8 Dodd Road
New Milford, CT 06776
All volunteers must complete a Volunteer Application and attend a Volunteer Orientation.
We regret we are unable to accept Youth Applications unless they are 18 years old or enrolled in an agri-science program.
Address volunteer-related questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Applications are reviewed and you will be called in for an interview and orientation. Selection of volunteers is based on the skills and interest of the volunteer, ability to work well with others and ability to demonstrate a commitment to the program and the current needs of the facility. AWS will try to place you in your position of choice but we cannot guarantee a position will be available.
Please read the following and indicate agreement by signing below.
I understand that handling animals and other volunteer activities may place me in situations that could result in injury to my personal property or me. On behalf of my heirs, my personal representatives and myself I hereby release Animal Welfare Society and its directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all claims, course of action and demands of any nature, whether known or unknown, arising out of or in connection with any volunteer activities on behalf of The Animal Welfare Society.
I understand that confidentiality regarding personal information about clients and the outcome of individual situations must be maintained at all times. Any information pertaining to, including but not limited to names, addresses, phone numbers and details of adoptions are confidential and may not be discussed with anyone. Volunteers who break this confidentiality will be asked to leave.
Volunteer Signature / Date
Parent or Guardian (if volunteer is under 18) / Date
By submitting this application via the internet, your email address will serve as your electronic/temporary Signature.
You will be required to sign this application in person once approved.
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