Volunteer Recruitment Pack Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the RLSS UK. Volunteers are a very important part of our organisation, and there are so many interesting opportunities and different ways to get involved. Please complete the form below and tell us about your skills, qualities, interests and availability to volunteer. Description and Person Specification | Safeguarding | The Selection Process | Interview Process | References | Eligibility to work in the UK | Completing the Application Form Description and Person Specification Please refer to the Description and Person Specification of the Recruitment Pack for specific information about this role. Safeguarding RLSS UK is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff paid and unpaid to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. The Selection Process Once the closing date has passed we will endeavour to shortlist the role as soon as possible. Applicants will be notified by email if they have been selected for interview. However, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Interview Process Our interview process usually consist of a friendly formal chat that might be done face to face, by telephone or skype. However, should you not be successful in your application, please do not be discouraged from applying for future volunteering opportunities where you meet the person specification – your skills and experience may be what we need for our next volunteering opportunity. References All our volunteer opportunities are subject to the satisfactorily completion of reference checks. No correspondence regarding the selection process or appointment of individuals will be entered into although we will endeavour to provide constructive feedback to individual applicants upon request. Eligibility to work in the UK In order to comply with the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all employers in the UK are required to make basic document checks on every person they tend to employ for paid or unpaid work. We have to ask all applicants who are offered a volunteer role to provide proof that they can be legally offered unpaid work in the UK. If we do not see satisfactory documentation, the opportunity to volunteer may be withdrawn or terminated. Completing the Application Form Please fill out the form in as much detail as possible and hit the send button If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 0300 3230 096.