Volunteering with Beanstalk form

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Becoming a Beanstalk reading helper






To help us see if we have a suitable vacancy for your chosen role, please fill in your usual availability below
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It is our standard practice to ask all those interested in volunteering with us whether there are any special access requirements we need to take into account during the recruitment process. If you need to receive or submit any recruitment information in alternative format (e.g., large print, or on disk/CD), please let us know.


Self-disclosure
The principle that the welfare of children and young people must be paramount consideration is at the core of child protection work in the UK. Beanstalk fully supports this principle. Therefore, everyone connected with Beanstalk who will come into contact with children must complete and sign this declaration. 

The DBS filtering guidance is available at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance






If you have answered 'Yes' or 'Don't know' to any of these questions you will be contacted by your local Beanstalk area office to discuss before your application can be progressed.

Beanstalk is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Officer under the Data Protection Act 1998. Our registration number is Z653658X. The data we gather and hold is managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998) and the General Data Protection Regulations (2018). 

The legal basis for processing the data you provide as part of your volunteer application is legitimate interest as we require this data to determine your suitability to volunteer with us. By sending us this data you are consenting for us to process the data for the following purposes: to enable Beanstalk to create an electronic and paper record of your application; to enable the application to be processed to determine your suitability to volunteer; to enable the organisation to compile statistics, or to assist other organisations to do so, provided that no statistical information that would identify you as an individual will be published.

We respect your privacy and promise to keep your data safe and secure. We will not disclose, or share personal information supplied by you with any third party organisations, without your consent.

Please note

All volunteers will be required to complete our forms relating to equal opportunities and provide suitable contact details for us to provide two references.

If you are applying to volunteer in a role which is classed as regulated activity, according to guidance from the Disclosure and Barring Service, you will be required to undertake a DBS Check via route 1 or 2 during our recruitment process and we will share data with UCheck to carry this out. Certain roles also require the completion of a disqualification by association form.
We will retain your information for one year if you are unsuccessful in your application. If you are successful it will become part of your volunteer file and be kept for the duration of your time volunteering with Beanstalk, plus six years (as is best practice).

You can update your data or ask to have your data deleted by contacting us on dataprotection@beanstalkcharityorg.uk.

All questions regarding Beanstalk volunteer roles should be addressed to:
Tel: 0845 450 0307

By pressing 'submit' below you confirm that the above information given by me is correct and that I consent to my personal data being processed and kept for the purpose of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations 2016.

Beanstalk is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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