For more information about how to carry out a DBS check visit the home office website.
If your organisation does not meet the registration criteria for carrying out a DBS check there are two organisations in the local area who can help you check, process and track DBS forms. Please note a small fee is attached to this service.
The North Yorkshire & York Forum provide a number of services including a countywide e-news service which goes out to voluntary sector contacts. This can be a good way to promote new initiatives and to recruit skilled volunteers such as trustees and chairs.
NCVO is the UKs largest umbrella charity offering support for voluntary organisations. Visit the Volunteering section of their website for good practice guides.