This form is ONLY for individuals. at least 14 years of age, applying to volunteer with Good Karma.

THIS IS NOT AN APPLICATION TO FOSTER. If you are interested in fostering, please visit www.goodkarmapetrescue.org to sign up.


***VOLUNTEER APPLICATION ONLY***

***UNDER AGE 14 NOT PERMITTED***


Thank for your interest in helping Good Karma Pet Rescue, Pet Adoption Center, and Kitten Nursery. Please tell us a little about yourself so we can help you find Volunteer Opportunities that are the best fit you!


Contact Information


Profile


Facebook

Most of our communication is done through Facebook and our various groups. If you are not already a member, would you be willing to create a Facebook account, join our Facebook groups created for volunteers, and sign up for Facebook's Messenger app? If yes, please check all that apply.



Student/Community Service Hours

If you need credit for Student Volunteer Service Hours or have a Court-Ordered Community Service mandate, please complete the section below.



Volunteer Opportunities

In what ways would you like to help? Check all that apply?



Skills and Experience

In which areas do you feel you have moderate to expert ability or experience? Check all that apply.



Availability

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



Assignment Preference

Listed below are all assignments offered by Good Karma Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. Select all the assignments in which you are interested in volunteering*. Check all that apply.


*Please note that some assignments may not be active or open at this time, though you will be notified as soon as they become available.



Communication

We keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email and text, however we will not send you any messages that you prefer not to receive. Use the options below to either choose the kinds of texts or emails that you would like to receive from us. However, we must have some way to contact you for recruitment appeals, information request, and emergency situations and we will only contact you when necessary and pertain directly to you. Thank you for your cooperation!



Emergency Contact

Please enter the contact information for the person to be contacted in the event of an emergency.



Minors and Juniors

Animals can have an unpredictable nature which increases potential dangers and risk of harm, severe injury, and even death. In rare and very special circumstances, permission may be granted for exceptional and experienced volunteers, with many hours served, and with prior written approval from the PAC Director, Kennel/Cattery Managers, Volunteer Management, and agreement of their parent or guardian. Please note that due safety concerns, volunteers under the age of 18 are prohibited from any contact with dogs and interaction with cats will be severely limited and volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entirety of the shift.


IF YOU ARE UNDER 18, YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST SIGN BELOW.



Volunteer Information Center

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages.


I have carefully read this Agreement/Release and fully understand its contents, and sign it of my own free will.




I agree to hold harmless Good Karma, its Board of Directors, their successors, heirs or assigns, any agent carrying out duties on behalf of Good Karma, and any and all participating persons who might be claimed to be liable, whether or not herein named, from any and all actions, causes of action, lawsuits, claims and demands which I now have or may hereafter have, arising out of, or in any way relating to, any and all injuries and damages, to both person and property, and also any and all injuries and damages that may develop in the future, as a result of or in any way relating to my participation as a Good Karma volunteer or foster home.


I fully understand that Good Karma makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the health, temperament, mental disposition and training of the animal(s) and understand that Good Karma makes no representations or guarantees about any animal’s temperament and that any comment that an animal may be good with children or other animals or is housebroken is based upon information provided by previous owners or shelter notes and not a guarantee. I am aware that dogs may cause property damage or personal injury to myself, my family or others.


I have carefully read this Agreement/Release and fully understand its contents, and sign it of my own free will.