Please give below the name and address of TWO referees who can comment on your suitability as a trustee. These should not include relatives or purely personal friends.
References may be taken up for applicants who are shortlisted for interview
Our policy on convictions
We typically only carry out Standard, Enhanced and Enhanced with child and or adult barred list, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks for roles working directly with clients in services targeted at vulnerable adults or children.
Citizens Advice Barnet will ask about unspent convictions after a conditional volunteer role or employment offer. Having a criminal record is not in itself a barrier, and we will only take relevant convictions or sexual offences into account.
Our policy is in place to make sure ex-offenders are treated fairly. We consider each offence individually, looking at issues including risk to the client, how long ago it took place, the circumstances and whether they are relevant to the volunteer role. Anyone with a caution or conviction for a sexual offence against a child or vulnerable adult is considered unsuitable to volunteer.
Entitlement to work or volunteer
If you are from outside the EU / EEA, it’s important you check you are permitted to volunteer or carry out ‘unpaid work’ in addition to your main reason for entering the country, to avoid jeopardising your visa status.
If you cannot find the answer clearly on your immigration documentation, contact the UK Border Agency