Great stuff! Volunteering with our group can mean anything from spending a few minutes every few months on an administrative task to helping run section meetings. We’d love to hear from you about what you would be willing to offer.
All adults who help with the work of 1st Creigiau on anything other than a very occasional basis (less than 4 times a year) must undertake a compulsory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check.
Whilst this check is one of whether or not an adult has a criminal record, the primary reason it is undertaken is that it allows the assisting adult to become a member of the Scout Association and hence insured when working with young people.
Here are the government guidelines on what ID you need to bring to start the check:
Broadly speaking, the ID requirements can be summarized as follows:
- Full name including middle name
- Address, telephone number, email address
- Date of birth
- Passport – number, start date, and expiry date
- Driving license – number and expiry date
- One utility or bank/building society bill dating from the quarter before the application
Access to the internet and the ability to use email is an absolute requirement for a DBS Check.
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