VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Please read the instructions carefully and complete all the sections of the application. The application will require that you complete a brief autobiography, as well as provide us with 3 references that include names, phone numbers and email addresses. 

All information provided will be kept strictly confidential, and will be used solely to assess your qualifications to serve as a volunteer and to match you with cases. If you have any questions, please call us at 530-887-1006 and a Case Manager will assist you.  
 
Child Advocates of Placer County (CAPC) is an equal opportunity employer and operates in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in employment and volunteering.  The Program prohibits preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination based upon race, color, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability (not constituting a bona fide occupational qualification).

REASONS FOR EXCLUSION FROM SERVICE AS A VOLUNTEER:

1) Arrest and/or Conviction for acts punishable as any crime involving: a) crimes against a child, b) violent felonies, and c) any sex crimes. Arrests without convictions are subject to a thorough review by Agency staff.  Convictions are an automatic exclusion. 

2) A DUI/DWI conviction within the last three years, or two or more convictions within the last ten years. 

3) Conviction of a crime other than those stated in Section 1) within 5 years before applying to be a volunteer (not including vehicle code misdemeanors). The CAPC Directors may or may not exclude applicants after consideration of factors.

4) Currently undergoing prosecution for a crime other than stated in Section 1) (not including vehicle code misdemeanors) at time of application.  The CAPC Directors may or may not exclude applicants after consideration of factors.  

5) Motor Vehicle violations (using DMV point system): a) Drivers with any 2 point violations on their current record; and/or b) Drivers with a 3 point total of violations on their current records. 

6) Direct personal or family involvement with the Child Welfare system. 

7) Persons providing services to children and/or their parents within the child welfare and/or Juvenile Court System. 

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