Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at Families First!


All volunteer applicants are required to complete an application and interview. Orientation and training will also be required for all volunteers. A background investigation and/or finger printing may be required for some positions.



Name and address


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 and help us recruit more great people like you!



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.



Availability

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



Emergency Contact


References


Position Description

What volunteer positions or opportunities interest you the most?



Volunteering at Families First

Please describe your reasons for wanting to volunteer with Families First.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Please describe your experience, strengths, and all skills that you would bring as a volunteer. Include fluency of a second language, if any.



Opportunity

How did you find out about this volunteer opportunity?



Criminal History

Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense more serious than a minor traffic violation?


If yes, please give details.




Questions and Concerns

Please list questions or concerns you might have about volunteering with Families First.



Volunteer Agreement

I believe to the best of my knowledge that all information provided on this application is accurate, true and correct.


I understand that falsification of any information on this application can lead to my termination as a volunteer and that Families First may verify the information on this application.


As a condition of my candidacy for volunteering with Families First, I understand that Families First will conduct a criminal background and sex offender registry check on me for volunteer purposes. I also understand that as long as I remain a volunteer for Families First, the criminal history and sex offender records check may be repeated at any time.


By signing this Acknowledgement and Authorization, I authorize Families First, and /or any other company authorized by Families First, to access such information as may be necessary to complete these background checks. I agree that a fax or photocopy of the Acknowledgment and Authorization with my signature will be accepted with the same authority as the original.


I understand that all information - verbal, written, or computerized - concerning donors and consumer clients will be held in the strictest confidence and shared only within the agency to the degree necessary to perform the task at hand. I understand that compliance with this policy is a condition of my participation in the Families First volunteer program and that failure to maintain confidentiality will result in termination of my volunteer relationship with the agency, or other corrective action.


I hereby authorize Families First to publish photographs or video images taken of me, and my name, for use in Families First’s internal and external promotions. I acknowledge that since my participation is voluntary, I will receive no financial compensation. I further agree that my participation in any publication, website or other media produced by Families First confers upon me no rights of ownership whatsoever.


In consideration, and as a condition, of my acceptance by Families First as a volunteer, I hereby waive, release, and hold harmless Families First, its officers, directors, employees, representatives, and volunteers from any and all claims and actions related to or arising out of the procurement or disclosure of information provided by me or obtained about me in connection with my background check or my volunteer activities for Families First.