Please complete this application form if you are interested in completing court appointed community service at Denton County Friends of the Family. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. Please, allow for one week for processing.

Volunteer Information


Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.


Requirements

In order to complete community service hours with our agency, you must meet the following requirements: pass a criminal background check (We do not accept volunteers with theft charges, felony charges, or violent offenses),not received DCFOF services within the past year, and are 18 years or older.


Demographic Information

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


Emergency Contact


Availability

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


Community Service Information


Authorization & Consent for Release of Information

I hereby give my permission for Friends of the Family, Inc. to obtain information relating to my background and
criminal history record through the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Records Service and/or Asset
Control, Inc.


Volunteer Agreement & Confidentiality

I will respect and maintain the confidentiality of client identity and information.

I will respect and maintain the confidentiality of staff and volunteer identity and information.

I will only disclose the identity of a staff or volunteer with their permission.

I will maintain the confidentiality of the shelter location and respect the security of all Friends of the Family locations.

I understand that revealing information regarding the location of the shelter or identity of clients, staff, or volunteers could potentially put them in danger. The safety and well being of client, staff, and volunteers will be my primary concern.

I will notify the Executive Director of Friends of the Family immediately, during and after my affiliation with Friends of the Family, if I receive a court order regarding any agency records, other than my personal records, including but not limited to, program records, nonresidents, shelter center activities, or personnel issues.

I do for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators hereby release, and forever discharge, indemnify, and defend Friends of the Family, Inc. and each of their officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless to the full extent permitted by law from and against any and all causes of actions, suits, liabilities, costs, debts and sums of money, claims and demands whatsoever, and any and all related attorney’s fees in connection with my role as a volunteer or agent of the agency.

I will continue to maintain this agreement even after my active affiliation with Friends of the Family has ended.

As a community service volunteer I will:

* Come dressed in appropriate attire (comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes and no images depicting violence, drugs or alcohol).
* Follow the task instructions given to you.
* Complete each task assigned to you.
* Take personal phone calls away from the work area.
* Respect staff, customers and clients of Denton County Friends of the Family.

I acknowledge that I must meet these expectations to receive credit for my hours worked.




I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Denton County Friends of the Family volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.