Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming an Orange County Regional History Center volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Name and Contact Information

Demographic Information

Orange County is required by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to collect and maintain the information requested below for EEO statistical reporting purposes only. The information you provide is confidential.

Availability & Assignment Preference

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Please select the assignment(s) you would prefer.

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 Contact


Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications

Check all that apply:

Statement of Confidentiality

Volunteer Statement of Confidentiality
I agree to hold in confidence all information I become privy to regarding clients of The History Center.
I will not remove from the office of The History Center any electronic or written records, or copies thereof.
I accept full responsibility for maintaining the confidential nature of all records, guest contacts and information marked confidential.
I understand that I am personally responsible and fully liable for any violation of this agreement.

Volunteer Handbook Acknowledgement
I will review the Orange County Regional History Center Volunteer Handbook.
I am aware that I have the opportunity to ask any questions I have regarding the contents of the handbook.

I certify that the statements made in this volunteer application are true and correct. I understand that I will not be paid for my services as a volunteer and that filling out an application does not guarantee me acceptance into the volunteer program.

All information received from background screening documents will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility to volunteer. All arrests and convictions will be examined to determine relevance to volunteer position. In these situations eligibility determinations are based on a minimum of the last 5 years.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: No volunteer will be accepted who has been:
Arrested or convicted of any crime involving sexual misconduct with or against a minor.
Arrested or convicted for any type of violent crime.
Arrested or convicted of child abuse or domestic violence.

**Orange County Government will complete a background check.**