Barnabus (Manchester) is a data controller under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. Please note that information you provide on this application form will be used by us for the purposes of processing your application. This means that the basis for us processing your personal data is ‘legitimate interest’. We confirm that if your application to volunteer is unsuccessful, we will retain your personal data for a period of 4 months following this decision in order to allow us to deal with any outstanding issues or administration. Following this time, all personal data held about you in relation to this application will be erased. In the event that your application is successful, further information regarding how we use your personal data will be provided in the ‘Volunteer Agreement’.
DBS checks cost the charity £10 and we’d ask all volunteers to cover this cost as part of joining the team, if this cost is a barrier to you joining us (because you are currently unemployed or on a low income)then do let us know and we can look to cover the cost for you.
We appreciate your honesty, whilst previous convictions are not an immediate bar to volunteering at Barnabus, withholding this information may result in a termination of your volunteering. All information provided will be kept strictly confidential and will only be disclosed with your knowledge if we are required to do so.