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Volunteers are an important part of achieving our goal of finding wonderful homes for all the pets that come to our shelter. Please fill out this application and our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you soon.
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Are you 18 years of age or older?
Education (check current or highest level)
Junior High School
Certificate or Associate's Degree
Job or Title
Reason for Volunteering
Just for fun
School or special project
Employer required hours
If volunteering for a school project or employer hours, how many hours do you need?
Why do you want to volunteer for the Brown County Humane Society?
Describe any experience you have working with animals.
List any health restrictions that would limit your ability to perform certain duties (allergies, mobility, etc.)
How did you learn about the Brown County Humane Society?
Friend or Family
Bloomington Volunteer Network
Check all of the times you are available to volunteer. The shelter is open for volunteers from 9:00-5:00. Some volunteer work is done in the evenings or at home.
Monday morning (9:00-12:00)
Monday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Monday evening (after 5:00)
Tuesday morning (9:00-12:00)
Tuesday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Tuesday evening (after 5:00)
Wednesday morning (9:00-12:00)
Wednesday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Wednesday evening (after 5:00)
Thursday morning (9:00-12:00)
Thursday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Thursday evening (after 5:00)
Friday morning (9:00-12:00)
Friday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Friday evening (after 5:00)
Saturday morning (9:00-12:00)
Saturday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Saturday evening (after 5:00)
Sunday morning (9:00-12:00)
Sunday afternoon (12:00-5:00)
Sunday evening (after 5:00)
Because of training, many of the jobs require a commitment of at least 6 months. Jobs at the shelter may require a regular weekly or bi-weekly schedule.
Indicate the amount of time you can volunteer
2-4 hours per week
4-8 hours per week
8+ hours per week
Please check if you have experience in any of the following areas:
ANIMALS: Behavior training
ANIMALS: Vet Tech
COMPUTERS: Data Entry
COMPUTERS: Website building
COMPUTERS: Website design
COMPUTERS: Social Media
COMPUTERS: Database Management
FUNDRAISING: Event planning
FUNDRAISING: Donor database
FUNDRAISING: Major gift solicitation
BUILDING/MAINTENANCE: Electrical work
BUILDING/MAINTENANCE: Handy work
BUILDING/MAINTENANCE: Gardening or lawn care
FINANCIAL: Financial planning
COMMUNICATIONS: Graphic design
OTHER: Non-profit board service
Please describe any other experience you think it would be helpful for BCHS to know (certificates, special skills, hobbies, etc.)
Please check the areas where you are interseted in volunteering. NOTE: You must be at least 18 years old to walk dogs.
AT SHELTER: Dog Walker
AT SHELTER: Morning cat care
AT SHELTER: Shelter assistant
AT SHELTER: Maintenance
FOSTER CARE: Cats
FOSTER CARE: Dogs
SPECIAL EVENTS: Event organizer
SPECIAL EVENTS: Committee member
SPECIAL EVENTS: Event worker
OFFSITE ADOPTIONS: Bloomington - Petco
OFFSITE ADOPTIONS: Greenwood- PetSmart (Saturday only)
SPOT: Spay/Neuter day help
SPOT: Field team (community outreach)
TRANSPORT to and from shelter: Vet appointments (within 50 miles)
TRANSPORT to and from shelter: Bloomington Petco
OFFICE SUPPORT (from home)
OTHER: Social Media
OTHER: Board of Directors
* If you are interested in transporting animals, the vehicle you would be driving must have liability insurance.
Emergency contact name, phone number, and relationship
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Waiver and Release of Liability
I read and understand the Waiver & Release
I understand that the behavior of domestic animals is sometimes unpredictable and that some domestic animals are capable of inflicting serious personal injury or death, as well as extensive property damage. Knowing the risks of handling domestic animals, I agree to assume those risks and to release, indemnify, and hold harmless the Brown County Humane Society and/or its officials, directors, supervisors, employees for any and all personal injury and property damages resulting from my volunteer work. I understand that I will be trained according to my volunteer interests and the documentation will be kept as I progress through training. If the Volunteer Applicant is under 18 years of age, their parent or guardian has read and understands this Waiver and Release of Liability