Register as a volunteer

Thank you for deciding to register as a volunteer. So we can offer you support and advice please take a few minutes to complete this registration document.

You need only answer those questions which are prefixed with an asterisk (*). However, the more information you can supply the better we shall be able to help you.

If you are unsure about completing this form, please contact us for advice or assistance.

If you prefer, you can download, print and complete the Volunteer Registration Form (in PDF format) and either post it to us or bring it into the office.

Please also see our privacy policy, which explains how we may use the information that you provide and the measures that we have put in place to safeguard your privacy.

Contact details


*First name:

*Last name:

*Address line 1:

Address line 2:



Daytime telephone:

In full national format starting with zero

Evening telephone:

In full national format starting with zero


In full national format starting with zero


Personal information

*Date of birth:



Current employment status:

What ethnic group do you feel you are in?



What is your disablility status?

If you have a medical condition which may affect your ability to volunteer, please give brief details:

How did you hear about this volunteer centre?

Your interests

Areas of interest:

Please click on no more than five.

Types of activity:

Please click on no more than five.


If you answer no to the first question below, ignore the others in this section

Do you have your own transport?


Are you prepared to use your own vehicle?


Are you prepared to insure your vehicle for driving on voluntary work?


How far are you prepared to travel to your volunteer placement?

Experience and availability

Give brief details of any previous voluntary experience:

When are you available to volunteer?

Click the boxes for the days and times on which you can usually volunteer.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Note here any other details of when you will be available to volunteer (weekly, monthly etc):

*If a DBS check is required, are you happy to have one carried out?



By clicking on Submit form, you confirm that the information you provide is true to the best of your knowledge. You also confirm that you understand that the information you give will be processed by us in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and our own privacy policy.

News & information

Personal Resilience and Stress Management Workshop. A second workshop has been organised for 4 September. More details.

We’ve popped up again! Our pop-up shop opened on 12 May, and was an immediate success. More here.

Annual report Our annual report for 2018 is published. View or download here.

Volunteer Managers’ Network Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 June. More here.

AGM date announced: It will be on 18 July with guest speaker and refreshments. All welcome! More details.

Big grant permits local projects: We have been granted £2000 from Tesco's Bags of Help scheme. We plan a series of events during 2018 to bring organisations and volunteers closer together. More information.

General Data Protection Regulation: We helped organise two successful workshops to assist local organisations to come to grips with new data protection regulations. Details here.

Quiz nights at the Swan: Our funds benefited by more than £400 from the April quiz nights at the Swan. Details here.

Volunteering opportunities: Most of our many volunteering opportunities are advertised nationally and can be searched online here. Some are advertised locally only and are listed here.

We’re on social media: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for news and events. And all our volunteering opportunities appear there as they’re published.

Cookies policy: This site doesn’t use cookies, apart from the search function, on which Google sets two trackers.

Thornbury Volunteer Centre is a registered charity, number 1004285. This site © Thornbury Volunteer Centre. Site design by Michael Quinion. Last updated 11 Nov. 2016.