Essay On Volunteering

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I’m interested in volunteering
Please complete this form using BLOCK CAPITALS
1 Have you volunteered or worked for the British Red Cross before? ID no (if applicable): 2 Title: Forename(s): Preferred name:
(Mr / Mrs / Ms / Dr / Other etc)



Location / Activity: Male Surname: Date of birth:
(if under 18 years parental consent will be required)


Address No. / Street: Town / City: County: Preferred phone number: Email address: 3 What kind of roles or activities are you interested in? (please tick all that apply) Community-based first aid Emergency response Event first aid Fundraising Health and social care
See reverse for more details on roles

Postcode: (mandatory) Other phone number:

International tracing and message service Refugee services Retail Youth and schools Other (e.g. office administration)


Your availability (please tick as appropriate) Mon Tue Wed day eve day eve day eve

Thurs day eve day

Fri eve

Sat day eve

Sun day eve



Is there any additional help from us that you might require to support you in your volunteering?


Data protection I consent to the British Red Cross holding and using my personal data in connection with volunteering. I have been informed of the fundamental principles (see over). Signed: Date:

Next steps A member of the local volunteering team will contact you to discuss how you can get involved in the British Red Cross. Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer.

What we do The British Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, which has 13 million volunteers spread across the world. Wherever there is disaster or conflict, you’ll usually find the Red Cross right at the heart of things, helping people. To reach out to as many people as possible, there is a National Society just like the British Red Cross in more than 180 countries. The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a non-political, non-religious organisation and is committed to promoting humanitarianism and helping the world’s most vulnerable people. Our work is underpinned by seven fundamental principles, which guide our individual and collective actions: > humanity > impartiality > neutrality > independence > voluntary service > unity > universality. Values Our values – compassionate, corageous, dynamic and inclusive – point the way to how we should behave in our daily work. How you can help The British Red Cross needs people from all walks of life, who can use their diverse skills and experiences to support our vital work. We are looking for volunteers who believe in our fundamental principles and who, through their voluntary work, will help put them into practice. The importance of volunteers to the British Red Cross cannot be underestimated. The valuable services that we deliver throughout the UK are only made possible through the efforts of the tens of thousands of volunteers who willingly give up their time to make a real difference to other people’s lives. What you can do Every year, our volunteers help thousands of people in need, besides raising the vital funds necessary to pay for our services. Each volunteer is like a vital cog in the machine, ensuring that the whole organisation runs smoothly and every