Please complete this application if you are interested in becoming a Hope Animal Rescue volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.
Please provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.
Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.
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.
Volgistics Volunteer Alerts sends reminders, alerts, and custom messages from System Operators and
Coordinators. Use this section to opt-in and opt-out of text messaging (also known as "SMS"),
and initially set how you would like to receive messages. Your messages can be delivered as emails,
text messages, or none. You can change this at any time through VicNet. View supported phone carriers.
Message and Data Rates May Apply. For help or information on this program send "HELP" to 28344.
You can send "STOP" to 28344 at any time to opt out. For additional assistance, call 888-891-6978 or
Message frequency based on account settings.
Messages are not guaranteed to be delivered. All messages will be sent by email until you respond "YES"
to the welcome text message sent after the application form is submitted. Message preferences
can be changed in VicNet on the Account tab.
I will abide by the mission, rules, policies, and programs of HAR while I am a volunteer.
I agree to be supervised by a designee and will work as a team member with all volunteers.
I will treat all animals, other volunteers, and the public with dignity and respect while representing HAR.
I understand that HAR will investigate any suspicion of abuse or mistreatment of animals in HAR programs, and will report any proof to authorities for prosecution.
I have accurately and truthfully completed this application. I understand and agree with the contents.
I understand that my photo and image may be posted to public and social media sites.
I understand and agree that ALL services performed by me are on a strictly volunteer basis, with no expectation of remuneration, compensation, or pay of any kind. I understand that I am not an employee of HAR, and will not receive benefits from HAR. This includes insurance coverage of any kind.
I understand and agree that HAR shall incur NO liability of any nature as a result of my volunteering with HAR. I understand there is an inherent risk of injury with handling animals and other tasks associated with volunteering, which may include physical harm or possibly death.
I understand that HAR recommends vaccinations be current for humans and their pets.
I understand that HAR does NOT provide insurance coverage to volunteers, it is recommended for volunteers to maintain insurance coverage at their own expense, for potential accidents and injury resulting from volunteering with HAR.
I will not perform any duties for which I am not adequately trained for, or not comfortable with. I will express concerns to leadership, and refuse to do anything I am not completely comfortable with.
On behalf of myself, my heirs, and personal representatives, I hereby release, discharge, and indemnify and hold harmless, HAR and it's assigns, successors, agents, staff, officers, board of directors, and representatives from any and all claims, causes of action or demands of any nature of cause whatsoever, including costs and legal fees arising out of, or relating to, my volunteering with HAR, including but not limited to, animal bites, disease, accidents, property damage, and/or injuries.