The City of Temple is looking for fun and outgoing individuals who would like to dress up and enhance our upcoming 2020 Halloween events. Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a City of Temple volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.


Name and Contact Information


Volunteer Information


Volunteer Demographic 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.



Assignment Preference

Click on the assignments to read a brief description. Click the circle to select which fun assignments you are interested in!



Special Requirements

Do you have any special requirements or medical conditions that we should be aware of? If so, please explain.



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.



Criminal History

Have you been convicted of any violations other than a minor traffic offense? If so, please explain. All ongoing volunteers are asked to pass a criminal background check before beginning volunteer work.



Emergency Contact Information


Volunteer Agreements

The City of Temple referred to as the City very much appreciates your willingness and commitment to donating your time and talents to the City. Volunteers make a significant difference and we thank you for your participation in any and all volunteer activities. As a volunteer, you serve as an ambassador of the City and are expected to comply with applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines designed to maintain a positive image of the City and to facilitate safe and efficient use of volunteer services. Persons wishing to volunteer for the City must agree and comply with the following terms and conditions:


I agree to serve as a volunteer for the City of Temple. I will observe the ordinances, policies and procedures of the City while I am volunteering. I agree and understand that I am responsible for complying with supervisory directives from City staff or staff from other organizations who are jointly running any event/program which I agree to volunteer for. I understand that I may terminate my volunteer services for the City at any time and for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice, and the City retains the same right.


Each volunteer is solely responsible for determining if he/she is physically fit and/or properly skilled for any volunteer activity. It is always advisable, especially if the volunteer is pregnant, disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity.


WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

Please read this language carefully and be aware that in consideration for providing volunteer services, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with your (or your minor child/ward’s) volunteer services (including transportation services, when provided).


This Waiver and Release is executed by me, on my behalf and on behalf of my minor child/ward, in favor of the City of Temple and its directors, officers, employees, and agents. I (or my minor child/ward) desire to volunteer for the City of Temple, and I hereby freely and voluntarily, without duress, execute this Waiver under the following terms:

1. Waiver and release. I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless City of Temple and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, whether in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from my (or my minor child/ward’s) participation in any volunteer activity. I understand and acknowledge that this Waiver discharges City of Temple from any liability or claim that I, the Volunteer (or my minor child/ward), may have against City of Temple with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from my (or my minor child/ward’s) participation in any volunteer activity. I also understand that City of Temple does not assume any responsibility for, or obligation to provide, financial assistance or compensation of any kind, in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage.

2. Medical Treatment. I hereby release and forever discharge City of Temple from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my participation in any volunteer activity.

3. Assumption of the Risk. I understand that my participation in the Project may include activities that may be hazardous to me. I hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities and release City of Temple from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the activities or in relation to my (or my minor child/ward’s) participation in any volunteer activity. I understand that the nature of any volunteer activity may cause me (or my minor child/ward) to be exposed to potentially dangerous activities. I freely and expressly assume all risk associated with my (or my minor child/ward’s) participation in any volunteer activity.

4. Photographic Release. I grant and convey unto City of Temple all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by City of Temple during my (or my minor child/ward’s) participation in any volunteer activity. I give permission for any photographs taken during the volunteer activities to be used for promotional purposes by the City of Temple now and in the future.

5. Other. I expressly agree that this Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Texas in the United States of America, and that this Waiver shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Waiver shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable.

6. Covid. My, or my minor child’s, participation in the event may involve a risk of injury, illness, or death including exposure to pandemic illness, including COVID-19. I understand that COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic, is extremely contagious, and is believed to be spread primarily from person-to person contact. While the City has taken measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, I acknowledge and agree the City cannot guarantee that I or my child/children will not become infected with COVID-19 and I understand and affirm that attending this event could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19 or other illness. By signing this document, I voluntarily assume all risk and liability for exposure or infection from COVID- 19 that I or my child/children might incur and acknowledge that such exposure may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability and death. I agree and acknowledge that the release, waiver and indemnification agreement contained herein specifically includes any claim, demand, liability, cost, suit, charge or compensation for loss or injury of any kind arising out of or related to COVID-19.