Apply to join our Community Panel

Are you interested in helping Poplar HARCA improve how we listen to residents and act on what we hear? Please fill in the form below by midnight on Sunday 21 August to submit your application to join our Community Panel. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview with us.

About our Community Panel

Who can apply:

  • Poplar HARCA tenants, resident leaseholders, shared owners and anyone who lives in a Poplar HARCA home.

Skills & experience needed:

  • No previous experience is needed, and you’ll receive any support you need to participate.
  • We’d love to hear from people who are interested in improving what we do, can contribute constructively and scrutinise information objectively. We also want open-minded people on the panel who enjoy working as part of a team, and value diversity and inclusion.

When & where:

  • The panel will run between September 2022 – January 2023.
  • It will involve a time commitment of approximately 8 days in total, across a mix of evenings, weekdays and weekends. You’ll receive expenses of £50 per day.
  • The panel will meet online and in person, with possible visits to other organisations.

If you’d like to find out more before applying, please email

Community Panel application form

Community Panel application form

Your contact details

About you

We're asking the following questions because we want the Panel to be representative of the diversity in our community.
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Why you want to apply

Data Protection
Your Community Panel application asks for your name, address, your relationship to Poplar HARCA and contact details. This is so we can identify and contact you. We ask for your age, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and whether you have a disability. This special category information will be used only for the purpose of ensuring the Panel is representative of our Poplar HARCA Community. All special category data will be deleted once the recruitment process is completed. We will keep name, address, and contact details if your application is successful. The lawful basis for processing your information will be consent. Poplar HARCA will not share or pass your information to any third-party. For more information on how Poplar HARCA uses personal information visit