Please complete this application if you are interested in becoming a Youth Volunteer with the Detroit Historical Society. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom. All applicants must also submit a completed Parental Consent Form located on the Volunteer Information page of our website. Your application will not be processed until both forms are received by our volunteer office.


Name and Address

This section of the application is mandatory. All interested applicants must have a valid email address and internet access to join the Society's volunteer program



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.



Work/Volunteer Experience

Please describe your recent volunteer experience. If none, please share your recent work experience.



Background

Describe any special skills, education and/or training, or hobbies.



Medical History

Do you have any special health conditions or restrictions? If so, please explain.



Community Service

Are you volunteering to fulfill a minimum education/graduation requirement? If so, please explain.



Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Keep in mind that some roles require attendance during family-friendly programming and events during nights and weekends.



Emergency Contact Information

Please list an emergency contact, their relationship to you and a telephone number to reach them



Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.



Additional Information

Please list how you heard about our volunteer program.



Applicant Signature

All youth volunteer applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or mentor upon receiving invitation to interview for placement. Recommendation letters must be submitted at time of interview.


I affirm that the information set forth above is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. False statements in this application may result in an inability to provide volunteer placement, or revocation of an offer of placement once falsity of a statement becomes known.