Wags to Riches Animal Rescue

    Volunteer Application

    Full Name: Date of Birth:


    City: State: Zip:

    Day Phone: Evening Phone: Cell Phone:

    Email Address:


    Emergency Contact Name: Emergency Contact Phone:

    Your information will be kept on file. It may be used for mailings or shelter news, but will not be shared with any outside organization without the volunteer's permission.

    *Please note that most shelter correspondence is via e-mail. Please be sure to provide an e-mail address if possible.

    About You:

    If you have a job, where do you work?

    If you are in school, where do you attend?

    Are you bi-lingual?

    Have you volunteered somewhere before? If so, where?

    What did/do you enjoy most and least about your last/current volunteer position?

    What days are you available to volunteer?

    What times on those days?




    What are your thoughts about spaying and neutering animals?

    Please tell us about any companion animals in your life:

    Please check any of the choices below that you are interested in helping with or have had prior experience with.

    Administration Support:

    Board / Committee Member


    Bulk Mailing


    Computer/Database Programming

    Computer/Internet Services

    Data Entry/Word Processing

    Donations Distribution

    Donations Pickup

    Donations Sorting/Packing


    Financial Planning

    Organizational Support:

    Foster Coordinator


    Grant Development

    Hair Club/Animal Hair Collection

    Kids Education Program

    Network Administration

    Pledge Drives

    Program Management



    Rescue Center Coordinator

    Senior Companion Program

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Website Development

    Animal Services:

    Adoption Assistance

    Animal Advocacy

    Animal Assessment

    Animal Behavior Consultation

    Animal Training

    Animal Transportation

    Fostering Dog/Cat

    Rescue Center Volunteer

    Veterinarian (Licensed)

    Veterinary Medicine

    Veterinary Technician


    Conference Exhibit Assistant

    Desktop Publishing

    Graphic Design


    Public Relations

    Public Speaking

    Video Production


    Any other interests or talents? Please let us know below:


    In consideration of the opportunity to volunteer with Wags to Riches Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. (Wags), I agree to the following:

    1. I will abide by the mission, rules, regulations, policies and programs of Wags while I am a volunteer.

    2. If I stop being a volunteer for Wags for any reason, or upon Wag' request at any time, I shall promptly return all of Wags property.

    3. I recognize that while performing tasks, including handling animals, for Wags, there exists a risk of injury as well as risk of personal property loss or damage. I assume the risk of all injuries or property damage in connection with my volunteer work for Wags.

    4. I agree Wags is not liable to me for any injuries, damages, liabilities, losses, judgments, costs or expenses whatsoever, which I might suffer or sustain in connection with the performance of my volunteer activities for Wags.

    5. I understand and agree that public relations are an important part of volunteering with Wags and I will allow Wags to use any photographs and images taken of me in Wags public relations and marketing efforts. Wags will use reasonable efforts to notify me, but such notification is not an expressed or implied condition to the release of photographs for public relations purposes.

    I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions of the foregoing Volunteer Agreement/Waiver and Release Form, and I agree that I will comply with the same.


    Application completed and signed by: (Typed signature is accepted)

    If the volunteer is younger than 18 years of age, the volunteer's parent or legal guardian shall agree to the following:

    As a parent or legal guardian of the above-named Volunteer, I hereby grant my consent to allow the undersigned to volunteer his or her service to Wags in the manner described in this Volunteer Agreement/Waiver and Release Form.


    Signed by Parent or Guardian: (Typed signature is accepted)