Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cheyenne Botanic Garden volunteer. Once you complete this application form, click the CONTINUE button at the bottom of this page. You will then need to complete the City application forms. A link to the City application forms is provided on our volunteer webpage as well as other documents of interest.

We accept volunteers age 12+ and because we do work with youth YOU MUST submit to a criminal background check and finger printing as required by the City of Cheyenne Human Resources office.


Applicant Information


Education, Skills & Experience

In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill? Check all that apply.


Why are you interested in volunteering?

In a few words, please describe why you are interested in volunteering at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens?


Availability Assignment Preference

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.
The following volunteer assignments may currently be available. You may click the assignment names to learn more about that assignment. Use this list to rank your top three assignment choices.


Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?


Previous volunteer experience

Please list any previous volunteer experience.


Medical conditions

Please list any pre-existing conditions and list any medications which we should be aware of, so that we can assign appropriate volunteer activities that don’t add risks to your health.


Please list one reference

Feel free to list professors, employers, etc.


Do you have your own transportation?


Meet with Volunteer Coordinator

Meeting times are for Monday's Only. Please indicate your preferred meeting time.


I Agree

CERTIFICATION, RELEASE & WAIVER
I certify that all statements made in this application are true and complete. I authorize the City to investigate all statements made as a part of this application and to secure any necessary information from all prior employers, volunteer programs, references, academic institutions, law enforcement agencies, other persons and entities, and public records. I hereby release all such persons, entities, employers, volunteer programs, references, institutions, agencies, and the City from any and all liability arising from their giving or receiving information about my criminal record. Successful completion of a background check is a qualification to volunteer in certain programs. A photocopy of this release can be used for all purposes.
I understand that any false answers or misleading statements as well as misrepresentations by omission made by me as part of my application, will be sufficient for rejection of my application or for my immediate discharge, should one be discovered after I have started volunteer activities.
I understand that nothing in this volunteer application, in the City’s statement of personnel policies or in my communication with any City employee or official is intended to create an employment contract between the City and me. Accordingly, either I or the City may terminate my volunteer status at will at any time with or without cause or notice. I understand that the at-will nature of the volunteer relationship can only be changed in a specific writing signed by the Director of Human Resources. I understand that I will not be paid or receive any other remuneration for my services as a volunteer with the City.

MEDIA RELEASE
I hereby give permission for my images, captured during regular and special Cheyenne Botanic Gardens activities through video, photo or other depictions, to be used in all forms of media and in all manners, for advertising, trade or any other lawful purpose. I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including copy that may be created in connection therewith. I also waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.

VOLUNTEER WAIVER
I understand and am aware that participation as a volunteer at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens may involve physical work including bending and lifting, and other inherent risks and hazards, including the risk of injury. As consideration for being able to participate as a volunteer, I release the City of Cheyenne, its officers, agents, volunteers and employees and agree to hold them harmless from any liability for any claim arising out of any injuries and/or damage to me, my property, or loss of any other sort arising out of or related to my participation as a volunteer, whether the result of the negligence of the City of Cheyenne or any other person. I agree to indemnify the City of Cheyenne, its officers, agents, volunteers and employees and to be responsible for all harm, injury or damage I cause to any persons, property or equipment in conjunction with my participation as a volunteer. I hereby give consent for emergency medical care as prescribed by a medical professional. I understand that I will not be paid or receive any other remuneration for my services as a volunteer with the City. I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understand, and agree to the preceding statement. I hereby give consent for emergency medical care prescribed by a medical professional.