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Cell Phone Number
Other Phone Number
District of Columbia
Zip / Post Code
Do you have a Facebook account?
I certify that I am 18 years of age or older. Please note: SPRAZ does not have the ability to allow for volunteers under 18 years of age for liability insurance reasons.
Birth month and day
Emergency contact name
Emergency contact relationship
Emergency contact phone number
What OPEN volunteer position are your applying for? A list of open positions and shifts are available on the Volunteer page.
Why are you interested in volunteering with Saving Paws Rescue?
How did you hear about volunteer opportunities with SPRAZ?
What type of volunteer work are you interested in? Select all that apply.
Do you have any specialized skills you are willing to share with SPRAZ? (i.e. welding, landscaping, pool maintenance, website design, graphic design, photography)
What amount of time do you anticipate you can volunteer each week or month?
What day(s) of the week and shifts (am/pm) do you anticipate to be the best for volunteering? Check all that apply.
German Shepherd Dog (GSD) or Belgian Malinois (BM) ownership? Check all that apply.
For dog enrichment & socialization, we are looking for GSD experience. Please describe your GSD specific and other dog handling experience
How would you rank your handling experience with large breed dogs?
What type of training equipment are your familiar with? Select all that apply.
Are you able to physically handle a dog 50-100 pounds?
Are you able to physically perform duties such as mopping, sweeping and lifting up to 40 pounds?
Are you able to squat, bend, twist, lift, or stand for long periods when working directly with the dogs?
Have you volunteered for another rescue and/or shelter before? If yes, which rescue/shelter and when?
Have you ever been convicted of abuse against an animal?
I understand that my participation with Saving Paws Rescue AZ is on a volunteer basis. I agree to follow the rules and guidelines of the organization. Although SPRAZ maintains a safe environment for volunteers, the undersigned acknowledges that there are risks associated with working with dogs including, but not limited to, bites, scratches, and allergic reactions. In addition, the undersigned expressly acknowledges such risks and further agrees to hold SPRAZ harmless and release SPRAZ from any and all claims for potential injury and/or liability that might arise out of being exposed to such risks.
I agree to follow the supervision of all persons involved in volunteer management
I agree to let SPRAZ use my photo(s), my name and likeness on SPRAZ’s website and Social Media when I am engaged in volunteer activities
I agree to attend an SPRAZ volunteer orientation prior to participating in any volunteer activity
I understand that I will be required to sign a Volunteer Code of Conduct and a Release of Liability form prior to my first volunteer shift.
By signing and submitting this SPRAZ Volunteer Application, I am testifying that it is true and factual. SPRAZ reserves the right to reject any application for any reason at any time. Please digitally sign and date your application.
Signature (type name)