Volunteer Application Form 2015
Positive Action in Housing 98 West George Street Glasgow G2 1PJ
Registered Charity No: SC027577
email home@paih.org
Positive Action is a small Scottish anti racist refugee and migrant homelessness charity with a global remit to take action and rebuild lives. We've been around for 20 years.

This application form is for volunteering from our Glasgow office.

To volunteer in Lesvos please click on this link 

Our charity recruits volunteers for lots of different types of work.

Some volunteers offer to host people from refugee communities in their homes.

Some specialist volunteers are recruited internationally to take part in aid appeals where the major aid agencies are not playing a full part, though they do advertise for donations.

Some volunteers are recruited to work inside our office assisting admin, caseworkers or in specialist tasks such as local fundraising.

Some volunteers are recruited for our winter destitution surgery which takes place over two days each year and sees around 250 people.

To proceed, click below.

What's your first name? *

Thanks for that, {{answer_13892569}}. What's your last name? *

Please add a recent photograph of yourself.

This will come in very handy when it comes to meeting people for the first time.
And how old are you? *

Volunteers must be at least 25 years old.
We will ask for ID later in the process.
What languages do you speak fluently? *

And which city are you in? *

And which country? *

What's your mobile number?

Which of these free wireless texting/calling facilities do you use on your phone? *

Its always good to know in case you need to communicate with us while your out there ...

What type of volunteering do you wish to do? *

Choose from the options below, and if the answer you want to give is not there, or you wish to add to these options, please add more info under "other".

What previous experience, if any, do you have in volunteering, {{answer_13892569}} ? *

Give as much detail as you can about previous duties and roles.
Tell us about your availability to volunteer.

what days are you available? How long for?
Tell us about yourself and your current circumstances.
Why do you want to volunteer?  What can you contribute? *

We need to know more about you and your motivation, it helps to determine your suitability and for us to effectively put teams together. We also want to know how aware you are of the current situation.
what is your current occupation? Tell us about your skills, qualifications and past experience? *

Please add your GMC or PIN ID or equivaletn too
Please upload your CV or add evidence of your skills and/or qualifications here.

Which of the following volunteer activities do you feel you could competently do? *

{{answer_13892569}}, how would you rate yourself on your ability to ...

... build and lead a team?

... stay positive under pressure?

... proactively reach out and help others?

... come up with creative solutions?

... get things done fast?

What do you hope to gain from your volunteering experience?

This helps us to assess how to best allocate you tasks
Nearly done. What do you know about the current refugee situation? Tell us your views? *

How did you hear about this volunteering scheme?

{{answer_13892569}}, we like to know these things :)
Last question, {{answer_13892569}}, is there anything else you would like to tell us, or is there anything you would like to ask?

if we have missed anything out, now is your chance to tell us.
I confirm this application to be true and accurate and will wait to hear back from you about volunteering. *

Should your application be accepted, we will contact you.
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