Thank you for your interest in supporting the Grammy Rose Dog Rescue & Sanctuary as a volunteer. We have a variety of opportunities available, and will work with you to find the perfect fit based on your skills, experience and availability. 

Please complete the following information as completely as possible. Once you complete the form, check the "I Agree" box and click the green Continue button at the bottom. A member of our staff will then be in contact with upcoming orientation dates. 

On behalf of the Grammy Rose support team and the dogs we serve, thank you. (Note: Questions marked with an asterisk are required.)

About You

Please complete the following information, and make sure to include at least one phone number so that we can contact you.

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important rescue operational news and updates. However, we will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the check boxes below to check or uncheck the kinds of email you would like to receive. To opt out of all emails, uncheck all the boxes. You can opt out of these emails at any time.

Emergency Contact

Please provide contact information for someone we can contact in the event of an emergency while you are on site volunteering.

Volunteer Opportunity Interest

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Which of the following opportunities interest you? Check as many as you wish.


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

Personal Animal/Pet History

What experience have you had with animals and pets, particularly those who have shared your home? Check all that apply.

Previous Volunteer Experience

If you have volunteer experience with other organizations (does not have to be animal related), please provide as much information as possible. Additional details can be placed in the comment box.

Hobbies and Interests

What do you like to do in your free time? Please share any hobbies, interests or special skills, particularly those you feel may be relevant to the rescue's operations.

Background Check

Part of the requirements to volunteer at Grammy Rose include a standard criminal background check. Have you ever been convicted of a crime (felony or misdeameanor)? If yes, please provide details. Note that answering yes does not automatically disqualify you from serving as a volunteer.


Please type your full name into the box below. This will serve as your signature to indicate all of the information you have provided above is accurate. After typing your name, please review the Agree & Waiver Section that follows. Entering your full name, clicking the "I Agree" checkbox and then clicking the green "Continue" button will transmit your application to us for review. (Note: If you are signing on behalf of someone under 18, please type YOUR full name).

Agreement and Waiver

In submitting this application, I agree that:
1. My services to Grammy Rose Dog Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc. (GR) are provided strictly in a volunteer capacity and without promise or expectation of salary or compensation.
2. I will familiarize myself and comply with all GR policies and procedures applicable to volunteers.
3. I understand that I may be handling animals and that there exists a risk for injury. I agree to hold harmless GR, Grammy Rose LLC, and their respective owners, operators, directors, officers, employees and volunteers from any and all claims to include medical bills, economic, non-economic, exemplary and punitive damages, lost wages, attorney’s fees and court costs based on damages or injury I may incur while volunteering.
4. I fully understand that GR expects high standards of moral and ethical treatment of the dogs under its care. I also understand that GR expects respectful treatment of GR customers, service partners, vendors, and other volunteers, and I agree to abide by these standards in my capacity as a volunteer.
5. I understand that as a volunteer, I may acquire information pertaining to the organization, its volunteers, staff, customers, donors and/or about certain matters which may be of a confidential nature. I agree to keep that information in the strictest of confidence.
6. I agree to attend all required orientation and training sessions, and I agree to abide by all volunteer policies and procedures presented to me by GR.
7. I understand that public relations is an important part of a volunteer’s activities, and authorize GR to use any photographs or video of me in its possession for public relations purposes.
8. I understand that GR is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, and has general liability insurance coverage, but does not provide insurance or workers’ compensation coverage for any volunteer.
9. I consent for GR to conduct a criminal background check and agree that all matters regarding such checks shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maine.
10. I attest that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age, or if the volunteer is under the age of eighteen (18), that I am his/her parent or legal guardian and that I am legally competent to execute this Agreement and Waiver.
By checking off "I Agree" and clicking the green "Continue" button below, I certify that the above information is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, and I understand that my completion of this form in no way obligates GR to have me volunteer. By submitting this application, I authorize GR to contact anyone I have indicated assent to contact.