The HSEP encourages students to begin learning about the shelter environment through our School Community Service Program. Please complete the entire application to begin your volunteer career at the HSEP. (If something does not apply to you enter NA.)
I hereby agree to accept a position as a volunteer for the Humane Society of El Paso (Herein referred to as HSEP), and in so doing, I agree to comply with all of the rules and regulations established by HSEP, and I understand that failure to do so may result in my immediate termination as a volunteer. As a volunteer, I agree to do my best to represent HSEP to represent HSEP to the public in an accurate and professional manner.
I acknowledge that my services are provided strictly on a volunteer basis without pay or compensation of any kind, and without liability of any nature on behalf of the HSEP, all services to be performed at my own risk.
I understand that the HSEP may perform a background check and if I have not indicated on my application of prior conviction, I can be terminated as a volunteer. I also understand that if I am volunteering to fulfill a requirement, it must be approved by the volunteer coordinator.
I recognize that in handling animals and performing other tasks, therein exists a risk of injury including physical harm caused by the animals. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and executors, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the HSEP, its agents, servants, and employees from any and all claims, causes of action, or demands of any nature or cause, including costs and attorney fees incurred or sustained by me in any way connected with my services for HSEP, including but not limited to animal bites, accidents, or injuries. I also understand that as a volunteer, I am NOT covered by any worker's compensation policies of the Humane Society of El Paso.
I understand that public relations are an important part of volunteering at HSEP. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives, and executors, I hereby allow the HSEP to use any photographs taken of me for use in public relations efforts.
By checking "I agree", I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Volunteer Release provided in this application.
By checking "I agree", I acknowledge that the information I provided in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I at an time the information I have provided changes, I will provide the updated information to the Humane Society of El Paso.
By checking "I agree", I am committing to attend Orientation within three months and to serve the Humane Society of El Paso for at least 6 hours a month after attending Orientation. I understand that I may be inactivated as a volunteer after three months of inactivity.