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Volunteering at Lakelands

Jobseekers allowance

Volunteering will not affect your job seekers allowance provided:

  1. You remain available and are actively seeking full time employment
  2. You notify the job centre that you are volunteering
  3. You can attend interviews within 48 hours and are able to commence employment within one week

Income Support

Income support and other benefits should not be affected, however it is advised you notify the relevant agency prior to commencing voluntary work with us.