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The form below needs to be completed in one sitting. There is also a downloadable version of this form available here.

Date of Birth
Email Address
Phone Number
Mobile Number
Which method of contact do you prefer?
How did you hear about volunteering opportunities with the National Park Authority?
Please state
How many days would you realistically be able to commit as a volunteer for the National Park Authority per annum? (10 days is the minimum expected per volunteer per year)
Which geographical area of the National Park would you like to be attached to?
Which of the following activities would you like to be involved with?
* Tetanus immunisation required
Please State
Uplands and Wardens Roles only – Please let us know the following
Which days are most suitable for you to volunteer with the National Park Authority?
Please list any experience/qualifications/skills you have which may be relevant to your role, including guided walk leader/first aid:
Do you hold an up to date First Aid certificate?
Do you have an up to date UK driving license?
Do you speak Welsh?
Do you have any medical conditions/ disability that National Park Authority staff should be made aware of?
Poor weather and sustained physical exertion can exacerbate some conditions. By being aware of any medical conditions we will be able to look after you should a medical emergency occur, particularly in a remote location.
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act 2018, your consent must be obtained before the National Park Authority can use your image or personal details in any promotional materials or publications.
I hereby give permission for the above photographs and/or any drawings or adaptations thereof featuring my photograph to be published in any books, magazines, leaflets, exhibitions, and for web/electronic use and in any advertising and promotional material all of which may be distributed in any and all media (whether now known or hereinafter invented) for the full period of copyright protection of such books, magazines or other materials and/or the Photographs without reference or payment to myself. I acknowledge that I do not own or control the copyright or other intellectual property rights in the photographs. This consent extends to you, and your successors, licensees, sub-licensees and assignees. Unless otherwise agreed, the Photograph(s) and any drawings or adaptations thereof shall not identify me. I am eighteen years of age or over. (Images of children and/or adults under 18 years must be approved for use by the parent or guardian).
Brecon Beacons National Park Authority takes the health and safety of staff, volunteers and visitors very seriously. By volunteering your services to the park you must be confident that your general level of health and fitness is appropriate for the tasks
I believe that my level of health and fitness is suitable for the activities that I have indicated in Q4. I understand that, for practical tasks, I need to maintain regular tetanus immunisation.
I hereby, if applicable, authorise a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exception) (Amendments) Order 1986.
In exceptional circumstances the Authority reserves the right to decline a Volunteer’s application.
Next of kin / emergency contact:
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The personal information given on this form is held by the Authority for purposes governed by the Data Protection Act 2018.  You have a right of access to this information under the Act.

As a volunteer you may occasionally be asked to drive an Authority vehicle and to produce your drivers licence for insurance purposes.  The National Park Authority will require a copy of driving licence and will retain a copy in accordance with the Data Protection Act

If you would prefer to receive this document in Welsh, please contact us at the addresses below or 01874 624437:

How the information you provide on this form will be used:

We will only use the information you provide on this form in connection with Volunteering with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority:

  • To process your application
  • To keep in contact with you
  • To tailor experiences and make reasonable adjustments
  • For health and safety purposes
  • For equalities monitoring purposes

We will share your information with our staff and the emergency services only as needed.

We will share relevant information with the accrediting agencies for any training you receive.

We will not share your information with any other party or for any other reason unless we are legally obliged to.

Your information is added to our Volunteers Database which is only accessible to relevant staff.  Paper copies are stored securely.

If you indicate that you no longer wish to volunteer with us we will keep your information for up to 2 years for audit purposes then delete the records and securely dispose of paper files.

If you want to view, amend or request deletion of information that we hold about you please contact


For further information please see our full privacy policy.

If you have any questions about any of this please contact


Please return paper forms to: Ilona Carati, VDO,

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority,
Plas y Ffynnon,
Cambrian Way,
LD3 7HP.
Or  or call on 01874 624437 or 07854 997 561