Volunteer Application Volunteer Application To better orient you to your future volunteer role and to the Safe Hands organization, we want to get to know you a bit better. Please fill in the questions below. When we receive this, our Volunteer Managers will review the information and reach out to you via email or phone to schedule an a phone conversation. This will give you a chance to get your questions answered, learn more about the organization and we’ll have a few questions to continue to get to know you! We want to make sure this volunteer experience is the right fit for you and get you into a role that’s a good match. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact InformationName* First Middle Last Alternate Name (optional)Nickname, maiden name, etcAddress* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Email* Home Phone*Cell PhoneDate of Birth* MM DD YYYY Which areas are you interested in volunteering?* Meet and Greet Adoptions Intake Prep Intake Vetting Administrative Support Transportation Community Events Do you have any other specific areas of expertise or skills that may be helpful to Safe Hands?Why are you interested in volunteering with Safe Hands?*Tell us more about your previous volunteer experience (both in animal welfare and other volunteer organizations)*I have not volunteered in the pastI have volunteered occasionally and not with a regularly scheduled commitmentI have volunteered for an organization for six months or more without a regularly scheduled commitmentI have volunteered for an organization for six months or more and had a regularly scheduled commitmentSafe Hands volunteer opportunities are available at many times and days throughout the week and month, with a concentration of opportunities on the weekends. Please indicate the days and general timeframes that you would be willing to volunteer* Weekday Mornings Weekday Afternoons Weekday Evenings Weekend Afternoons Weekend evenings Volunteering with Safe Hands is very rewarding and also a lot of fun. To best fulfill our mission we ask that volunteers commit to a minimum of six months in return for the time and training we invest in preparing you for your role. Are you willing to make a six month commitment at minimum?*YesNoIf no, please tell us whyWe ask volunteers to commit at least one shift every four weeks (shifts are generally 3-4 hours). This helps Safe Hands ensure that all the vital areas of rescue are covered. Does this time commitment seem feasible with your life?*YesNoIf no, please tell us whyThe safety of our animals and people are very important to us. To ensure safety, a background check may be conducted for any volunteer. Would you be willing to have a background check completed?*YesNoIf no, please tell us whyHave you been convicted of any felonies?*YesNoHave you been convicted of any animal cruelty cases?*YesNoDo you have any health or physical limitations that would impact your abilities in a volunteer role?*YesNoIf yes and as you feel comfortable, please describeAre you employed*YesNoEmployerJob TitleHow did you hear about Safe Hands?* Through a friend/family member I adopted through Safe Hands in the past I’ve attended a Safe Hands event (fundraiser, Meet and Greet, carnival, etc. Facebook Other Safe Hands is a strong community where we like to get to know our volunteers on a personal level as you deem comfortable. What else would you like us to know you?