Thank you for your interest in lending a helpful hand for Farm Animals and Our community. Yay!
We have several volunteer opportunities available.
#1) We are hand selecting up to 14 volunteers to help us with the rescued farm animals at a private facility located near 89136 ( NW Las Vegas, Nv ).
Requirements: Must be able to help clean up after the animals and have some knowledge of farm animals & equines inorder to help care for them through brushing, washing, help with treatments, etc.
#2) Beginning in January 2019 (possibly sooner); we will be conducting animal assisted activities on- location at a local park. We will need volunteers to help with both animal activities and help the community who participate.
#3) We have off-Location animal assisted activities and therapy. We will need help going mobile to special events, facilities and more with the animals.
#4) We can always use help marketing, advertising, website, social media, office work, etc.. Is there a special skill that you could provide?
Thank you for your interest in volunteering!
Once you submit the completed application, your forms will be processed and you will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator. Please note that a phone or in-person interview with one or more of our staff members may be required.
If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at email firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: the minimum age for Volunteer applicant is 14. We cannot make any exceptions. All applicants under the age of 18 years, must have parental consent. All persons applying to serve as a volunteer at The Barnyard Foundation must fully complete and submit the Volunteer Application. No partial applications will be accepted.
Thank you for applying volunteer for The Barnyard Foundation. We have several areas that you can serve as a volunteer. They are equally exciting and play a great role in helping children, families, and the community directly and indirectly. Volunteer areas include:
- Events Only – Typically Friday through Sundays – Traveling to special events or on-site event help.
- Caring for the rescue Animals at a private facility (Brushing/washing, animal care, etc)
- Caring for the facility- Cleaning up after the animals, Handy man services, etc.
- Community Relations/PR
- Development/Graphic Design
- Email/Phone customer services
- Other: You tell us what skills you can provide
NOTE: Group Applicants must submit a signed copy of the Non-Disclosure Agreement for each person in the group.
As a volunteer, I hold in high esteem the right of The Barnyard Foundation, its clients, volunteers and employees to the Protection of Privacy. By signing this document, I am agreeing to keep all information about the clients and employees of The Barnyard Foundation and agree to:
During the course of the relationship between (Signatory) and The Barnyard Foundation (The Company), each party may disclose to the other, or either party may otherwise receive through its connection with the other, Confidential Information, either directly by verbal, written or electronic communications, or indirectly by permitting employees or associates or agents of the party to observe various operations, processes, strategies or methods conducted or used by the other party. Disclosures made by a party (the “Disclosing Party”) will be made upon the basis of the confidential relationship between Signatory and The Company and upon each party’s agreement that, unless specifically authorized in writing by the other party, the party receiving the Confidential Information (the “Receiving Party”) will:
I. Not be used for any other purpose other than the evaluation, or continuation of, a business relationship between The Company and Signatory;
II. Not disclose any portion of any Confidential Information to any person except those employees or representatives of the Receiving Party with a need to know such Confidential Information for purposes of the business relationship with the Disclosing Party;
III. Advise each such employee or representative before he or she receives direct or indirect access to such Confidential Information of the obligations of the Receiving Party under this Agreement, and ensure that each such person to whom Confidential Information is thus disclosed is aware of this confidentiality agreement which extends the Receiving Party’s obligations hereunder to such person;
IV. Take strict precautions, at a minimum those as the Receiving Party affords its own confidential information of a similar nature, to safeguard and protect from direct or indirect disclosure to any other person or entity all Confidential Information disclosed by the Disclosing Party to, or otherwise received by, the Receiving Party; and
V. Upon the request of the Disclosing Party, immediately return to the Disclosing Party, or destroy, all tangible materials concerning Confidential Information, including but not limited to memoranda, notes, reports, agreements documents, drawings, hardware, disks and tapes, as well as copies or extracts thereof, whether such material was made or compiled by the Receiving Party or furnished by the Disclosing Party.
