A little bit about you
(Declaration subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) Any offer of a volunteer post is subject to satisfactory references and a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (if appropriate to the role). Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from volunteering with us. Please contact the Volunteer Team if you wish to discuss this further.
UK citizens and citizens of EEA countries are free to volunteer. If you are a visa holder from outside the EEA you must contact UK Visas and Immigration to find out if your visa allows you to volunteer. We will ask to see your visa if this applies.
Help us process your application
Your emergency contact
Please provide details of the person to notify in case of an emergency
Please give two names of people we can contact for references. These should not be relatives. Please note that references are not required for fundraising or shop based roles.
The offer of a volunteer post is subject to satisfactory references being received (excluding fundraising and shop based roles). This reference request will only be used for the purpose of fulfilling this application. Upon submission of this form, we will contact your referees and ask them for the following information:
- How they know you
- How long they have known you
- Information on your character, including reliability and capability to carry out the volunteer role
Do you have any connections at Forget Me Not?
Experience & skills
Health & safety agreement
All volunteers must follow the arrangements described in the FMNCH Health and Safety Manual and safe systems of working.
We would remind you that volunteers have duties under The Health and Safety Work Act to:
- Take reasonable care of your own health and safety and that of anyone affected by what you do.
- Be aware of how your activities may affect other people.
- Co-operate with FMNCH rules and procedures that are in place for your health and safety.
- Do not misuse any equipment provided for Health and Safety reasons.
before submitting your application.This will advise you on how we will use and process your information.
I understand that whilst volunteering at Forget Me Not Children's Hospice I may see information about children and their families, patient care, fundraising, financial information, staff, volunteers, sponsors and suppliers. Any information I receive is given in the strictest confidence and I will not disclose it to anyone outside of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, both during my time volunteering and after. Forget Me Not Children's Hospice will deem any breach of confidentiality as a serious offence and appropriate action will be taken.
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