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Volunteering Application

 

To get started volunteering with CISS, fill out the application below to sign up! Please contact Melissa at melissag@centraliowashelter.org if you have any questions.

 

Contact Information

First Name
Last Name
Country
Address Line 1
City
State
Postal Code

Availability

Please indicate which days you are available to volunteer:
How often would you like to volunteer? (Please select one below)
Would you prefer a weekly or occasional commitment?

Skills and Interests

Skill/Area of Interest

Previous Volunteer Experience

Organization, Volunteer Role
Organization, Volunteer Role
Organization, Volunteer Role

Emergency Contact

First Name
Last Name

Personal Information

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Have you ever worked for Central Iowa Shelter & Services?
Have you ever received services from Central Iowa Shelter & Services?

Volunteer Questions

Why are you interested in volunteering with us?

Volunteer Agreement

Thank you for your willingness to volunteer at CISS. Please take a moment to read over the following agreement below. By submitting your application, you abide by the volunteer guidelines. If desired, you may request a copy of this agreement for your personal records.

I have received and read the following statement. I agree to acknowledge and abide bu the volunteer policies of CISS.

I understand that in the course of my volunteering I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, and organizers.

I understand that Central Iowa Shelter & Services may at any time perform criminal, vehicular, and/or sex offender background checks, using my personal information.  I understand that a positive response from any of these registries may negate my ability to volunteer at CISS. By submitting this application, I acknowledge that I am not listed in the national or State of Iowa sex offender registry.

I hereby release and agree not to hold liable CISS, its officers, agents, clients and employees from any and all claims of any kind arising from my service as a volunteer.

The information and agreements provided in this application are truthful and to the best of my knowledge. I understand that by submitting this application, I authorize verification of this information through communication with any person or organization named herein. I release from liability any person or organization which provides such information.

*Please note that prior to actually volunteering, you will need to come in and meet with Melissa Gradischnig to complete appropriate paperwork.

Our Impact This Year

  • Number of People Served This Year

    2,323

  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food This Year

    10,228

  • Polk County
    Polk County
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