Thank you for your interest in fostering with Faithful Friends Animal Society! Please fill out this application in full and except to hear from our Foster Coordinator when animals arrive at the shelter which meet your criteria. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to confirm we received your application, please reach out to volunteer@faithfulfriends.us.


Items marked with an asterisk (*) are required.


Before continuing, please make sure you meet all of the Foster Requirements.


Foster Requirements:

+ You must be at least 18 years old to foster an animal with Faithful Friends.

+ All pets in a volunteer’s home must have current vaccinations to avoid transferring illness.

+ All volunteers are subject to a Criminal History check.

+ All Volunteers must have reliable transportation to and from Faithful Friends veterinary appointments and check-ups.

+ Our focus is on building a long-term relationship with our volunteers. Our priority for acceptance into our Foster Program will be volunteers who are willing to make a commitment of at least 6 months.


Contact Information


About you


About your home

Please tell us about your home and what animals you are able to care for. This will help our staff match you with one or more of our shelter pets! Select all that apply.


Specific Interest

If you are applying because of your interest in fostering a specific animal at our shelter, please let us know!
**Applying for a specific animal, does not guarantee you will be chosen to Foster them.


Availability

Foster care may be for 3 days to 4 weeks or for the life of the animal (in the case of a very senior animal needing to live out his/her life in comfort). Help us determine who would fit well in your home based on your availability.


Email Preferences

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Volunteer Authorization & Agreement by Applicant

Faithful Friends Animal Society (FFAS) seeks to provide a safe and secure environment for its resident animals, staff, and volunteers. We require all volunteers to attend an Information Session, as well as other necessary training, and to comply with our policies and procedures aimed toward maintaining animal health and safety.

I certify that the facts set forth in this volunteer application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false statement, omission or misrepresentation in my application or placement interview may result in the rejection of my application or discharge from the volunteer program. I understand that FFAS has the right to deny any application at their discretion.

I consent to having FFAS complete a criminal background check prior to volunteering if deemed necessary. I also agree to complete a drug screening if relevant to the position for which I am applying.

I acknowledge that my services are provided strictly on a volunteer basis, without pay or compensation of any kind, and without liability of any nature of behalf of FFAS, with all services to be performed at my own risk.

I recognize that in handling animals and performing other tasks, therein exists a risk of injury including physical harm caused by the animals. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and executors, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless FFAS, its staff, volunteers, members, and Board of Directors from any and all claims, causes of action or demands of any nature of cause, including costs and attorney’s fees incurred by FFAS in connection with the same, based on damages or injuries which may be incurred or sustained by me in any way connected with my services to FFAS, including but not limited to animal bites, scratches, accidents or injuries. I also understand that as a volunteer, I am not covered by any workers compensation policies.

I understand that public relations are an important part of volunteering at FFAS. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives, and executors, I hereby allow FFAS to use any photographs taken of me for use in public relations efforts.