Volunteering with Stockport Credit Union

Volunteering with Stockport Credit Union

Volunteering with Stockport Credit Union gives you a chance to become more involved in your local community. It also provides you with a sense of well-being and an opportunity to give back.

What does Stockport Credit Union do?

Stockport Credit Union was formed in 2005 from the merger of the Brinnington Credit Union and the Houldsworth, Offerton and Werneth Credit Union – building on a history spanning back to 1989.

We’re a social enterprise financial co-operative that provides affordable financial services to people who live or work in Stockport, helping our members help each other and become financial independent through education.

Joining our Credit Unions is a great way for local people and organisations to increase the supply of affordable credit in the community and to help our community become more financially independent and stable. Any surplus we make is given back to members in the form of a dividend, or reinvested in the organisation to improve our service provision.

You can find out more by visiting https://www.stockportcu.com/ 

Volunteer Opportunities at Stockport Credit Union

Do you care about your local community?

Are you interested in helping the people of Stockport live a little easier?

Are you interested in doing something amazing for a Stockport organisation?

Do you have some time to spare?

If so, we need your help!

Stockport Credit Union has volunteers across many back-office and customer facing functions, as well as Board and Non-Executive Positions. We have a staff of 7 employees and more than 30 people currently volunteer; thanks to their volunteering Stockport Credit Union can continue to support over 4,000 members and keep our costs low to reinvest more in our business.

Our volunteers are based at our head office in Brinnington, and in Stockport town centre and Stockport wards including Adswood, Bredbury, Bridgehall, Brinnington, Offerton, Reddish and Woodley.

We are currently recruiting the following roles:

We are in the fortunate position of experiencing high volumes of new members joining us. We want to build a fantastic onboarding experience for these new members and are looking for a Welcome Team volunteer to join us on a part-time basis.

We have ambitious growth plans and we need fresh, innovative, and eye-catching content to assist us achieve greater market penetration and brand recognition. This role would suit people who already have skills in marketing and/or social media development and want a new outlet to use their skills, or are on a college or university course which majors in marketing or social media studies and where the building and demonstration of practical skills are required.

We have ambitious growth plans and want to do better at serving our local community – we know that the demand in our community is greater than we are currently meeting. We are in the middle of an exciting transformation of our business, with lots of innovation and modernisation. That’s why we’re now looking for a Grants Volunteer to join our team.

We’re looking for and additional member of Stockport Credit Union to volunteer as lay-member of the Audit Committee. Lay members are invited to audit committee meeting to provide a members view on matters of risk management, regulation and compliance, internal controls and both internal and external audit findings.

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