Volunteer: Equal opportunities monitoring form

Kinship is an equal opportunities organisation and will treat all volunteers and employees with respect and dignity irrespective of gender, race, colour, ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status and social class.  We actively encourage members of our support network to be volunteers and will help to provide appropriate support where practical and reasonable. 

The information below is anonymous and will not be stored with any identifying information about you. All details are held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

To ensure that this policy is fully and fairly implemented and monitored, and for no other reason, would you please provide the following information below. 

Why we are we asking for this information?

Kinship aims to provide equal opportunities and fair treatment for all our volunteers and staff.

By completing this form, you help us understand who we are attracting to volunteer with us and to put actions in place to ensure we continue to reflect the makeup and meet the needs of local communities.

If you would like the form in an alternative format or would like help in completing the form, please contact the Volunteer Manager: volunteer@kinship.org.uk


The Equality Act 2010 defines a disability as a "physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities". An effect is long-term if it has lasted, or is likely to last, more than 12 months.

Data protection statement:

Data Controller name: Louise Baker

The Charity uses this information to review compliance with its policies on equal opportunity in relation to recruitment. We will use this data to inform our statistics on the representation of the categories of individual as shown above. We will treat all personal information in line with current data protection legislation and our data protection policy. For more information on how we use the information you have provided, please see our privacy notice for job applicants which is included with this form.

In order for us to process this information and to comply with data protection legislation, we require your consent. You are not required to give your consent; you acknowledge that any consent given is freely given. Your volunteer application is not dependent on your giving consent to our processing of this data.


Including your signature below will signify your consent to our processing of this information. Once you have given consent, you may withdraw it at any time by contacting Louise Baker on louise.baker@kinship.org.uk