Volunteer Application Form

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Application Form

Your Details:

NOTE: If you are under 16 for volunteering with cats and under 18 for volunteering with dogs you will need to be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult, who has also completed a Volunteer Application Form and a full induction.

Are you applying for a Work Placement*:

Are you applying under the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme*:

Will you be accompanied by a Support Worker*:

NOTE: All support workers must also have completed a Volunteer Application Form and a full induction.
Please supply your Care Manager's contact details:

Which volunteer role(s) are you interested in applying for:
Select all that apply
Cat Cuddler/Cattery Assistant (11am - 1pm and 1pm - 3pm): Yes (We are currently only looking for weekday volunteers, ideally for Mondays or Fridays.)
Cat Lockup (7:00pm - 9:00pm): Yes
Dog Walker/Kennel Assistant (11am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 3pm): Yes (We are currently only looking for weekday volunteers who can attend on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.)
Dog Lockup (7:00pm - 9:00pm): Yes
Home Visitor: Yes
Reception/Admin Assistant: Yes
Fundraising & Communications Assistant: Yes
Animal Fosterer: Yes
Grounds Maintenance Assistant: Yes
Charity Shop Assistant: Yes
Other role: Yes - Please specify:

How did you hear about the opportunity to be a Holly Hedge volunteer:
(Select all that apply)
Holly Hedge website: Yes
Newspaper: Yes - Please specify:

Volunteer Centre/CVS: Yes
Other: Yes - Please specify:

Please indicate when you would be available to volunteer on a regular weekly basis:
(Select all that apply)
Monday: AMPM
Tuesday: AMPM
Wednesday: AMPM
Thursday: AMPM
Friday: AMPM
Saturday: AMPM
Sunday: AMPM
Other times available:

Do you have any unspent criminal convictions*:

If yes give details*:
Due to the nature of the work we do a Basic DBS check may be required.
Do you have a current DBS check you can provide*:
If No, the applicant would be responsible for providing this. For more information please refer to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/basic-checks.
Details of our policy on working with volunteers with criminal records is available from Holly Hedge.

Briefly tell us about any relevant experience you have had. (This may include work experience, caring for a pet/animal and formal or informal community activities)*:

Tell us briefly why you would like to be an Holly Hedge volunteer and why you have chosen these particular roles*:

We'd like to keep you informed about our work and how you can support us by post, mobile/text message and email. If you would be happy for us to contact you please tick your preferred method(s) below:
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Web form last revised 12th February 2019