – especially those who may be at risk during the lockdown period.
** Support for parents whose children struggle to access schoolwork during this time, or who have any other child related queries.
** Signposting services for any query or issues, should direct support not be possible.
The Benn Partnership Centre is a thriving community centre in the heart of Rugby. It is situated in a priority neighbourhood between the town centre and train station.
We are proud to have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service aims to recognise outstanding work by volunteer groups to benefit their local communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee.
Could You Be A Volunteer?
We are looking for volunteers to work as ‘Work Club Mentors’ in our Cybercafe.
You need to be:
A confident PC user
Able to help people develop basic computer skills
Friendly patient and supportive