I have read and understand the Confidentiality Agreement as presented above to adhere to the guidelines set forth. Additionally, I am aware that certain information pertaining to internal matters of the agency should be maintained confidential. Sharing about agency policies, newsworthy issues, and other sensitive information should be done with concern for the welfare of the agency.
Background Investigation Consent Form
NOTE: This form must be completed by all applicants prior to engagement
I hereby authorize The Barnyard Foundation and/or its agents, to make independent investigation of my background, references, character, credit history, criminal or police records, including those maintained by both public and private organizations and all public records to include sexual offender and abuse registry for the purpose of confirming the information contained on my Application and/or obtaining other information which may be material to my qualifications for serving as a volunteer/intern now and, if applicable, during the tenure of my service with The Barnyard Foundation I understand that should there be any such activity The Barnyard Foundation has the right to deny my application.
I understand that my driving record will also be obtained as a part of this inquiry.
I, hereby, release all individuals, companies, corporations, and agencies, public or private, connected therewith from any and all liability associated with the dissemination of such information pertaining to me. I understand that I may request a complete and accurate disclosure of the information obtained.
VOLUNTEER WAIVER & RELEASE FORM
The Barnyard Foundation (the “Foundation”) is committed to conducting its programs, services, and activities (collectively, the “Compassion”) in a safe manner and holds the safety of Foundation volunteers in high regard. However, volunteers and parents/guardians of minor volunteers must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to volunteer in performing and/or otherwise assisting the Foundation in providing Compassion (“Volunteer Activities”).
You are solely responsible for determining if you or your minor child/ward are physically fit and/or adequately skilled to perform the Volunteer Activities. It is always advisable, especially if the participant is pregnant, disabled in any way or has recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before performing any Volunteer Activities that involve physical activity.
WARNING OF RISK
The Volunteer Activities often challenge and engage the physical, mental and/or emotional resources of each volunteer. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when acting as a volunteer for the Foundation. All hazards and dangers cannot be foreseen. Certain risks, dangers and injuries may exist due to slips and falls, poor skill level or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction and other risks inherent to the Volunteer Activities. In this regard, it is impossible for the Foundation to guarantee absolute safety.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Please read this form carefully and be aware that in acting as a Foundation Volunteer, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of volunteering in any and all Volunteer Activities and/or Compassion (including transportation services and vehicle operations, when provided).
I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to volunteers providing and/or engaging in Volunteer Activities and/or Compassion, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, death, damages, or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said Volunteer Activities and/or Compassion. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to be or my child/ward) as a result of the Volunteer Activities, and/or Compassion, against the Foundation, or any of its affiliated organizations, or any of their respective officials, officers, employees, agents, and/or other volunteers, collectively or individually.
MEDIA AND TALENT WAIVER AND RELEASE
In consideration for the opportunity to appear in Foundation activities, I hereby authorize and consent to the unlimited reproduction, sale, licensing, broadcast, exhibition, use and/or distribution by Foundation of my video and film image(s), photograph(s) and/or my comments/quotes (collectively referred to as by “property”) in connection with services provided and/or products sold by Foundation, including, but not limited to, their use in connection with The Barnyard Foundation, in print, electronic and any other media, whether now or hereafter created, for advertising, promotion or any other legal purpose. My consent also allows Foundation to make such changes as it deems desirable to my property, to use all or any part of the original or the modified form of my property, and to use my property alone or in conjunction with other photographs, sketches, drawings, recordings, artwork, text and any other material. I waive all rights of inspection or approval of any such material.
I hereby assign all rights in and to such property, including all copyrights therein, to Foundation and irrevocably release Foundation, its assigns and their employees and agents from any and all claims or demands arising out of such use of my property.
I understand that signing this release in no way creates a contract of employment or a guarantee of continued employment with Foundation.
I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. If registering on line or via fax, my on-line or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature.
Today's Date: February 18, 2019