Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Place!

Please complete this application form to begin the process. Remember that ALL volunteers must attend an orientation to begin volunteering with The Place. You can register for an orientation session below. 

Once you complete the application, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Contact Information

If you are serving a court or attorney mandate, please close this form and complete the Community Service form.


In an effort to streamline communications, please allow us to text you as needed. 


Skills & Experience

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


Please indicate any languages where you might be able to assist us in communicating with clients. Fluency is not required, but you should be proficient enough to carry on a conversation. Check all that apply.

Location and Purpose

Please indicate which location you prefer to serve. Also, if you are a student looking for hours to fulfill school or club requirements, please enter the name of the organization you represent.

If you are part of a back to work program, such as WorkFinders, please enter the name of the organization below.

Opportunity Interests

The following volunteer opportunities may currently be available. You may click the opportunity to view more information. To indicate more specific interests, please enter those in the Additional Information field.

Family friendly indicated with an *

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency, whom should we notify?


Please list your current or most recent employer, if applicable. Also, please indicate in the space provided if your employer offers a matching program for volunteer hours served or donations..


You will be required to attend an orientation session before you are allowed to volunteer with us.

For the Forsyth location, we offer sessions on the 1st Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each month, as well as the third Friday. 

For the Dawson location, sessions are offered the 2nd Monday and Thursday of each month.

Please be sure to make a note of the date and time you select before submitting your application.


Coronavirus/COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.

The Place of Forsyth County (“The Place”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, The Place cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19.

Further, volunteering at The Place could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19. By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by volunteering at The Place and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.

I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at The Place may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, The Place employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with my volunteering at The Place or participation The Place programming (“Claims”).

Confidentiality Agreement

Clients who come to The Place for services need help. It is the job of volunteers to assist, and to treat each person with dignity, respect, and total neutrality. We respect his or her right to privacy without any hint of judgment or negativity. It is important that we keep everything we learn about clients to ourselves, unless there is a need to share information with a staff member.

Volunteers are bound to observe confidentiality as follows:

  • · Do not discuss client needs or services with other volunteers.
  • · Share confidential information as needed only with The Place staff members.
  • · Refrain from talking about client experiences when away from The Place.
  • · If you believe a client is being abused in any way notify a staff member.

I have read and understand the requirements concerning confidentiality. By signing this document I agree to abide by these guidelines.

Media Agreement

I grant to The Place, its representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me in connection with the above-identified subject. I authorize The Place, its assignees and transferees to copyright, use, and publish the same in print and/or electronically.I agree that The Place may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and website.