Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a City of Torrance 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.

Position Applying for

Please indicate the position you are applying for (limit 3) and the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.


Please enter your availability as shown below.

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.

Emergency Contacts

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

Education, Skills, & License

Please enter the level of education you have attained and also provide your driver's license if applicable. If you have not graduated from high school, please indicate the highest grade completed.


Please indicate any paid or unpaid job experience that may assist you in the position that you are applying for.

Conviction History

Your application is subject to a complete background review including a review of all criminal convictions. A conviction does not immediately disqualify an applicant from serving as a City of Torrance Volunteer; consideration will be given to the length of time that has elapsed, the severity of the offense, and the relationship of the offense to the position the applicant is applying for. Applicants that intentionally withhold conviction information will be disqualified from service as a City of Torrance volunteer. Use the space provided below to disclose any convictions, including misdemeanors, and the date of the conviction.

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.