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. Name of Person Filling Out This Application:

* 3. E-mail Address:

* 4. Phone Number: 

* 5. Name of Group/Organization Interested in Volunteering:

* 6. Parish, if applicable:

* 7. Number of volunteers in group: 

* 8. Is everyone in your group above the age of 18?

* 9. If you answered no or unsure to the above question, please provide the ages of any minors volunteering with your group or clarify your response:

* 10. Does your group 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.

* 11. What issue or issues is your group interested in working on?

* 12. Why is your group interested in volunteering at this time? Please select all that apply.

* 13. Where would your group prefer to volunteer? Please select all that apply.

* 14. How often is your group interested in volunteering?

* 15. When is your group available to volunteer?

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

* 17. Would your group be interested in adopting a specific shift at a volunteer site, such as a weekly overnight hosting shift at a shelter?

* 18. 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 any members of your group have lifting or standing limitations? Note: limitations will not be used to deny a volunteer opportunity, but to help place volunteers at the right sites.

* 19. Is there anything else about your group you would like Episcopal Charities to know?

* 20. 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 for my group. I understand that positions volunteering with vulnerable populations may require a more extensive screening process for individual members of the group, and we may be asked to provide more information as part of that process. 

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