Volunteer Support Group Assistant

Post Reference: VOL003

Please Use this form to submit your application. An Enhanced DBS check may be required as part of your role, this will be funded by Carers Leeds. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce.

If you require the application in a different format, please contact the Carers Leeds Admin Team on 0113 246 8338 or email volunteering@carersleeds.org.uk.

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    Section One: Personal Information

    Preferred title / no title

    Full Name*

    Preferred to be known as




    Landline telephone number

    Mobile telephone number *

    Email address *

    Section Two: Your reasons and motivations for applying to be a volunteer *

    (Examples may include to gain work experience or skills, meet new people, or that you are a former carer or carer who would like to help others)

    Section Three: Your availability *

    Please give us an idea of your availability by selecting Available, Unavailable and Flexible in the drop-down boxes below.








    Are there any areas of Leeds you are unable to travel to? *

    Section Four: Your skills, experience and interests

    Your skills and experience (This could include experience as a carer, as a volunteer, any courses, training attended or any work, personal or life experiences which would contribute to the role)*

    What are your hobbies and interests? *

    Section Five: References

    Please give the details of two people who we can approach for a character reference. They should not be a relative and should have known you for at least two years. Please contact us if you need help to identify suitable referees.

    Referee One

    Referee Two

    Section Six: Support needs

    Do we need to make any adjustments for you to be able to attend an interview? *

    Would you like to claim travel expenses to/from the interview?


    Section Seven: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

    Carers Leeds recognise the benefits of a diverse volunteer group which reflects the wider population and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Also, in line with our values, Carers Leeds must be able to demonstrate that our recruitment processes are fair and that they are not discriminating against or disadvantaging anyone because of their protected characteristics.

    The information collected is only used for monitoring purposes to help us look at the profile of individuals who apply, are shortlisted for and appointed to each volunteer vacancy.

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