Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a volunteer within the Diocese of Venice in Florida. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom and your application will be automatically submitted to the entity you have selected. For more detailed information about volunteer ministries and roles, please contact or visit the entity website directly.


Contact Information

When completing this section please list your local mailing address as your contact address. If you are a parent completing this for a minor, please enter your own information here and the minor volunteer information in a later section of the form.



EMail

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.



Demographics

This information is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers and to avoid duplicate entries in the volunteer database.



Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?



Skills & Experience

Please check all that apply below to help us understand the talents and experience you would like to share in your volunteer role. If you choose Other, please provide more information in the text box below. Feel free to add any other qualifications or experience in the text box as well.



Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.



Select Primary Location

Please select the entity below where you are interested in volunteering.



Confidentiality Agreement

You understand that in the course of your volunteering within the Diocese of Venice that you receive and become aware of information from the pastor/administrator, employees, other volunteers, parishioners and others who are involved with the parish or school either directly or indirectly which is sensitive and confidential in nature.


In your capacity as a volunteer, you agree to keep all such information strictly confidential and further agree that you will not communicate, disclose, divulge or otherwise use, directly or indirectly, such information during and after your volunteer assignment with the Diocese of Venice or any individual Diocesan entity or group.




Driving as part of your Volunteer duties

If your volunteer service is to include driving, a Motor vehicle record check will be required showing a driving record with less than 6 points and free of suspensions or DUI findings. Proof of insurance with liability limits of 100/300 is required on your auto insurance policy.



Safe Environment and Background Screening

Depending on your volunteer role within the Diocese, fingerprinting and criminal history screening may be required. Safe Environment training may also be required if you will be interacting with minors and/or vulnerable adults.


The Diocese of Venice and all Diocesan Entities work diligently to provide a safe environment for all, and are committed to ongoing training and background screening for all employees, clergy and volunteers working among children and vulnerable adults.



Contact Information for Minor Volunteer Applicant

If the volunteer applicant is under age 18, please enter the minor's contact information in this section.



Policies, Procedures and Forms

If your volunteer application is approved, you will be required to comply with Policies, Procedures and Forms as part of your engagement with Diocese of Venice entity. These include, but are not limited to, Policy and Procedural Guidelines relating to protection of children and vulnerable adults, Code of Pastoral Conduct, Code of Conduct for Volunteers working with minors, and Attestation of Good Moral Character. These will be provided to you as part of your onboarding at the Parish or location you will be volunteering.



I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Diocese of Venice in Florida volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.