2020 SYMPHONY IN THE FLINT HILLS VOLUNTEER APPLICATION


Our Mission: Heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie.


Before completing this form, please read thoroughly the Volunteer Handbook at symphonyintheflinthills.org.

*PLEASE NOTE: If chosen as a SFH volunteer, you will be contacted at the appropriate time by the Volunteer Coordinator or Team Leader regarding your assignment.


*All shifts are a minimum of SIX hours.

*Volunteer time at Signature Event requires physical labor, standing, walking, and working in the Kansas heat and wind. Know your limitations.

*Must be 18 to apply.

*Only ONE application per person. If more than one name on application, application will be denied.

*For Signature Event, volunteer should be available June 13, 2020 AND June 14, 2020.

*New application must be completed on an annual basis.


Personal Information


Mission Statement

What is Symphony in the Flint Hills Mission Statement?



Health and Physical Condition

For Signature Event, volunteers must be able to meet the following physical requirements:

Walk one mile in a rocky pasture.

Work in uncertain weather conditions, including heat and wind.

Stand up to six hours.

Please think carefully before answering this question, be honest with yourself and true to SFH. Are you physically capable to volunteer at the Signature Event?



Years of Service

Including this year, how many years have you volunteered with Symphony in the Flint Hills? This is the year that will be listed in the Commemorative Program. What team(s) have you been part of in the past?



Volunteer Opportunities

Choose three areas where you would like to volunteer. Placement is not guaranteed by your chosen interest.



Skills


Objectives for Volunteering

Why have you chosen to volunteer with Symphony in the Flint Hills? Do you volunteer anywhere else, and if so, where?



Strengths

Tell us why you should be chosen as a volunteer?



Commitment/Leadership

Do you have experience in volunteer leadership? If so, where and what have you accomplished?



Referrals

How did you hear about this volunteer opportunity, and if you were referred by a SFH Volunteer, what is name of volunteer?


If not referred, how did you hear about our volunteer program?



Implementing green event standards

Symphony in the Flint Hills works to reduce our impact on the land. Are you willing to carpool, bring your personal water bottle, recycle, reduce paper use and packaging, pack out items you bring to events, etc.?



Are you able to volunteer on June 14 for clean-up?


Volunteer Agreement

As a Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. (SFH) volunteer, I understand that aside from benefits listed in the Volunteer Handbook, there will be no monetary compensation for my work. I understand that SFH volunteers are not employees of the event or Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc.


I have been provided and have read the Volunteer Handbook and will abide by the rules, regulations, and procedures, including but not limited to the general information and volunteer expectations in the handbook.


I understand as a SFH volunteer I am not an agent of or authorized to transact business, enter into agreements, or otherwise make commitments on behalf of SFH unless expressly authorized in writing by Leslie VonHolten, Executive Director.


I am aware of all inherent risks involved in being a volunteer at Symphony in the Flint Hills. I acknowledge that SFH carries Workers' Compensation coverage that includes coverage for volunteers. I acknowledge that my sole and exclusive remedy in the event of an injury arising out of and in the scope of my activities as a volunteer for SFH is from Workers' Compensation coverage. Otherwise, to the extent permitted by the law, I release and hold harmless SFH, its officers, agents and employees of and from any and all liability, damage, or claim of any nature whatsoever arising out of or in any way related to my SFH volunteer work.


I will be responsible for my own transportation.


I understand I may be photographed or videotaped during the SFH event and I grant SFH a release for the use of such photos or tapes for promotional and other purposes.


I certify that I am in good health and good physical condition. If not, I have made known any limitations on the volunteer application.


I agree to volunteer a minimum of six hours for SFH.


I am at least 18 years of age.