Volunteer Support Team

Supporting Volunteers to thrive

As a youth movement, we believe in creating a safe space where young people are valued, safe and happy. To ensure this, Urban Saints has a thorough safer recruitment process which includes completing disclosure checks and taking references. If you are thinking of Volunteering, these pages will explain everything that is involved.

Who are we?

Welcome to the Volunteer Support Team! If you are Volunteering with Urban Saints, or thinking about becoming one of our amazing Camps or Groups, then we are the people who will sort out all your Safer Recruitment Checks and ensure you are fully equipped for your role.

Warren Bowes

John Rose

Ben Williams

Volunteer Support Manager

Senior Administrator

Safer Recruitment Coordinator

We each have areas of expertise and responsibility within Safer Recruitment, but we are all equipped to provide you support with your enquiry. Camps and Groups may be assigned to a particular member of the Team who will be your point of contact for all questions or enquiries, however you can always contact any member of the team by emailing Volunteersupport@urbansaints.org

What does the process look like?


Every Volunteer who is involved with Urban Saints must go through our Safer Recruitment process. Depending on the role you are applying to do, you may be required to complete:

Urban Saints takes the recruitment of Volunteers seriously, as part of our wider policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People. With this in mind we require all Volunteers to complete new disclosure checks, references and training at least every three years. 


How to contact the team

Email: volunteersupport@urbansaints.org

Phone: 01582 589850 

Webpage: urbansaints.org/volunteersupport

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