Volunteer Application

Contact information

Are you at least 18 years old?
YesNo

*** Please note: Volunteers must be 18 yrs of age or have have parental consent letter. Those requiring parental consent will be considered on a case by case basis.

Your Name:*

Street Address:*

City / State/ Zip:*

Home Phone:*

Cell Phone:

Your Email:* (No UFL.edu emails please)

Employer:

Availability

During what hours are you available to volunteer?

We have regular outreaches on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Would you be interested in volunteering at either/both of these?
YesNo

Are you able to make a commitment of at least 1 outreach a month for 3 months to your volunteer duties?
YesNo

Is there any physical or health problem that might prevent you from volunteering or from standing for extended periods of time?
YesNo

If yes, please explain:

Tell us in which areas you are interested in volunteering:
Special EventsFund RaisingFoster CareMail OutsPhotographyGarage SalesNewsletterDog TrainingDog WalkingMarketingTeaching ClassesAnimal Transport

Special skills or Qualifications

Please explain why you are interested in volunteering for Forever Yours and any special skills you would like to contribute.

Previous Volunteer Experience

Do you have any former experience in pet or animal welfare?
YesNo

If yes, list where and what you did.

Animal Experience

This section is designed to help us match your experience with volunteer needs. These are not requirements for volunteering at Forever Yours.

Do you have pets that live with you in your home?
YesNo

How are you involved in their care?

Please check all that apply with regards to your pet ownership in the past:
SelfParentsNever Owned

What type of pets are you referring to in the question above?

Have you had experience at a shelter/rescue or veterinarian’s office?
YesNo

Please Explain:

What Forever Yours Dog Rescue asks of Volunteers

Dedication – We certainly realize that rescue work can often be unglamorous, thankless and grueling. Please let the thankful eyes of our animals be a continual reminder of how important our work is. The truth of the matter is that without our dedicated volunteers working together as a team, most of these animals would literally not be alive!! We hope you’ll find your experience to be rewarding.

Reliability – We ask that you give us a minimum of two day notice if you are unable to complete your assigned duties. Please e-mail us in advance at Betty@foreveryoursokc.org or Michelle@foreveryoursokc.org, or Denise@foreveryoursokc.org if you are unable to complete your duties if at all possible. Otherwise we will be expecting and counting on your help.

Proper Dress - Please insure that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes. You will be on your feet and moving around for most of the outreach or event. Please do not wear jeans, shorts or shirts that have large holes in them. We ask that you not wear any T-shirts that are advertisements for tobacco, beer, gangs, or dress in any manner that might be offensive to other volunteers or the public.

Person to Notify in Case of Emergency

Name:

Phone Number:

Relationship:

Our Policy

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.

Agreement and Acceptance

By clicking below you are agreeing:

I am requesting a volunteer position with Forever Yours Dog Rescue, Inc. I agree to read and follow the rules and guidelines of the organization. I agree to not hold any director, employee, board member, or any individual personally or otherwise responsible in the event that I sustain personal, financial, emotional, or property loss/damage while serving the organization. I agree to follow the supervision of all persons involved in volunteer management. I understand that as a volunteer I am an important representative of Forever Yours Dog Rescue, Inc. and must do my best to represent Forever Yours in a manner that is consistent with its articles, by-laws, guidelines, and philosophies. I have read and understand the volunteer release and agree to adhere to its entirety.

I agree to these terms

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