This application is for those between the ages of 12 and 17.

Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a City of Rohnert Park volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Contact Information


You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


What is your main reason for wanting to volunteer at the Rohnert Park Animal Shelter?

Animal Handling Experience

Please describe any animal handling experience that you have, including your current pets (breeds, sexes, ages).

Relevant Volunteer/Work Experience

Please list any other previous volunteer/work experience that would be relevant.

Special Skills

Identify any special skills we might utilize (artistic, computer, photography, carpentry, fundraising, etc.)


Please list your current or most recent employer, if applicable.


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

Community Service Hours

If you need to complete volunteer hours for school credit or community service, please list:

1. Number of hours required

2. Deadline for completion

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?

Additional Information

Please list any physical limitations or allergies that would restrict your activities here.


You will be required to attend an orientation and training weekend before you are able to volunteer. Please visit the following site to sign up for an upcoming orientation and training weekend. Please note, there are a limited number of spaces available for each orientation. If all spaces are filled, be sure to check back regularly to see if spots open up or if more orientations have been added.

I Agree

I understand and agree that:

1. Submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a City of Rohnert Park volunteer, and that there are certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.

2. I understand the commitment involved in volunteering at the Rohnert Park Animal Shelter and will be able to make at least a 6 month commitment to volunteering here.

3. By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.