Mark all opportunities of interest to you. Hold the "Control" button down to choose multiple options.
Please check all that you would be willing to share as a volunteer. Hold the "Control" button down to choose multiple options.
Include formal and informal training you have had.
ex. Monday mornings and Friday afternoons and all day Sunday
Self Identification Information
Completion of this information is voluntary and is not a requirement for volunteering with Hope Alliance. This information will be kept confidential. We hope that you will complete this form to assist us in recording information for statistical reports we are obligated to provide periodically to various grantors who support our programs.
Please include any experience you've had that might be of use in your volunteer work at Hope Alliance.
Consent for Criminal Background History Check
Each volunteer must sign an authorization/waiver background form consenting the Williamson County Crisis Center dba Hope Alliance to perform a criminal background search through the Texas Department of Public Safety.
I hereby give permission, in exchange for good and valuable consideration, for the Williamson County Crisis
Center, now doing business as Hope Alliance, to obtain information relating to my criminal history record. I understand that this information will be used, in part, to determine my eligibility for a volunteer position with this organization. I also understand that as long as I remain a volunteer here the criminal history records check may be repeated at any time. I understand that I may review the criminal history and a procedure is available for clarification, if I dispute the record as received.
I, the undersigned, do, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, hereby remise, release, and forever discharge and agree to indemnify and defend The Williamson County Crisis Center and each of their officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any and all causes of actions, suits, liabilities, costs, debts, and sums of money, claims and demands whatsoever, and any and all related attorney's fees, court costs, and other expenses resulting from the investigation of my background in connection with my application to become a volunteer.
By typing your name and date you are electronically signing your consent to a criminal background check.
There is no cost to volunteers for non-fingerprint background checks.
In rare cases, a volunteer may be asked to obtain a fingerprint background check as requested by Hope Alliance staff.
Please list three (3) individuals who would be willing to serve as references for you. Only one (1) reference may be a family member. Please tell your references to expect a reference request email shortly from Hope Alliance staff. Professional and academic references are preferred.
Statement of Confidentiality
I will not give out the location of the Hope Alliance Shelter. Revealing the location of the shelter could jeopardize the safety of the shelter residents and Hope Alliance employees. I understand the need for keeping the location secret and not revealing the identities of the residents, and I will not reveal this information to anyone. The safety and well-being of the residents as well as the integrity of Hope Alliance depends heavily on the staff and volunteers’ respect for the privacy of our residents.
I have read this statement and have discussed any questions with the Volunteer Services staff. I understand I can be relieved of my responsibility at Hope Alliance or be asked to leave the property immediately if I fail to comply with Hope Alliance’s policies and procedures pertaining to confidentiality. My signature below indicates I agree to, and will comply with, Hope Alliance’s confidentiality policies and procedures.
By typing your name and date you are agreeing to the Statement of Confidentiality listed above.
Certification of Information
I hereby certify that all information above is complete, true, and correct, and I hereby authorize the release of any information in regard to checking my criminal history background and my employment history. I release the Williamson County Crisis Center dba Hope Alliance and its agents from any and all liability arising there from.
I hereby give permission for the Williamson County Crisis Center dba Hope Alliance to contact the above listed references and obtain information related to my criminal history record. I understand that this information will be used to determine my eligibility for a volunteer position with this organization. I also understand that as long as I remain a volunteer here, the Williamson County Crisis Center dba Hope Alliance may repeat this criminal history records check at any time.
By typing your name and date you are electronically signing the Certificate of Information listed above.