Recruitment check process

For safeguarding purposes, anyone over 18 who wishes to volunteer for Girlguiding must complete our recruitment process

Our recruitment process is in place to safeguard our members

All adult members, and recognised volunteers over the age of 18 in an active role in guiding, must complete the recruitment process relevant to them.  

Our recruitment process includes a disclosure check and reference checks. ID Verifiers are responsible for completing these checks. Check the vetting and recruitment policy and procedure for further details.

Recruitment and vetting 

Disclosure checks

Some volunteer roles require a satisfactory criminal record disclosure check. Disclosure checks look at your criminal record. 

Reference checks

All individuals over 18 who are new to guiding, in any role, must complete the reference check process.

Find out more about the checks we make in our recruitment and vetting procedures.

Guidance for ID Verifiers

Local ID Verifiers are responsible for completing disclosure checks in their area and monitoring their progress.

Information for ID Verifiers. 

Read our full recruitment and vetting policy

Get more detailed information on our process for recruiting.