Not for Profit organisations in line with The Office of the Third Sector guidelines are required to apply comprehensive vetting processes on volunteer and paid staff, including criminal record checks. Some roles may be exempt from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) formerly the Criminal Records Bureau (DBS), Disclosure Scotland or Access NI fee, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria. Click on Free of charge link..
Trustees, paid employees and front line volunteers who meet The Office of the Third sector guidelines identify roles that need criminal record checks. Volunteer England’s link An Introduction to Disclosure & Barring Service Disclosures for Volunteers
May not be registered as a charity, yet operate in a similar way and who’s volunteers work, supervise or train vulnerable groups.