Volunteer Application Form
Thank­ you for your interest in volunteering for Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society. Please submit the application below & a member of our team will contact you as soon as possible. Please note, Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society volunteers will be required to adhere to our policies as outlined in our Volunteer Handbook.
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Name *
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Facebook Name *
Our primary means of communication is through Facebook, group pages with our fosters and volunteers. Do you have a Facebook name or could you set this up for this purpose.
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Phone Number *
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Address *
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Age *
Please note: Volunteers must be 18+
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Gender *
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Occupation *
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Education Level *
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Special Skills *
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Emergency Contact Information *
(Name/Relationship/Phone Number/Other)
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What suits your schedule for volunteer time? *
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How many hours weekly are you willing to commit to? *
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Are you able to commit to volunteer for at least six months? *
Please List all areas of expertise/interest from the following: Office/Clerical, Fundraising Volunteer, Fostering Volunteer, Foster Home Screenings, Adoption Day Volunteer, Adoption Calls/Screenings, Media Volunteer, Target Community, Outreach Committee, Participation Coin Box Pick-Ups,Transportation Volunteer, Pick Up / Drop Off, Donations Food Distribution, Volunteer Education, Outreach Volunteer, Blogging / Writing, Medical Care and Rehabilitation Volunteer, Photographer Volunteer, Ambassador, Special Event Volunteer *
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Please list any experience you have that would be an asset to our Rescue *
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Are there any duties you would prefer NOT to do? *
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Do you have previous volunteer experience? If so, where and with whom? *
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Personal or Work References (List 2) *
Please provide name and phone number
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Do you have any allergies, physical disabilities, or other limitations that may require accommodation or may restrict volunteer experience? *
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How did you hear about our volunteer program? *
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Are you a member of our organization? *
Do you have pets at home? If so, what kind? *
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Are they all spayed/neutered?
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Why do you want to volunteer for our organization? *
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Additional Comments
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Volunteer Acknowledgement and Participation in Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society events *
I agree to volunteer for Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society under the laws of the Province of Alberta. I do so at my own will and no one has demanded that I participate in any Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society’s (IWARS) activities.
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Nature of Volunteering for IWARS *
I will be contributing my efforts to various Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society’s activities assigned to me by the President, Vice President, Executive Director, IWARS Coordinators or other IWARS volunteers and agree: To read any volunteer related materials given to me, complete all required orientation, training, and paperwork related to my volunteer position(s). To disclose any physical or psychological limitation to appropriate staff before participating in any activity. Since I may be interacting with animals, healthy and sick, big and small, and may be lifting, carrying, moving, or otherwise engaging in physical labor, I will be respectful of my own limitations and will inform IWARS volunteers immediately of any such limitations. To read and obey all IWARS safety rules and regulations. In the interest and in the safety of the animals and volunteers. I acknowledge that IWARS has the right to revoke volunteer privileges if these rules and regulations are not followed. To treat all IWARS volunteers, animals, property, tools and equipment with respect and kindness. I will also return all IWARS property, including animals when my volunteer relationship ends or upon request. Either I or Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society can terminate this relationship
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No Compensation *
I agree to provide my services without compensation. I will not be compensated for my efforts (driving, volunteering or otherwise) nor am I an agent or contractor of IWARS
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Responsibility for My own Acts and Omissions *
I hereby agree to be legally and financially responsible and will hold Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue Society harmless for my own acts and omissions relating my volunteer activities with IWARS.
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Assumption of Risk *
I am voluntarily participating in the activities of IWARS with full knowledge of the risks and dangers involved and herby agree to accept any and all risks of injury, death, or damage to myself and/or my personal property. As a volunteer, I may come into contact with and interact with animals, and such work entrails risk of personal injury due to proximity to animals, dangerous equipment, long-distance driving, and other considerations. These include, but are not limited to, being bitten, kicked, clawed, tripped, and possibly exposed to zoonotic diseases.
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Photo, Video and Audio Release *
I understand that as a volunteer of IWARS, I may be recorded on film, video or other electronic recording media. I hereby consent to such recording and to the use by IWARS of any recorded images or other media recordings of my name and likeness for any purpose related to the furtherance of the objectives of IWARS. In particular, I grant IWARS permission to copyright and use, reuse, publish, and republish A-V Recordings, without restriction as to changes and alterations, for art advertising, trade, or any other purpose. Further, I understand that the product of all work I perform as a volunteer for IWARS will be property of IWARS and that IWARS will have the sole right to use, sell, licence, publish, or transfer any such work product, including all media and mechanical and electronic formats. I will disclose any such work product to IWARS and assign all rights to IWARS
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Release *
As consideration for being permitted by IWARS to volunteer. I hereby agree that I, my assignees, heirs, distributes, guardians, and legal representatives will not make a claim against, sue, or attach the property of IWARS for injury or damage resulting from any act, omission, negligence or other acts by any employee, agent, contractor, or representative of IWARS as a result of my participation in activities and volunteering and any A-V Recordings.
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I hereby release IWARS from all actions, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, distributors, guardians, and legal representatives now have or may hereafter have for injury or damage resulting from my participation in activities and performance of volunteer services.
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Confidentiality *
Due to the nature and scope of the work done by IWARS, it is imperative that all volunteers of the agency adhere to strict confidentiality of all animal information they are privy to. All animal information, including their origin, medical records, and any special circumstances around which some animals are surrendered, must be kept in the strictest confidence. In addition, at no time will any volunteers of the agency speak to the media about any animals in care unless they are the designated agency spokesperson. The confidentiality of animal records and information does not end with termination of the relationship between the volunteer and IWARS.
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Term of Agreement *
I acknowledge that this agreement will apply to the entire term of my volunteer relationship, starting with the date I first perform volunteer duties for IWARS, even if it pre-dates the date of this agreement, and continuing as long as I continue to be a volunteer and thereafter as is necessary to protect the interests and rights of IWARS arising with respect to confidentiality and use of my work products and/or A-V material as authorised above.
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I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will follow the safety rules for the area I have been assigned to help out in. *
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A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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