Volunteer application form

Volunteer application form

Personal details

Home address *
Home address
For legal reasons, some of our volunteer roles are restricted to certain age groups. We'll talk to you about the opportunities available to you when we receive your application. Please indicate your age group: *


Charity Area Interest

Please let us know which area/s of the charity you are interested in volunteering for by ticking the below: *
How did you hear about volunteering opportunities with Life? *
Are you related to anyone who works for Life? *

Unspent convictions

In order to ensure you are the right fit for the role for which you have applied we ask you to disclose any unspent convictions below. You are not required to disclose any convictions which are considered 'spent' under the Rehabilitation of Offender Act. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude you from volunteering. Each case will be considered on its merits and in relation to the particular volunteer role. The circumstances of the offence will always be taken into account so please give as much information as possible. As with all of your details, this information is treated in strictest confidence.
Do you have any unspent convictions? *

Next of Kin Details (for contact in an emergency)

Their home address *
Their home address


All potential volunteers are asked to provide details of two referees, and the references they provide help us assess your involvement with Life. Your referees should be people who know you well and are willing to provide a reference for you. Your referees cannot be family members and ideally should have known you for at least six months.

Equality and Diversity

Life aims to provide equal opportunities and fair treatment for all volunteers. The information below is anonymous and will not be stored with any identifying information about you. All details are held in accordance with data protection legislation. The information below will be used to provide an overall profile analysis of our volunteers helping Life to achieve an equal and diverse volunteer base. You do NOT have to complete this section if you do not wish to do so.
Ethnic origin
Do you consider yourself to have a disability? Section 6 (1) of the Equality Act states that a person has a disability if that person has a physical or mental impairment, and the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on that person's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.


I confirm that the information entered above is true and complete. I give consent for Life to record, store and process my personal information in connection with their volunteer programme. I understand that I have the right to view my personal data, to object to or amend any part of my record, or to erase it. I understand that my position as a volunteer for Life is conditional upon Life keeping and maintaining such records. I agree to abide by the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. *