Volunteer Application

Please complete this application form if you are interest in helping the animals of Snohomish County as an ARF Volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the 'Continue' button at the bottom.

This information is only used within ARF. Your information will not be sold or distributed unless required by law.


Basic Information

First name: *
Last name: *
Street 1: *
Street 2:
Street 3:
City: *
State: *
Zip: *
Primary phone: * Ok to call me here
Secondary phone:    Ok to call me here
Email address: *
Age range: *
How did you hear about ARF?:

Emergency Contact

First name: *
Last name: *
Primary phone: * Ok to call here
Secondary phone:    Ok to call here
Relationship: *
Describe any physical limitations,mental limitations, and/or allergies that effect your ability to volunteer at ARF. 

Skill and Experience

Check all skills that you have moderate to excellent aptitude

Creative Arts Data Entry Donation Procurement
Events Coordination Fundraising Grant Writing
Marketing Photography Public Speaking
Teaching Transportation Writing
Baking Sewing

List any skills that may not be listed above.


Please list your current employer. You can also use 'Student', 'Retired', or 'Unemployed' in the Employer Name field.

Does your employer Volunteer Match?:
Employer name:

Demographic Information

T-Shirt size:

Additional Information

What do you hope to gain from your volunteer experience? Is there anything else that ARF should know about you?

Volunteer Agreement

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as an Animal Rescue Foundation volunteer. There may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures, to become an official volunteer. By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate. As a volunteer, I agree to:
  • Work the shifts and/or projects that I commit to working. I will give the Volunteer Program Lead or Project Lead advance notice if I am unable to make a shift or complete a project. I agree to arrive promptly for my volunteer shift and to work the complete shift.
  • Wear a name tag, volunteer t-shirt and appropriate attire at all times when I am volunteering for ARF.
  • Not bring visitors to my shift unless given permission in advance by the Volunteer Program Lead.
  • Not bring pets to my shift.
  • Read all communications from ARF and attend occasional volunteer meetings and training sessions.
  • Communicate with the Volunteer Program Lead about any concerns that I have about my volunteer work. I will report any injury or unsafe condition I may observe or experience while volunteering.
  • Have a current Tetanus shot.
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures.
  • Agree that my picture, including video or live broadcast, may be taken during the course of my volunteer work. I give permission to ARF to utilize any pictures or video taken for use in ARF's advertising or promotion to the public.
  • Conduct myself in a responsible and professional manner, and to fully represent ARF's policies when interacting with the public, and defer to a Project Lead or a Board Director if I ever encounter questions I cannot answer.
  • Certify that I will keep confidential information about the public, adopters, staff or volunteers I may come to learn in the course of my duties as a volunteer.
  • Acknowledge that there are certain risks involved with working animals, including but not limited to bites, scratches, zoonotic disease and allergic reactions. I am also aware that there may be risks involving the use of certain cleaning products while performing my volunteer duties. I will observe all ARF safety procedures and abide by the strict cleaning procedures.
  • Certify that I am volunteering for ARF of my own free will and take any risks involved knowingly and by choice. l will not hold ARF, its employees, board of directors or agents, responsible in any way for any injury to myself while performing my volunteer duties for ARF.
  • Understand that ARF reserves the right to release me from my volunteer activities at any time.

I Agree


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