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Early Help Volunteer Application Form

Please note if you are under 18,  your parents or guardians will need to complete a consent form which can be found on the right of this page.

Mandatory field

Early Help - Volunteer application form
Expression of interest for a Volunteer Post application form 
All posts working with Children, Vulnerable Adults,or confidential information are subject to safeguarding & data protection rules and may require a DBS check. In the event that there is a problem with clearances, an offer of a volunteer post with the Authority may be withdrawn. 
Please state which department
Personal details
In the following section please use the volunteer role description to describe any extra details of your experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, which you consider to be relevant to this role. Please give as much information as you can and use examples where possible. 
How do you hear of the volunteering vacancy?
References will be required as posts involve working with children and young people. 
Please provide the names and addresses of two referees. 
Please note that relatives are not acceptable referees. 
If you have not been previously employed, then College Lecturers, Head Teachers or other persons who are able to comment authoritatively on your educational or skills background and/or personal qualities, are acceptable as referees or your most recent volunteer manager/organiser if you have been in volunteer work. 
1st Referee
2nd Referee
Important - Using your personal information
In order to comply with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in May 2018, we have to provide you with information about the personal data you give to us.  This information is set out below: 
Rutland County Council is the data controller for the personal information you may provide. You can contact us by phone on 01572 722577, via email to dataprotection@rutland.gov.uk or by writing to us at Data Protection, Catmose House, Catmos Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE156HP. 
Your information will be used so that we can contact you regarding your request for information. 
Your personal data may be shared with other teams within the council in order to provide a service to you, to ensure our records are kept up to date or otherwise where we are required to do so under other legislation. 
We may share the data with third parties if we are required by law to do so, this may include the Police or Government Agencies.  We will not sell your data or use it for marketing purposes without your consent. 
We will keep your data for one year. This is in accordance with current legislation. 
You have the following rights under the GDPR.  Please note not all of these rights apply to all processing.  Further details on each right can be found on our website 
• The right to be informed.   
• The right of access.   
• The right to rectification 
• The right to erasure 
• The right to restrict processing 
• The right to data portability 
• The right to object 
• Rights related to automated decision making, including profiling’ 
If you are not happy with the way the council is handling your personal information you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.