VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Name *
Name
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Address *
Address
Home Phone *
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Cell Phone
EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
Emergency Contact Name *
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Phone *
Emergency Contact Phone
YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Our Youth Volunteer Program allows a younger animal advocate (age 14 and up) to work in the Shelter in the company of his/her parent or guardian (who must also complete a volunteer application). Please note that for legal reasons, you must be at least 16 years old to work with our cats, and at least 18 years old to work with our dogs, without an accompanying parent or guardian.
Youth volunteers - are you volunteering as part of a school/community program?
Youth volunteer parent/guardian name
Youth volunteer parent/guardian name
GENERAL INFORMATION
(e.g. grooming, behavioral/socialization experience, photography, writing skills, something else?
AREAS OF VOLUNTEER INTEREST
Willing to work with *
(please check all that apply)
Shelter Maintenance
(please check all that apply)
Community & Fundraising
Secretarial & Office Suppor
Please describe any additional areas of interest or ways you may be able to help out CAS.
SHIFT AVAILABILITY
PLEASE CHECK DAYS AND TIMES YOU WOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR VOLUNTEERING: WEEKDAYS, WEEKENDS, AND SPECIFIC TIME BLOCKS. WE ASK THAT YOU COMMIT TO ONE SHIFT PER WEEK AT MINIMUM.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
We occasionally experience an unexpected need for help. (e.g. a weather emergency or a regularly scheduled volunteer's unplanned absence.) Would you be able and willing to be placed on our emergency phone contact list to perhaps fill such a need? *
Are you willing to work on a holiday if necessary and with sufficient notice? *
Criminal Background Check *
Do you agree to a local criminal background check done by the Columbia Police Department (at no cost to you)?
I agree to hold Columbia Animal Shelter harmless and to release Columbia Animal Shelter from any liability related to my volunteering at Columbia Animal Shelter. I acknowledge that my services are provided strictly on a volunteer basis, without any pay or compensation of any kind. I agree to comply with all of the policies, rules and regulations which may be established by Columbia Animal Shelter and understand that failure to comply may result in my immediate termination as a volunteer.
I agree to the above *
I agree to the above
By typing your name you are signing that you agree to the above statement.
PLEASE NOTE THAT IT CAN TAKE TWO TO FOUR WEEKS TO PROCESS THIS APPLICATION AND FILLING OUT AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE ACCEPTED INTO THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.