Adult Volunteer Opportunities

The adult program is open to high school seniors and anyone over the age of 18.

Before you apply

Can you answer yes to the following questions?
  1. Are you at least a senior in high school or older?
  2. Are you able to commit to 100 hours of service?
  3. Are you able to commit to one 3-4 hour shift per week?
  4. Are you able to complete the requirements during normal business hours?
If you answered “no” to any of the questions above you should consider applying at another time.

Required Steps to become a volunteer:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Application during the open recruitment period.
  2. Attend the Interview during your recruitment period (i.e. If you apply in the December block you must be able to attend the interview day during that same recruitment block).
  3. Complete onboarding requirements (more information provided during interview).
  4. Complete the on-line orientation by the required date (more information provided prior to the interview).

2020 Volunteer Recruitment Schedule

Application Online Interviews *Department-Specific Training
December 15-January 2 January 14, 2-4:30 p.m. January 29-February 5
January 23-February 6 February 21, 1-3:30 p.m. March 4-11
February 27 - March 12 March 24, 1-3:30 p.m. April 8 -15
July 9-23 August 4, 1-3:30 p.m. August 19-26
August 20 - September 3 Sept. 15, 3-5:30 p.m. September 30-October 7
September 24-October 8
October 20, 2-4:30 p.m. November 4-11
*For Department-specific training, you must be available for the training day and time assigned after the Interview/Orientation between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

*Note: Application form will be open during specified open recruitment periods only. Open recruitment periods may end early depending on number of requests received.

Frequently Asked Questions

All applicants must be at least a senior in high school or older.

Your commitment is at least 100 hours of service. This usually takes 6-9 months, volunteering once a week for a four hour shift.

The online application will be available to fill out on the dates listed. You will receive an invitation by email to interview. If you are accepted into the volunteer program, you will need to complete the steps for onboarding. The entire process takes 3-4 weeks to complete, including department training.

If you are unable to attend the interview on the day it is offered, you will need to apply at another time.

All new volunteers must attend department specific training during the week specified in the recruitment window when you applied. You must be able to attend a 1 day, 4 hour training between 8 am and 5 pm in your assigned department during the specified week.  

You must volunteer at least 4 shifts per month and no more than 2 shifts per week.