Volunteer Application

When you engage in volunteer programs with Sunshine, you will be on the way to a life-changing experience. Volunteering with people who have developmental disabilities can be rewarding and fulfilling in ways that are difficult to imagine until you experience it firsthand. Our volunteer programs offer opportunities for local volunteering right here in northwest Ohio. There are so many opportunities for volunteers at Sunshine.

Please note that this application times out after 15 minutes. Applications that are open beyond this time frame will need to be refreshed and the information re-entered.

Personal Information
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Emergency Contact Information
Please enter your Emergency Contact information below. If you are under 18 years old, please enter Parent or Guardian Information.
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Volunteer Information
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Signature/Waiver
HIPPA Agreement: All information (written and verbal) at Sunshine is confidential and will not be shared with anyone without the expressed written consent of the participant and/or guardian.
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Liability waiver: I understand and agree that there are potential risks that are associated with volunteering, both foreseeable and unforseeable. By checking the box below, I hereby waive and release any and all connection with my involvement with Sunshine. I also waive and release any and all rights and claims for lost or stolen property and I release any and all rights and claims for damages by my heirs, executor and/or administrators.
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Electronic signature: By signing this volunteer application, I authorize Sunshine to verify any information I have provided. I understand that as a volunteer, I must work with and under the supervision of the volunteer manager and site supervisors. I also understand that if accepted for volunteer service, I must abide by the policies and regulations of Sunshine. I understand that Sunshine is not obligated to provide placement, nor am I obligated to accept any placement that might be offered. I am volunteering freely for public service, religious, or humanitarian objectives without contemplation of compensation.
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Photo Release: Sunshine would like to be able to use photos of volunteers for promotional materials. This section applies specifically to portraits/recognizable photos taken during volunteer time. Photo consent does not apply to crowd/distance photographs. By checking the box below, I am verifying that I consent to the use of photo/visual and audio materials to be used for promotional materials, educational activities and exhibitions for the benefit of Sunshine.
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Equine Liability Release: I give my consent to the following terms: (I) Under Ohio Law, there are certain qualified immunities from civil liability for equine activity sponsors, participants, professionals and other persons in connection with harm and sustained by equine activity participants from inherent risks of an equine activity as contained in section 2305.321 of the Ohio Revised code. (II) I understand and agree that there are risks and potentials risks both foreseeable and unforeseeable associated with riding and working with horses. These have been explained to me. I am voluntarily participating in Sunshine’s Therapeutic Riding Program and agree to accept any and all risks of injury.