Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Horizons volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.
Please use full names in this section. We use this information to run your background check. Thank you!
Please enter the information of a trusted contact for you in the event of an emergency.
You may optionally provide the following information. It will not be used as a selection or exclusion criteria for volunteer opportunities. This data allows Horizons to ensure that our volunteer base reflects the diverse nature of our clients and our community.
Please use the checkboxes to indicate the volunteer opportunities you're interested in
Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.
Tell us about your work experience and any past volunteer activities you have enjoyed.
It is the policy of Horizons, A Family Service Alliance to provide a safe, helping environment and service for our clients. Therefore, the Agency requires that criminal, child abuse and dependent adult abuse record checks and any other background information be completed on all who are considered for employment, internship, or volunteering at Horizons. Please complete the information below by checking the appropriate statement and adding additional information required.
Please note that charges that have been deferred will be visible in a criminal background history report as will non-convictions.
I consent to Horizons or its assignee to be allowed to use my name or likenesses of me, including photographs, video, and/or quotations of my remarks for public distribution, including published articles and promotional pieces.
I declare that I have a valid Iowa Driver’s License and that I maintain liability insurance for operating a vehicle.
It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. It is the policy of Horizons, A Family Service Alliance, to make every reasonable effort to provide a safe environment for our clients and volunteers.
The promotion of an individual person, their business/company or religion they represent is prohibited. The use of volunteering to directly or indirectly solicit or prospect for financial gain is strictly prohibited. This includes announcements of fee or free networking opportunities that ultimately lead to a solicitation. We do not allow solicitation of our clients at any time. You are fully responsible for your conduct and could be asked not to return to the agency.
I understand that I may be in a position to view or overhear personal or medical information regarding some of the agency’s clients. In keeping with the professional standards and ethics of Horizons, I will consider all client information to be strictly confidential and, therefore, not to be shared with or discussed with any unauthorized person, either inside or outside the agency.