We welcome applications from people of all walks of life and backgrounds. One of the most important requirements for all Volunteers is a commitment to making a positive difference in their local area.
At the end of each stage of the recruitment process you will be notified whether or not you have been successful and therefore if you are eligible to proceed onto the next stage. Throughout the application process we will use your e-mail address to contact you.
Stage 1Registration of Interest
Stage 2Initial Telephone Screening with Volunteer Co-ordinator/Manager
Stage 3Interview with Volunteer Co-ordinator/Manager
Stage 4Submission of Completed Application & Vetting Form
Stage 5Final Assessments including vetting and references (see below for further information)
Fully comprehensive vetting checks are carried out, which will include checks on yourself, your immediate family and any declared associates. Please ensure that you have read the guidance on vetting and frequently asked questions for further guidance on this.
Employment, Character and/or Educational references will be requested.
What can hold the process up?
Incomplete applications / forms - Please ensure that you have completed all elements of the application prior to submission.
Medical query - If a medical query is raised with the Occupational Health team this may require further investigation or reference to your doctor
Vetting - Difficulties in obtaining vetting clearance, particularly if there are requirements for foreign force checks if you or members of your family have lived outside of North Yorkshire
References - Failure to supply accurate reference details and awaiting referees to report. Please ensure that you brief the people that you are supplying as a reference so they are prepared in advance.