All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. By completing this Volunteer Application, you acknowledge the following.
Dogs are by their nature unpredictable in behavior. Dog Gone Seattle (hereinafter referred to as “DGS”) does not know nor can it reasonably investigate the behavior of every dog it rescues and with which you may have contact.
How old are you?*
Please briefly share why you are looking to volunteer with Dog Gone Seattle and any other information you think is important for us to know.*
What experience do you have working with dogs?*
How much time are you willing to dedicate to volunteering on a weekly or monthly basis? *
Are you applying to volunteer to fulfill court mandated or school volunteering requirements?
Will you have reliable transportation to and from your volunteer duties?*
Which of the following volunteer opportunities are of interest to you?
Please list all animals dogs you currently own. Include breed, age, sex, spayed/neutered and special notes (if applicable) for every dog you currently own. If you do not currently own any dogs, please write N/A.*
Please list past dogs you have previously owned, including breed, cause of death, and any special notes about that dog (i.e. childhood pet, separation anxiety, etc). If you have no past dogs, please write N/A.*
Have you had an animal with any of the following issues: Dog reactivity, human reactivity, leash reactivity, house breaking problems, etc? If so, please share how you dealt with these problems. If not, please write N/A.*
Have you volunteered with a rescue group or other organization previously? If so, which one and to what capacity?*
Disclaimer: Volunteers with DGS may have access to confidential, proprietary, and/or other trade secret information belonging to DGS. Volunteer agrees to keep all information strictly confidential and refrain from using it or disclosing it outside the organization. In addition, Volunteer agrees, upon conclusion of volunteering, to return all property, equipment, documents (including electronically stored information) of DGS.
By my electronic signature below, I acknowledge that I have read and agree with the above Terms of Volunteering.
1. To agree to assume the risk of personal injury in the course of volunteer work with DGS, no matter how caused, including such injury that may occur due to dog bites, scratches, communicable diseases or pests. To also agree to hold DGS, its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers forever harmless for any injury whatsoever suffered as a result of volunteer activities with DGS. *
2. To acknowledge that any dog rescued by DGS is solely owned by and is property of DGS, and as a DGS volunteer agree not to withhold, sell, or giveaway any dog entrusted by the organization.*
3. To not rescue any animal as a stray or a shelter in the name of DGS without prior authorization from a director, officer or employee of DGS.*