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Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application

  • Mark all that you are wanting/willing to help with. Hold the "Control" button down to choose multiple.
  • Please check all that you would be willing to share as a volunteer. Hold the "Control" button down to choose multiple.
  • Volunteer Profile

  • Include formal and informal training you have had.
  • When applicable
  • 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.
  • Background Information

  • Please list your employment for the past 3 years

  • All volunteers must pass a criminal background check.
  • Acknowledgement of Background Check

    I hereby affirm that my answers to the foregoing questions are true and correct, and that I have not knowingly withheld any fact or circumstance that would, if disclosed, affect my application unfavorably. I understand that any false information submitted in this application may result in my discharge.
  • By typing your name and date you are electronically signing for the Certificate of Information.
  • Consent for Criminal Background History Check

    Each volunteer who is to be screened must sign an authorization/waiver background form consent for the Williamson County Crisis Center dba Hope Alliance and The Round Rock Volunteer Center 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 to obtain information relating to my criminal history record, through The Volunteer Center, Round Rock, Texas. The criminal history record as received from the reporting agencies may include juvenile offenses, arrest and conviction data, as well as plea bargains and deferred adjudications. I understand that this information will be used, as 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 by personal request to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
  • There is no-cost to volunteers for non-fingerprint background checks.

    In a rare case, a volunteer may be asked to obtain a fingerprint background check as requested by Hope Alliance staff.
  • 3 References

    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 email shortly from Hope Alliance staff. Professional and academic references are preferred.
  • 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 for 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 for the Certificate of Information.
  • 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.

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