Volunteer Application

Thank you for caring about homeless cats! We want to tell you a little about our program and get some information about you.

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Volunteers under 18 must volunteer alongside a parent or guardian.
Volunteers must commit to scheduled volunteer times and notify Homeward Bound when unable to attend your shift. The cats depend on us.
Must be able to squat, bend, twist, lift and stand when working with the cats in our care.
Must be able to work well with people, working directly with the public and other volunteers.
Must dress appropriately for the workplace. We will provide one Homeward Bound T-shirt; additional T-shirts may be purchased.
Must be able to handle cats safely and compassionately.
Must be able to take and seek direction and have a self-motivated work ethic.

What types of volunteer work interest you?

Please read the following statements carefully. If you have any questions or concerns, please ask us before signing.

I agree to comply with the rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures of Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions. I will not disclose to others any confidential information I learn of during the course of my association with Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions.

I understand the goals and mission of Homeward Bound. As a volunteer, I agree to work toward those goals and to represent the mission in my contact with the community on behalf of Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions.

While volunteering, I agree to exhibit behaviors that reflect the credible character of Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions. I will treat all people, animals, property, tools, and equipment with respect and kindness.

I understand that there is a possibility of health or injury risk when caring for or handling cats. If for any reason I feel I cannot participate in an activity, I will inform the appropriate person. I will not hold Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions, Petsmart, Inc., Petsmart Charities, Petco, or Petco Foundation liable for any injury or illness that may result from my volunteer activities.

NOTICE: By signing this document, you agree that any form of electronic signature, including but not limited to signatures via facsimile, scanning, or electronic mail, may substitute for a handwritten signature and shall have the same legal effect.