Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Gardens on Spring Creek! We are currently accepting volunteer applications. Please complete this form and click the Continue button at the bottom of the page when you are finished.


The Gardens on Spring Creek accepts volunteers age 15 and over. Volunteers between the ages of 11 and 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Volunteers that will be working in a position of trust must submit to a criminal background check.


Personal Information

Please enter your personal information. Fields with an asterisk * are required fields. If you are under 18 years old, please include your birth year.



Emergency Contact Information

Please list someone local that we may contact in case of emergency.



Education, Skills, Certificates, and Affiliations

Please select as many skills as you feel are applicable to you.



Volunteer Interests

Please check all that apply.



Current Work Experience

(if applicable)



Reference

Please list someone not related to you who knows you in a work, school or volunteer setting.



Volunteer Orientation

Please choose a date that you can attend an orientation.


If you would like to volunteer for a special event only or need a one day project for a class or service learning, please contact Lauren Dewey at ldewey@fcgov.com.

Thank you!



Certification, Release and Waiver

I certify that all statements made in this application are true and complete. I authorize the City to investigate all statements made as a part of this application and to secure any necessary information from all prior employers, volunteer programs, references, academic institutions, law enforcement agencies, other persons and entities, and public records. I hereby release all such persons, entities, employers, volunteer programs, references, institutions, agencies, and the City from any and all liability arising from their giving or receiving information about my employment history, academic credentials, qualifications, reputation, driving record, and criminal record. Successful completion of a background check is a qualification to volunteer in certain programs. A photocopy of this release can be used for all purposes.


I understand that any false answers or misleading statements as well as misrepresentations by omission made by me as part of my application, will be sufficient for rejection of my application or for my immediate discharge, should one be discovered after I have started volunteer activities.


I understand that nothing in this volunteer application, in the City’s statement of personnel policies or in my communication with any City employee or official is intended to create an employment contract between the City and me. Accordingly, either I or the City may terminate my volunteer status at will at any time with or without cause or notice. I understand that the at-will nature of the volunteer relationship can only be changed in a specific writing signed by the Director of Human Resources. I understand that I will not be paid or receive any other remuneration for my services as a volunteer with the City.


Media Release


I hereby give permission for my images, captured during regular and special Gardens on Spring Creek activities through video, photo or other depictions, to be used in all forms of media and in all manners, for advertising, trade or any other lawful purpose. I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including copy that may be created in connection therewith. I also waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.


Volunteer Waiver


I understand and am aware that participation as a volunteer at the Gardens on Spring Creek may involve physical work including bending and lifting, and other inherent risks and hazards, including the risk of injury. As consideration for being able to participate as a volunteer, I release the City of Fort Collins, its officers, agents, volunteers and employees and agree to hold them harmless from any liability for any claim arising out of any injuries and/or damage to me, my property, or loss of any other sort arising out of or related to my participation as a volunteer, whether the result of the negligence of the City of Fort Collins or any other person. I agree to indemnify the City of Fort Collins, its officers, agents, volunteers and employees and to be responsible for all harm, injury or damage I cause to any persons, property or equipment in conjunction with my participation as a volunteer. I hereby give consent for emergency medical care as prescribed by a medical professional. I understand that I will not be paid or receive any other remuneration for my services as a volunteer with the City. I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understand, and agree to the preceding statement. I hereby give consent for emergency medical care prescribed by a medical professional.


I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understand, and agree to the preceding statements.