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Volunteer Application

Thank you for considering volunteering for The Gingerbread House (GBH). We are growing fast and need assistance in many areas so we can save more precious furry seniors! Please allow 7-10 days for us to respond to your application.

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    Personal Information

    Do you have a reliable form of transportation?*



    Animal Ownership

    Personal References

    Please list three personal references including one relative that does not live with you and two unrelated such as coworkers, friends, neighbors, etc. (please let them know we will be calling)



    Please indicate the type of volunteer work are you interested in doing for GBH. Please note we are located in north west New Jersey (Rockaway area), our vet is located in Kenilworth, NJ, and we serve NJ and the surrounding metro areas.

    Dog Coordination
    Animal welfare organization/shelter affiliationAdoption application review and processingAdoption coordinatorFoster and volunteer application processingFoster coordinatorHome visits – please list area/radiusTransportation – please list area/radius

    Fundraising / eventsGrant writingSponsorshipsSupply drives / donations

    Bookkeeping / accountingGraphic designMarketingPhotography / videographySocial media managementWebsite design / management

    Skills & Availability

    Please note that only FULLY completed applications will be considered.

    I hereby give permission to The Gingerbread House to contact my references and my veterinarian to obtain information about past and present pets. I hereby certify that I am in good standing with local rescue groups and veterinarians. I agree to uphold a professional relationship with all contacts I have through The Gingerbread House, including, but not limited to, vet clinics, distributors, potential adopters, other volunteers of GBH, and other rescues. Furthermore, I promise that I will not conduct myself in any manner that could reflect badly on The Gingerbread House or any of its volunteers. I certify that I am at least 21 years of age and a legal U.S. citizen. I agree to include a photocopy of my current driver’s license for verification purposes. I understand that this will be kept confidential and will not be shared with any other parties. I understand that if I assume a volunteer role with The Gingerbread House that I will be required to sign a Volunteer Contract & Hold Harmless Agreement.

    By checking this box and typing my name below, I am electronically signing my application.*