General Volunteer Application Form

Completing this application is the first step in turning your talents and skills into positive action for your community. The information you provide will be used only in relation to volunteer assignments and will not be made available to the general public.

Name and Address

Fields marked with '*' are required.

City employee status or referral

If applicable, please state if you are a City employee and your job title or provide the name of the City employee or department who referred you.

Personal Information

Please complete all entries that apply to you.


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

About You

Please tell us about your interests and skills, as well as the City department/s you would like to volunteer in.

Specific volunteer interest & further information:

Please indicate specific volunteer opportunities or listings or types of activity that interest you. Describe any special skills, additional qualifications or certifications:

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Agreement to Serve

By submitting this application, I certify that all statements I have made on this application are true and correct and I hereby authorize the City of Sunnyvale to investigate the accuracy of this information. I am aware that fingerprinting is required for volunteers 18 years of age or older before placement in most assignments. I understand that I am working at all times on a voluntary basis, without monetary compensation or benefits, and not as a paid employee. I give the City of Sunnyvale permission to use any photographs or videos taken of me during my service without obligation or compensation to me. I understand that the City of Sunnyvale reserves the right to terminate a volunteer's service at any time. I understand that volunteers are covered under the City of Sunnyvale's Worker's Compensation Program for an injury or accident occurring while on duty.

PARENTAL PERMISSION: I understand that the City of Sunnyvale requires that volunteers between the ages of 13-17 years provide the written permission of their parent or legal guardian in order to volunteer.