Volunteer Application

All volunteer applications are reviewed by the Volunteer Lead. Selection of volunteers is based on the interests and skills of the volunteer, ability to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteer program, and current needs of the organization.

Your Name (required):

Your Email (required):

Your Phone Number (required):

Your Address (required)

Street:
City:
State:
Zip:

Your Date of Birth (required):

(Note: You must be 18 to volunteer independently for Buddies Place.)

What is your current occupation?

Name of employer:

Work number:

Highest level of education completed:

Emergency contact name:

Emergency contact phone number:

Relationship:

How many pets and what kinds do you have at home?

Why are you interested in volunteering at Buddies Place Cat Rescue?

Please explain any experience you have handling cats. Include any experience handling other animals.

Please list any special skills that you think may be useful to volunteering here.

How did you first hear about Buddies Place?

Have you ever volunteered Buddies Place in the past? If yes, what tasks did you perform? If yes, why did you leave?

Are you presently volunteering, or have you previously volunteered, for any community or charitable organization? If so, which organizations, and what were your tasks?

Are you volunteering to complete:

  • Court-ordered community service? Yes/No
  • Graduation requirement or school project?
  • Internship?
  • If yes to any, please explain.

Do you have any health conditions (physical, mental, or emotional) that may prevent you from performing certain tasks? If yes, please explain the condition(s), and any special accommodations you may need.

Have you ever been convicted of:

  • An animal abuse offense?
  • A drug offense?
  • If yes to any, please explain.

Please check ALL areas you're interested in volunteering in.

Animal Care Volunteer:


Customer Service Volunteer:

Other:

Volunteer requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer & volunteer alongside a parent during every shift
  • Must be able to commit to schedule volunteer times
  • Must be able to squat, bend, twist, lift, and stand for long periods of time when working directly with the cats in our care
  • Must be able to work well with people-all volunteer positions work directly with the public, staff, and other volunteers
  • Must be able to handle cats safely and compassionately
  • Must be able to take and seek direction and have a self-motivated work ethic
  • Must be able to work independently

What days are you available?

What hours are you available?

Which location would you prefer:

Please provide 2 references that we may contact:

Reference 1

Name
Phone number
Email
Relationship

Reference 2

Name
Phone number
Email
Relationship

Anything else you'd like us to know?

BUDDIES PLACE STRONGLY RECOMMENDS EVERY VOLUNTEER BE UP TO DATE ON THEIR TETANUS VACCINATION

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