Volunteering for ICAEW
Published: 22 Aug 2013
ICAEW Careers Adviser Network (ICAN)
ICAN is a network of trainee or fully qualified ICAEW members who are interested in promoting the ACA and careers in chartered accountancy to students at School, College or University. For more information have a look at http://careers.icaew.com/school-students-leavers/student-support/careers-advisers/ican
The Volunteer Network is a school initiative run in partnership with pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group). ICAEW volunteer members receive training to enable them to go into the schools to support teachers in incorporating personal finance education into their lesson plans. If you are interested have a look at http://www.icaew.com/en/about-icaew/what-we-do/volunteering-and-awards/personal-finance.
The Tax Faculty has opportunities for members to get involved in all aspects of tax, technical and operational, to provide input on HMRC initiatives and help to formulate ICAEW tax consultation responses. For more details on the various options go tohttp://www.icaew.com/en/technical/tax/working-with-hmrc/volunteer
BASE student mentors
ICAEW’s Business, Accounting and Skills Education (BASE) is looking for ICAEW members to mentor student teams at our 46 regional heats across the UK.
Your role as a mentor is to act as an advisor by assisting students through the business challenge at a regional heat of your choice and to show your support during the game by providing positive influences and helping to answer questions related to the business case. For more information and to apply for the mentor role go to http://www.icaewvolunteers.com/job/534/base-student-mentors-volunteers-/
Support Members scheme
The support members scheme provides free, confidential and non-judgemental support to ICAEW members in difficulty. This support is provided by a central team and a network of trained volunteer members. Staff and volunteers are exempt from the duty to report misconduct enabling enquirers to speak freely without fear of recrimination or repercussion. For more information on the scheme log in on https://www.icaew.com/en/members/local-support-and-services/support-members-scheme. To apply to volunteer for the scheme go to http://www.icaewvolunteers.com/job/522/support-member-volunteer/.