Please complete this volunteer application form if you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. Thank you!

NOTE: Applicants 17 years of age or younger must have parent/guardian approval and applicants 14 years of age or younger must have a parent/guardian accompany applicant on all volunteer activities with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.


Volunteer Information


Documentation

Check all items that you have (please bring a copy of driver's license to volunteer orientation):



Emergency Contact


Demographic Information

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



Employment (if applicable)


Professional skills and experience


Volunteer Interest


Student Information (if applicable)

If you are a high school or college student, please complete the following information.



References

Please provide two professional or personal references (references contacted based on volunteer role).



Availability

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



Assignment Preference

*Please note that ALL school or credit based Internships must be pre-approved by the Volunteer Services Program. Please contact Fidel Rassu at frassu@catholiccharities.org for more information.

Also, when asking to work directly with children and families, you may be subject to an additional criminal background check. This process can take 3-4 weeks. You will not be able to volunteer in these areas until the process is complete.



New Volunteer Orientation Dates

Please pick the date that you are able to attend New Volunteer Orientation. You only need to attend one orientation. These are Zoom orientations and each are approximately 30 minutes in length. At orientation you will be informed in more detail of the volunteer opportunities and instructed of the following steps you have to take to complete the volunteer process. Orientation are hosted by Volunteer Managers, and dates are subject to change. For more information, please contact Dottie Bateman, Volunteer Manager (Fort Bend county), at dbateman@catholiccharities.org, 281-202-6222 or Fidel Rassu, Volunteer Manager (Galveston-Houston areas), at frassu@catholiccharities.org, 713.874.6563. A Volunteer Manager will email you the link and more details after the submission of your application.



Volunteer Agreement

I certify that the information on this application is true and I understand that my misrepresentation or omission of facts will be justification for ineligibility to volunteer. I authorize background checks and inquiries. The submission of this volunteer application serves as my electronic signature.