Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services

Volunteer Application Form

Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services (CAVS) is an organisation committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, Trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.

CAVS aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s’ differences, that promotes dignity, equality and diversity, and that encourages individuals to develop and maximise their true potential.

    Surname (required)

    Forenames (required)

    Street Address (required)

    Town (required)

    County (required)

    Postcode (required)

    Home Telephone

    Work Telephone

    Mobile (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Volunteer Role Applied for (required)

    Where did you initially hear about CAVS? Please tick

    CAVs WebsiteNotice BoardFacebookWord of MouthVolunteer EssexEventsEmailMagazine

    Please tell us a little about yourself such as your hobbies and interests.

    If you have previously undertaken any voluntary work, please tell us about this.

    Please give details of any skills, training or qualification you have gained which you feel would be of benefit to this role. This might include life skills or employment.

    Are you a car driver with access to a vehicle?


    CAVS is an equal opportunities employer and strives to recruit and retain people with a disability. Do you consider yourself to have a special educational need or disability?


    If yes, please specify what kind of support you might need for your interview or volunteer role.


    Please supply two references of people who have known you for a least a year. Please state the capacity in which they know you. Family members are not acceptable.

    Please include their full name, job title (if applicable), address, telephone number, email address and relationship to you.

    First Reference

    Second Reference

    Referees will only be contacted after interview

    Criminal Offences Declaration

    Please give details of any unspent criminal offences (if any) and sign the declaration

    I declare that, at the date of signing this declaration, I do not have any unspent criminal offences other than stated above.

    Name and Date


    Providing false information is an offence and could result in your application being rejected. Or summary dismissal if you are selected, and possible referral to the Police or ISA.

    I declare that the information given in this application form is correct to the best of my knowledge.

    Under GDPR all personal data obtained and held by us must be processed according to a set of core principles, which are outlined on our website www.cavsorg.uk within our Privacy Notice. The Privacy Notice explains how CAVS uses information about you, the way CAVS protects your data, how you may withdraw your consent at any time and your rights in relation to your personal information that is held by CAVS. If you wish to have a copy of this, please let us know. CAVS strives to achieve compliance with the seven Caldicott Principles in relation to personal and confidential data. (These are outlined in our Privacy Notice).

    For more information visit https://www.cavsorg.uk/governance/

    Volunteer Recruitment Monitoring Form

    Any information given on this form will be treated in the strictest of confidence. The information will not be shown to those involved in the recruitment of this post and will form no part of the selection process. The information requested on this monitoring form is used to scrutinise the effectiveness of our Equality and Diversity Policy and Practices.

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    Do you have a disability which may affect your work?:


    Please describe your sexual orientation:

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