Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Episcopal Charities!

Episcopal Charities is committed to transforming the lives of those in need. We do so by providing critical funding and operational support to strengthen nearly 100 local programs that touch the lives of more than 900,000 people each year.

As a volunteer, you'll be given the opportunity to partner with our grantee organizations and parishes to fight hunger, strengthen communities, protect the most vulnerable, and create new opportunities for the next generation. 

By answering the questions below, we'll be able to match you with a great volunteer opportunity. After you have submitted the application, Episcopal Charities will contact you within five business days. 

* 1. Today's Date: 

* 2. Contact Information

* 3. Are you 18 or older?

* 4. Highest Level of Education Achieved: 

* 5. School or Employment Information: 

* 6. Would you like us to notify your employer or school of your volunteer service and achievements?

* 7. Please list any previous volunteering experience, including organization names and dates of service:

* 8. Do you have any special training, skills, hobbies, interests, and certifications? Such as languages known, web design, grant writing, working with children, gardening, construction, cooking, CPR, etc.

* 9. What issues are you interested in working on?

* 10. Why are you interested in volunteering at this time? Please select all that apply. 

* 11. Would you prefer to volunteer as an individual or with a group?

* 12. Where would you prefer to volunteer? Please select all that apply. 

* 13. How often are you interested in volunteering?

* 14. Would you prefer to volunteer with one program or with multiple programs?

* 15. When are you available to volunteer? Please select all that apply.

* 16. Would you be interested in organizing a drive, such as for books, toys, socks, MetroCards, etc.?

* 17. Some of our volunteer roles require lifting heavy bundles of food or standing for a significant period, or may be at sites with limited accessibility. Do you have any lifting or standing limitations? Note: limitations will not be used to deny an applicant a volunteer opportunity, but to help place volunteers at the right sites.

* 18. Are you interested in receiving e-mail updates from Episcopal Charities about new volunteer opportunities, or being added to Episcopal Charities' e-news list?

* 19. Please provide two references who know you well and can attest to your character, skills, and dependability. Please provide their name and organization, relationship to you, length of relationship, and an email and phone number they can be reached at.

Reference One

* 20. Reference Two

* 21. Please read the following carefully before signing this application:

I understand that this is an application for and not a commitment or promise of a volunteer opportunity. I understand that positions volunteering with vulnerable populations may require a more extensive screening process, and I may be asked to provide more information as part of that process. I certify that I have and will provide information throughout the selection process, including on this application for a volunteer position and in interviews with Episcopal Charities that is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I have and will answer all questions to the best of my ability and that I have not and will not withhold any information that would unfavorably affect my application for a volunteer position. I understand that information contained on my application will be verified by Episcopal Charities. I understand that misrepresentations or omissions may be cause for my immediate rejection as an applicant for a volunteer position with Episcopal Charities or my termination as a volunteer.