Volunteer Application Form

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Reconnections. Please complete our application form below. Please be aware that you can't save and return to your answers later but it shouldn't take you more than 10 minutes to complete. 

We are currently not recruiting any new volunteers for Reconnections in Barking, Dagenham and Havering. Please visit https://www.independentage.org/get-involved/volunteering for other volunteering opportunities at Independent Age.
How Can I Help?
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How Did I Find You?

My Details

Home Address
My Match
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Please tick all boxes that apply so we can find out a bit more about you and to help the matching process.

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Volunteering Experience


Additional Details

My Referees
Please give us the contact details for two referees who have been known to you for over 2 years and are not family members (you can give us this information later if you don't have it to hand now). 


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Some of our volunteer roles are eligible for a Disclosure and Barring Service check. We consider each application on a case by case basis. 

In Case of Emergency

You must provide us with emergency contact details from someone who has consented for you to do so.

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Volunteer Training
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Training takes place online, using Zoom. It's an interactive 2 hour session. The next available training sessions are shown below. Please indicate your preferred date and time, or add details of your availability in the comment box. You will receive an email confirming your place shortly.

Volunteering Impact
Finally, we are keen to understand the impact that taking part in volunteering has on people.

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