Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming an Ypsilanti Meals On Wheels volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you and provide next steps based on the information provided.


Contact Information


Group Volunteering

If you are registering a group for volunteering, please provide the information below, including the group members' names. Each group member will be required to fill out a volunteer application.



Personal Information

Insurance information is required if your volunteer position involves driving, such as delivering meals. A copy of your insurance card and valid driver’s license will be collected at the volunteer orientation session.



Skills, Experience, and Interest

In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill? Check all that apply.



Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.



Assignment Preference

The following volunteer assignments may currently be available. You may click the assignment names to learn more that assignment. Use this list to rank your top three or more assignment choices.

We have limited shifts for court-ordered volunteers. We may or may not always be able to accept your service depending on your availability, history or type of convictions, open shifts available, and our current needs.



Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?



Background Information

Please note any past criminal convictions. Disclosing this information will not automatically disqualify you as a volunteer.



Email

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.



Volunteer Portal

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center.



I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as an Ypsilanti Meals On Wheels (YMOW) volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering. I understand that I will be placed in a volunteering position in accordance to the needs of YMOW and in relation to my skill set.

YMOW strongly upholds the strictest level of volunteer, employee, and client confidentiality. All information, personal or otherwise, regarding clients, volunteers, and the operations of YMOW is to be kept confidential and may not be shared with outside parties without express written consent. Information or knowledge of customers, volunteers, or other parties affiliated with YMOW used for financial gain or other unauthorized or unethical causes is strictly forbidden and will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.

In consideration of YMOW accepting my application for participation in the YMOW volunteer program, I agree to release and hold harmless YMOW from and against any and all loss, damage, claims, liability, costs, and expenses, of any nature whatsoever, including without limitation attorney's fees and disbursements, arising from or occasioned by my participation in the YMOW volunteer program. I understand there are certain risks inherent in volunteering and I accept those risks.
I understand that YMOW has a policy of ‘at-will’ volunteering; just as a volunteer may terminate his/her relationship with YMOW at any time for any reason, YMOW expressly reserves the right to terminate any volunteer at its sole discretion.

I agree that YMOW may photograph my participation in this program, and I hereby release any such photographs to YMOW for use in its programs, publications and other purposes.

I give permission for YMOW to run a background check if this is required for my volunteer position.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate and that I agree to uphold and abide by the policies and procedures of Ypsilanti Meals On Wheels.