Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Madrona Marsh Long-Term Volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Please note that all applicants over the age of 18 will be required to complete a fingerprint/background check prior to beginning service as a City of Torrance volunteer.

Applicant Name and Contact Information


This information is confidential and is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


Please indicate the days you are available to volunteer then select the position (limit 3) that you are most interested in doing as a volunteer.

Education, Skills, & License

Please enter the level of education you have attained. If you have not graduated from high school, please indicate the highest grade completed.

Emergency Contacts

Please enter the name and contact information for the person that should be contacted in the event of an emergency.

Conviction History

Your application is subject to a complete background review including a review of all criminal convictions.

Note: A conviction does not immediately disqualify applicants from the volunteer program.

Parental Consent

Minors are required to obtain written consent from their parents prior to beginning service with the City of Torrance. An email providing consent can be sent to:


Attn: City of Torrance Volunteer Coordinator


1. All participants 14 years of age or under, must be accompanied by an adult. The accompanying adult must also submit a volunteer application.

2. Participants between the ages of 15 and 17 years of age may volunteer alone, but require parental consent.

Email Preferences

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 Agreement and Authorizations:

Reference Verification and Background Check: I authorize reference and employment verification for specific positions that I have volunteered to perform. I authorize fingerprinting and criminal background checks and Department of Motor Vehicle checks as necessary for specific positions.

Photo Release: I give the City of Torrance, free of any compensation, unlimited permission to use, publish and republish, in any media now in existence and that may later be developed, for any lawful purpose as it may determine, information and reproduction of my likeness to any aspect of my volunteer service for the City. I hereby waive my right to first review the use of my likeness before any use or publication.

Truth of Disclosure: I declare under penalty of perjury that all statements and answers provided on this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Furthermore, I understand that false, misleading, or incomplete information shall be cause for disqualification.