Join: Online Form

Only fill out this form after fully reading through our information about joining the Young Franciscans. There is also a paper version of this form that you can download and email to us if that is more convenient. 

Name *
Address *
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Note: You must be 18 – 30 years old as of 1 Sept 2018, be a UK citizen or permanent resident and be willing to live a celibate life while part of the residential community.
Feel free to copy in your CV if you think it will be helpful.
The life of the Young Franciscans (YF) is very much focused on the care of creation, social justice and sustainable living held together within a framework of prayer, service and shared common task. Please elaborate on your reasons for wanting to join.
YF is an Anglican Franciscan community that welcomes people of all faiths and none but participation in the spiritual life of the YF is an important part of being in community.
Being part of the Young Franciscans requires a certain degree of physical and mental robustness. Please describe any long-term physical or mental health issues. Please also list any treatment you are currently receiving.
Please provide two references (not related to you and at least one from your church):
Reference 1 Name *
Reference 1 Name
Reference 2 Name *
Reference 2 Name
Data protection *
In accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please give your permission for the YF to hold your contact details and personal information by ticking the box below.

Terms & Conditions and Data Protection

  • This information is confidential and will be kept in a secure place, and not shared with any third parties.
  • All those who come to us need to provide an up to date DBS Certificate that is registered online as it confirms a clean record required for working with children and vulnerable adults.

When submitting your application, you must indicate your consent that the information that you supply will be used to process your application to join the Young Franciscans and this information may be processed by approved reviewers. You consent that the sensitive information that you submit will be held, processed (including automatically), and otherwise treated according to policies implemented by the Young Franciscans with regards to data protection, information security and information retention. Personal information will not be shared with any third party, either free or for profit, outside of the Young Franciscans and the Church of England.  Copies of relevant policies are available on request via