There are a number of areas that are available for volunteers:

  • Application screeners

  • Fosters

  • Fundraising

  • Events

  • Communication

  • Website/ social media

  • Public relations

  • Home visits

  • Photographers

  • Administrative

Each volunteer area will be headed up by a Board member.

Example: The Treasurer will oversee the Fundraising volunteers

All volunteers will receive:

  • All policies and procedures written by the Board

  • Release form to be signed

  • Access to website (Adoption forms, etc)

  • Health and safety precautions

  • Contact information for all members of Daniel’s Dream

Volunteer meetings will be held every other month hosted by a Board member.There will be an annual appreciation event for all of Daniel’s Dream volunteers and Board members.

VOLUNTEER RELEASE FORM

Volunteer Liability Release and Waiver

I, the undersigned, understand that my participation with the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. is strictly on a volunteer basis and state that I am over the age of 18. I understand that there are inherent risks associated with my volunteer activities, including the risk of personal injury resulting from animal bites and other animal behavior.

In exchange for the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc.’s agreement to allow me to participate in it’s volunteer program, I hereby release the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. including its’ officers, agents and employees, from any and all claims of liability of any kind whatsoever including, but not limited to claims of negligence and/or injury to me arising out of my participation in the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. Volunteer Program.  I understand that by signing below, I am waiving any and all claims of liability including, but not limited to, claims of negligence and/or injury to me, against the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc., its officers, agents, and employees, arising out of my participation in the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. Volunteer Program.

First Name Last Name
Address
City
State

Zip
Email Address
Home Phone
Work Phone
Cell Phone
Preferred Number to Call:
Best Time to Call:
Name of Current Employer
Occupation
Please provide 3 references (no family members):
Name Relationship Phone
If currently unemployed, please explain how you would cover the costs of keeping this pet healthy, including ve visits and any boarding.
Why do you want to adopt a dog?
Are all members of your household in agreement with adopting this dog? If not, please explain:
YesNo
Name and ages of ALL occupants in household (including yourself)?
Name Age
Do you have experience/training in any of the following areas of work?
(Check all that apply).
BreedingGroomingKennel AssistantAnimal RescueTrainingVet TechPet Store
Do you have other experience/skills that would help you in dog caretaking?
Are you comfortable approaching a dog you don't know? YesNo
Please list dog clubs or rescue organization memberships, past and present, if any.
Do you have any special personal or professional skills that could be valuable to this organization?
Please describe WHY you are interested in volunteering with Daniel's Dream Dog Rescue
Please check the areas you are interested in.

Running errandsAdopt-a-thonsMedia RelationsFundraisingPosters and PublicationsNewsletterOther
The undersigned volunteer, his/her parent(s) or legal guardian, if under the age of 18 years, does/do hereby execute this release, waiver, and indemnification for himself/herself/themselves and his/her/their/heirs, successors, representatives,
and assigns, thereby agree to the following:

  • To forever release Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc., its members, employees, representatives, and friends from any and all liability, loss, damage, cost, claims, and/or causes of action, including, but not limited to, all bodily injuries and property damage arising out of participation in animal rescue/rehabilitation/adoption activities, it being specifically understood that said activity includes the handling of companion animals by the undersigned participant (also handling in the pens, runs, cages, and foster homes). The undersigned person(s) further agree(s) to indemnify Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc., it’s members, employees, representatives, and friends: and hold them harmless for any liability, loss, damage, cost, claim judgment or settlement which may be brought or entered against them as a result of the undersigned person’s participation in aforesaid activity.
  • Furthermore if involved in companion animal rescue/rehabilitation/adoption activities the undersigned(s) executes this wavier of the undersigned(s)rights to sue and agree(s) to assume all risks inherent in companion animal rescue/rehabilitation/adoption activities and have
    notice of all the risks inherent in those activities including (1) the potential of animals behave in dangerous ways which may result in injury to the participant, (2) the inability to predict an animal’s reaction to sound, movements, objects, persons, or other animals: and (3) hazards of surface or subsurface conditions.
  • This wavier shall remain valid unless expressly revoked by the volunteer or parent(s) or guardian(s) of a minor volunteer. The revocation shall be in writing which shall be delivered to the provider and shall become effective thirty (30) days after its delivery to the provider.
  • In the case of any activity performed on behalf of Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. on property nor premises not belonging to Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue, Inc. this wavier executed by participants or parent(s) or guardian(s) of a participant shall apply to ALL rescue/rehabilitation/adoption activities in which the participant(s) is/are involved in the next succeeding twelve (12) month period unless earlier expressly revoked in writing. The revocation shall become effective (30) thirty days after its delivery to the provider.
  • The undersigned(s)should maintain all medical and health insurance needed to cover all risks of ANY KIND in any place in livestock, equine, canine, feline, and/or other activities. This insurance is to be held on all family members especially minors or aged.
  • I have never been convicted of animal cruelty, neglect or abandonment and I will update this statement as changes occur. I the undersigned volunteer, will practice all safety rules and ensure myself that all equipment is in good condition, whether owned, loaned, or borrowed at all times.
Your Full Name
By checking this box I have read and agree to the terms above.
Today's Date
Signature of Parent or Guardian if volunteer is a Minor
EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME:
EMERGENCY CONTACT PHONE
DOCTOR NAME
DOCTOR PHONE