Thank you for your interest in being an Explore Edmonton Volunteer. This application is for VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ONLY (non-paid).
Explore Edmonton's Community & Signature Events volunteer opportunities:
- K-DAYS (July)
- URBAN FARM (May - Oct)
- FARMFAIR INTERNATIONAL (November)
Please tell us why you are interested in volunteering at our events e.g. community involvement, school requirement, interest in agriculture or events, looking for something to do, etc...
Mark as many as you like!
Mark all that apply (at least one must be marked)
We want to ensure you are matched up with a volunteer position that you will be comfortable with. Please mention anything that we need to be aware of to help you sign up for a volunteer role that will be a good fit for you e.g. unable to stand for long periods, stairs are difficult, have animal, plant or other allergies etc. Our organization is an inclusive organization and wants to make your volunteer experience fun and rewarding. We will make every effort to reasonably accommodate volunteers with limitations. If a volunteer requires an aide to assist them while volunteering, the volunteer must provide their own aide. The aide will be required to register as an Explore Edmonton volunteer by completing an application form.
Volunteering is fun if you do it with a friend or family member! We will do our best to help you schedule shifts together. Include the name of the person(s) you will be sharing your volunteer experience with.
social media, website, friend, etc...
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Protecting your personal information:
Permission to perform a background check:
I hereby allow Explore Edmonton to perform a check of my background, including:
-police records, driving record, volunteer history, educational/professional status, personal references, and other persons or sources as appropriate for the volunteer positions at Explore Edmonton.
I understand that I do not have to agree to this background check, but that refusal to do so may exclude me from consideration for volunteer work. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to that appropriate to determining my suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and that all such information collected during the check will be kept confidential. I hereby also extend my permission to those individuals or organizations contacted for the purpose of this background check to give their full and honest evaluation of my suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and such other information as they deem appropriate.
I, HEREBY RELEASE, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Explore Edmonton and the City of Edmonton, their officers, directors, employees, and any of their contractors, sponsors, contributors, affiliates, representatives and insurance underwriters (collectively, the “Releasees”), from all liability for any and all claims, loss, liability, damage and cost whatsoever, on account of injury to my person or property or resulting in death of myself, whether caused by the negligence of myself or the Releasees while my attendance or participation at Explore Edmonton for any event. It is understood and agreed that this release is binding upon myself, my heirs, executors and assigns.
I will allow my PHOTOGRAPH, PICTURE or LIKENESS and/or VOICE to appear in any promotional television, radio or any social media related to Explore Edmonton without compensation.
I verify that the statements in this volunteer application form are true. I understand and agree that a false statement may disqualify me from volunteering. I agree to abide by Explore Edmonton's policies and regulations and to keep all information learned in the course of my volunteering at Explore Edmonton confidential.
I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as an Explore Edmonton volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
I confirm that by submitting this Volunteer Application I have had the opportunity to seek independent legal advice and have either done so or waived my right to do so.