Firstly we’d like to find out a little about you, your skills and why you want to volunteer. The information you provide here will be used to contact you in regards to your application.

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    Your details

    Your first name

    Your last name

    Your email address

    Your date of birth

    Your phone number

    Your address

    House number and street



    Volunteering with GFS

    Which role(s) are you interested in?
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    Please briefly tell us why you want to volunteer with GFS and any related skills or experience. (max 255 characters)

    Roughly how long do you think you would like to volunteer for?


    Please name two people who could give you a reference. One person could be someone you know through through your work, studies or community and the other can be a friend. Unfortunately we are unable to accept references from family members.

    We will only get in touch with your referees once we have agreed a volunteer role with you.

    First reference
    Their full name

    Their email address

    How do they know you?

    How long have they known you?

    Second reference
    Their full name

    Their email address

    How do they know you?

    How long have they known you?

    Equality and diversity

    These are optional questions. Information provided in this section is kept private and confidential and will not be used as part of your application.

    Providing this information helps us to monitor our commitment of attracting and retaining volunteers from a diverse range of communities.

    What is your gender?

    Does your gender identity match the sex that you were assigned at birth?

    What is your ethnic origin?

    What is your religion?

    What is your sexuality?

    Do you have a disability?


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    I have answered this form truthfully and to the best of my knowledge. I agree to Girls Friendly Society keeping information about me as part of their volunteer recruitment process and to contact me in relation to this volunteering form. This information will be kept in strict confidentiality subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR 2018.
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    So what happens next?

    Your form has been sent to GFS and will be stored in our secure database.

    1. Once we get your registration we’ll get in touch with you to let you know about the opportunities in your area and arrange an informal chat about volunteering. We’ll also send you a short skills survey to complete before the interview.
    2. In the chat we’ll tell you more about your local group and answer any questions you may have. We’ll also discuss your experience, skills survey and any areas you would like to develop.
    3. If possible, we’ll arrange for you to visit the group for a taster session so you can see the group in action and meet the other volunteers.
    4. We’ll get in touch with you to see how it went.
    5. If all is good to go ahead, we will contact your referees, give you information on how to complete your online DBS, send you online training and offer you dates for GFS training sessions to attend.