New Communications and Volunteer Manager for Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service22nd October 2019
Media Contacts: Phil Stewart 0300 303 4321 ext. 6131
Katie Dyet 0300 303 4321 ext. 6108
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) has appointed Katie Dyet as the Communications and Volunteer Development Manager. Katie joins the team who make a real and empowering difference to people’s lives in Dumfries and Galloway. Katie will drive the communications strategy and volunteer recruitment & development campaign, help deliver the corporate and operational plans.
Phil Stewart, Chief Executive of Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service said, “I am pleased to confirm the appointment of Katie as Communications and Volunteer Development Manager. She brings with her a new perspective and considerable leadership and management experience from private industry. With Katie’s current volunteer experience, there is no doubt she will help raise the profile of Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service. She will be a great point of contact for new and existing volunteers”.
Katie, the new Communications and Volunteer Manager at D&G CAS, said, “At Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service, we believe no one should have to face problems without good quality, independent, free advice. Our team of dedicated staff and volunteers give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward, no matter the problem. I am honoured to have the opportunity help D&G CAS spread the word about the fantastic service they provide and get more volunteers on board. Anyone interested in Volunteering please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.”
- Phil Stewart and Katie Dyet are available for interview by contacting them directly on the above numbers.
- D&G CAS is an independent registered charity with the charity number SC027107. It first opened in 1997. It currently employs around 56 staff and 60 volunteers. In 2017- 18 we provided nearly 28, 000 pieces of advice to around 8,000 people across the region. We put £8.1 million back into the pockets of those clients and helped them deal with £12.1 million of unmanageable debt.
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