Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming an individual volunteer with The People Concern. Items with an asterisk next to them are required to complete the application. Please know that we do not share your personally identifiable information with outside parties. If you have any questions, you can email the Volunteer Team at

Contact Information

Please note, we have limited opportunities available for individuals under the age of 18. Please reach out to for more details.

How did you hear about The People Concern?

What motivates you to volunteer?

Previous volunteer experience

Have you volunteered in the past? If yes, please tell us about your experience.

Special Skills, Hobbies or Interests

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however we 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 Password

Please create a password to be used to sign into your scheduled volunteer shifts.

Employer Information


Do you belong to any school, religious, corporate, or meet-up groups that you would like to see involved with The People Concern?

Emergency Contact

Additional requirements

You will be asked to provide a negative TB test, pass a background check and fill out paperwork. This is for our clients health and safety. We thank you for your cooperation.

Receiving services

Have you ever received services from The People Concern (OPCC or LAMP Community)?

Volunteer Forms


OPCC and LAMP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness for the most vulnerable. We are a charitable organization of limited resources. Many of our needs are met through our donors and volunteers, who donate their time and money. Out of concern for the welfare of our volunteers and a desire to economically provide services to individuals we are serving, we ask that all volunteers conduct themselves in a safe and responsible manner.

I hereby agree that I will not make a claim against, sue, attach the property of, or prosecute OPCC and LAMP (or its Officers, Employees, Directors, Agents, Contractors or Volunteers) for any personal injury, property damage, death, whatever the cause or place of the occurrence giving rise to the claim, which I may suffer or sustain as a result of or in connection with my participation as a volunteer.

In addition, I hereby release and discharge OPCC and LAMP (and its Officers, Employees, Directors, Agents, Contractors or Volunteers) from and against any and all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my participation as a volunteer; even though that liability may arise out of the negligence on the part of OPCC and LAMP (or any of its Officers, Employees, Agents, Contractors or Volunteers).

Any and all rights granted under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code or any analogous state law or federal law or regulation are hereby expressly waived.

Waiver and Release from Liability Statement of Acceptance

I AM A VOLUNTEER WITH OPCC and LAMP & have read the foregoing Waiver and Release from Liability provision. I, the undersigned, independently, collectively, and on behalf of myself, my heirs, legatees, personal representatives, and all those claiming by or through me, consent to and do hereby discharge, release and hold harmless Lamp Community and its affiliates, agents, employees, assigns, officers, directors, heirs and successors from any and all claims, actions, losses, damages or expenses for personal or bodily injury (including death), and property loss or damage incurred by myself or arising out of or in connection with my participation in any Lamp Community project.

I, Consent and grant OPCC and LAMP, all of its projects which include the Access Center, Daybreak, Campion, FRAC, Haus, k9 connection, LA Nest, Lodge, Night Light, Safe Haven, Samoshel, Shwashlock, Sojourn, Turning Point, Village and Wellness Center the right to record, reproduce, use, distribute and publish my name, photographic image and story, in whole or in part, in any manner or media, public or private, now and in the future, for the purpose of publicizing OPCC and LAMP and its projects, personnel, community activities and accomplishments. In addition, I acknowledge that I have not been promised and will not receive, and compensation for my participation or the use of my name, image or interview now or in the future.
Additionally, I hereby release and discharge OPCC and LAMP and its projects, together with its officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents, and also any other person or entity (collectively, the Released Parties) who participates in the use, distribution or publication of my name, image or the content of my interview, from any claim or demand of any kind or nature whatsoever, arising from such use, distribution or publication. I further agree, that I will not now or in the future assert or maintain any claim, demand or cause of action against any of the Released Parties based upon or arising from the use, distribution or publication of my name, image or the content of my interview. I acknowledge that OPCC and LAMP and its projects shall have the right in its sole and absolute discretion, but shall be under no obligation, to use, distribute and publish my name, picture and interview, and that OPCC and LAMP and its projects may and will rely on this consent and release in proceeding with such project. I consent and give OPCC and LAMP and its projects permission to use any of the rights granted herein now or in the future.

It is the policy of OPCC and LAMP that the internal business affairs of the organization, particularly confidential information and trade secrets, represent the proprietary assets that each employee has a continuing obligation to protect.

The term Confidential Information shall include, but not be limited to: names and addresses of employees, participants, applicants for employment or customers; methods of operation; all manuals, books, and notes regarding Company products and services; all drawings, designs, patterns, devices, methods, techniques, compilations, processes, product specifications, future plans, financial information, cost and pricing information, computer programs, formulas, and equations; the names, buying habits or practices and preferences of any of Companys customers; the cost to the Company of supplying its products and services; written business records, files, documents, specifications, plans, and compilations of information concerning the business of the Company; reports, correspondence, records, account lists, price lists, budgets, indexes, invoices, and telephone records.

During the course of employment, internship, or volunteer project, there may be certain participant and/or employee confidential information disclosed consisting of but not limited to the following:

" Employees, student interns or volunteers shall agree that all inventions, written documents, proposals, contracts and improvements related to the business of OPCC and LAMP conceived or made by an employee, student intern, or volunteer while in the employment or working on an assignment of OPCC and LAMP shall be the sole and exclusive property of OPCC and LAMP.

" Employees, student interns or volunteers shall not at any time reveal, report, publish, disclose or transfer identifying information regarding disability, medications, employment, income and or participant history and status, benefits information, preferences, practices and/or victimization, criminal justice information (prior offenses, parole information, etc.), addiction/recovery and or psycho-social history, and family history.

" Employees, student interns or volunteers shall not at any time reveal, report, publish or transfer identifying employee information such as addresses, home telephone numbers, personal data, medical information, or employment.

" Employees, student interns or volunteers shall not at any time reveal, report, publish, disclose or transfer any confidential information for any purpose except in the course of the employees work/volunteer assignment for Lamp Community. No confidential information shall leave work offices without the expressed written approval of the CEO.

" Employees, student interns or volunteers authorized to have access to confidential information may be required to sign special non-disclosure agreements and must treat the information as proprietary company property for which they are personally responsible, and are prohibited from attempting to obtain confidential information for which they have not received access authorization. Violation of this policy will be subject to discipline, up to an including termination and may be subject to legal action.

At times OPCC and LAMP may need access to materials in employee desk or working area, or may need to review data stored on the computer system. Working areas are not private and are not guaranteed any confidentiality of materials or activities. Similarly, the communications system (voice mail, electronic mail, telephone system, etc.) is not always secure and should never be considered private.

I have read and agree to comply with the Volunteer Release, Confidential Nature of Company Affairs and Non-Disclosure Agreement.