2019 VCBF Volunteer Registration
There are many opportunities to volunteer with the 2019 Virginia Children's Book Festival, and we need your help!

We need escorts for all of our authors, friendly faces to welcome children to Longwood, room monitors to help make sure sessions run smoothly, guides to direct everyone around camps and run the information booth, and much more.

There are four available shifts each day: 8:30-11:00, 10:00-1:00, 12:00-3:00, and 1:00-4:00. Some volunteer roles (such as author escorts) require an all-day commitment, while other roles (such as room monitors) only require
a few hours. We'd love to have you for multiple shifts, and also welcome your help even if you are not able to be available for an entire shift.

Please complete the short form below, which will help us place you as a volunteer in a role best suited to your interests and availability. Your submission of the form is your commitment to serve as a volunteer for the 2019 VCBF, and we're looking forward to having you! We will be in touch with more information on what to expect in the weeks leading up to the festival, but please don't hesitate to reach out to us at volunteer@vachildrensbookfestival.org if you have any questions or concerns in the mean time.

Some of the information below (both required and not) allows our leadership team to gather crucial data which we will use for research and grant writing purposes. Please know that in collecting data, none of your information will be released and it will remain completely confidential.

By signing below, I certify that all information is true and has been given voluntarily. I understand that this information may be disclosed to any party with legal and proper interest. I release the agency from any liability whatsoever for supplying such information.

Also, I understand that I must be at least 15 years of age to volunteer at The Virginia Children's Book Festival, and if I am under the age of 18 and/or attending high school I will need parental consent.

In addition, upon being offered a volunteer position, I understand that I may be required to provide additional information pertinent to the position for which I applied.
Email address *
Full Name *
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Current Address: Street, City, State, Zip code *
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Telephone Number *
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Age *
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Where are you from (County/City, State) *
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What is your major (if applicable)
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Education/ Highest Grade Level Completed
Do you have any special training? If so, what?
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Employer's Name/ School Name/ Occupation *
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Parent's/ Guardian's Name (if under 18 yrs.)
Are you at least 18 years of age? *
How did you hear about volunteering at the VCBF?
Are you required to volunteer? If yes, please explain.
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Have you ever been convicted (found guilty) of a crime (including probation(s) before judgement), or are there any pending criminal charges awaiting a hearing in a court of law? Do no list any criminal charges for which records have been expunged. *
If you answered Yes, please describe all convictions, when they occurred, the facts and circumstances involved, and information pertaining to rehabilitation.
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Volunteer Experience: (Position, Agency, Date, and Length of Service)
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Reference One: (Name, Telephone Number, Email Address *
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Reference Two: (Name, Telephone Number, Email Address) *
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Emergency Contact: In the event of an emergency, please list the person you would want notified. Include their name, phone number, and relationship.
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Which shifts would you like to work? *
Are you interested in volunteering for a specific VCBF program? If so, which?
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Have you volunteered with the VCBF before? *
Do you have any questions or comments?
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Applicant's Signature & Date: *
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Parental Signature & Date:
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