We appreciate your interest in our organization and are sincerely interested in your background and qualifications. Please answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. We are an equal opportunity agency and welcome all volunteers in designated positions without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity.
Initialing this application below constitutes written authorization for the following:
References: List three names of persons not related to you who can provide information on your abilities relevant to this position. Please list name, phone #, and years known.
Volunteer Roles: Please check which volunteer position(s) interests you (Please note when the shifts take place to make sure this is when you are available).
ALL APPLICATIONS ARE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE
This application is the first step in exploring volunteer opportunities at Vera House. Candidates are also required to participate in an interview as well as participating in the complete training for their area of interest, including an evaluation process. The opportunities offered are not always a good match for every candidate. If it is determined that a volunteer experience would not be mutually beneficial for the applicant and the agency, the applicant will be notified immediately.
At any time during or after completion of training, the volunteer trainee or volunteer coordinator may determine that a volunteer position is not a good match.
Upon receipt of your completed application, you will receive an email to inform you:
Therefore, it is essential that we have an accurate email and phone number for each applicant.
We kindly request that if you live outside of Onondaga County, you consider seeking a volunteer opportunity within the county you reside.
All volunteers must commit to a minimum of one year of volunteer service.
Vera House, Inc.
attn: Volunteer Coordinator
723 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203