Volunteer Application Form

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Make-A-Wish Foundation UK.

Please complete this form and click on 'Submit'. If, when you do this, you don't receive the message 'Thanks, we've received your submission', please double-check that you have answered ALL relevant questions, and that any email addresses are in the correct format. 

If you believe that you've filled everything in correctly but are still unable to submit the form, please call 01276 40 50 50 or email fundraising@makeawish.org.uk. Thank you. 

The information you provide is strictly confidential. We welcome applications from people of all abilities, backgrounds and communities. Make-A-Wish Foundation abides by the Data Protection Act 1998 and operates an Equal Opportunities policy.

Personal details

NB all applicants MUST be aged 18 or over

Emergency contact details

Who should we contact in an emergency?


Employment status


Do you have any specific skills or networks you’d like to share? For example, languages, sign language, PR, photography or membership of Lions, Rotary etc., sports clubs, school PTA.

Your volunteer role


In order to protect the interests of Make-A-Wish, we need to ask you to provide details of two referees who are not directly related to you by blood or by marriage and who have known you for at least two years.

Referee 1

Referee 2

Criminal convictions

If yes, please give details. A prior or pending criminal conviction may not prevent you from volunteering with Make-A-Wish, but failure to disclose relevant information will result in immediate dismissal. This information will be kept in strictest confidence.

Personal declaration

Make-A-Wish is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in its recruitment and employment practices. As part of our monitoring process we ask for your co-operation in completing the questions on this form. We wish to give you the following assurances: • The information provided will not be used as part of the selection process • The information provided will be regarded as confidential and will only be used for monitoring purposes. • Should you choose not to complete this form it will not affect your application
I hereby apply to become a volunteer with Make-A-Wish Foundation. I also agree to abide by all Make-A-Wish Foundation policies and guidelines and understand that I have a responsibility for my own and others' Heath and Safety while volunteering with the charity. If accepted, I will abide by the principles of volunteering outlined in the charity's Volunteering Policy. I agree that Make-A-Wish Foundation may hold and use the data on this form for the purposes of adminstering and supervising my work with the charity and that such data may be available to those who reasonably need to know the same within the charity.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

(i.e. a physical or mental impairment which has a significant and long-term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities)
If yes, what equipment or adjustments to working conditions would assist you in being interviewed or in carrying out your duties?
How would you describe your religion or other belief?

I would describe myself as:-

Thank you for your time

NB all applicants MUST be aged 18 or over

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