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To apply to volunteer with the Octavia Foundation, please complete the application form below, completing all mandatory questions. A member of the team will be in touch shortly to discuss your application.

Please note that all the information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like to see our full Privacy policy please click on the Privacy and Cookie policy link at the bottom of our website (on all pages).

If you have any questions or queries, prior to submitting your application, please call 020 8354 5681 to discuss befriending or call 0208 354 5646 to discuss shop volunteering opportunities or email the volunteer coordinator. All of our volunteer positions are subject to satisfactory references and some will require you to complete a DBS check. At present, we are only able to accept volunteers over the age of 18.

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Please provide details of at least two referees who have known you for at least three months, to cover a two year period. One must be a previous employer, supervisor or tutor. If you have not been in employment or education throughout the last year, please supply details of a personal referee (other than a relative).

Please note, we are unable to process your application without details of at least two referees.

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Any information given is treated in confidence, and is used for monitoring purposes only. The Octavia Foundation is committed to providing equal opportunities and access to our services to all sections of the community. Please assist us to monitor our progress by completing this form. Your information will be treated in the strictest confidence and is not shared with third parties.