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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.