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Volunteering Application - Board of Governors

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By completing and signing this form, you declare that you are NOT prevented from acting as a trustee because you:

  • have an unspent conviction for one or more of the offences listed at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/automatic-disqualification-rules-for-charity-trustees-and-charity-senior-positions
  • have an IVA, debt relief order or bankruptcy order
  • have been removed as a trustee in England, Scotland or Wales (by the Charity Commission or Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator)
  • have been removed from being in the management or control of any body in Scotland (under relevant legislation)
  • have been disqualified by the Charity Commission
  • are a disqualified company director
  • are a designated person for the purposes of anti-terrorism legislation
  • are on the sex offenders register
  • have been found in contempt of court for making (or causing to be made) a false statement
  • have been found guilty of disobedience to an order or direction of the Charity Commission

 

I declare that: 

  • I am over the age of 18. 
  • I am not prevented from acting as a trustee due to any of the reasons listed above.
  • I am capable of managing my own affairs. 
  • I undertake to fulfil my responsibilities and duties as a trustee of YMCA Doncaster in good faith and in accordance with the law and within YMCA Doncaster’s objectives and mission. 
  • I do not have any financial interests in conflict with those of YMCA Doncaster (either in person or through family or business connections) except those which I have formally notified in a Conflict of Interest Statement.  I will specifically notify any such interest at any meeting where trustees are required to make a decision which affects my personal interests, and I will absent myself entirely from any decision on the matter and not vote on it. 

 

I understand that all members of the Board are required to comply with appropriate checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service and that references are sought prior to any co-option to the Board.  

 

I understand that personal information about trustees is disclosed to funders, regulatory bodies, and third parties providing financial and related services to YMCA Doncaster.

 

I have read and understood the information provided for prospective members of the Board, including the duties and requirements of the role. If selected, I will accept those responsibilities. 

 

I confirm my commitment to nurture and uphold the ongoing founding Christian principle of YMCA Doncaster, and to work towards achieving the charitable Objects of YMCA Doncaster.