Volunteer contact information
Emergency Contact Information
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Previous Volunteer Experience
Skills and Experience
Please list previous Volunteer Activities
Computer - Data entry
Computer - IT general
Emergency - Moving Disabled/Elderly
Emergency - Shelter Operations Training
Emergency- Donations Distribution
Emergency- Ham Radio Caller
Emergency- Heavy Lifting
Emergency- ICS/ NIMS Training
Emergency- Pastoral Care
Emergency- Search and Rescue Training
Emergency- Tree Maintenance
Landscape/ Outdoor Maintenance
Medical - Doctor/Physician
Medical - First Aid
Medical - General
Medical - Nursing
Senior Center Instructor
Senior Center Reception Desk
Sports - Coaching
Sports - Official
Job preferences (as checklist)
Animal Care - Offsite Adoption
Computer Data Entry
Emergency / Disaster Assistance
Foster Home for Animals
Garden (must be over 21)
Outdoor maintenance/Clean Up
Senior Citizen Center
Task Force or Committee
Other languages you speak or write fluently
Guyanese Creole patois
Signing Exact English
How did you hear about Serve Sugar Land?
Employment / Student
If not currently employed or retired
Not currently studying
Specific Volunteer Opportunities Interested In- please list
If you are interested in volunteering with Animal Services, we would like to ask you to please view this short video and then answer a few brief questions regarding the shelter and our policies. If you are not interested in volunteering at the Shelter at this time you may skip this portion in blue
1. Volunteers are involved in what area of the shelter?
2. What volunteer opportunties are available at the shelter?
Dog and Cat Grooming
Cat and Dog Kennel Cleaning
All of the above
3. A shelter can euthanize what percent of its animals to be called 'No Kill'?
less than 1%
4. How do some shelters work around to maintain a 'No Kill' status?
Selective Admissions- only take healthy adoptable animals
Transfer out unhealthy or undesirable animals
Do not accept walk in and lost animals
Adopt out unhealthy animals
5. Is the Sugar Land facility a no kill facility?
I don't know
6. By law how long do we need to hold an animal who is found with identification before adopting?
120 hours or 5 days
72 hours or 3 days
100 hours or 5 business days
72 hours or 3 business days
7. Once placed up for adpotion, how long can the animal stay at the shelter?
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(4) Understand and agree that any false information, misrepresentation, or concealment of facts is sufficient grounds to disqualify me from volunteering and, as a volunteer, for my immediate discharge without recourse from the City of Sugar Land's Volunteer Program-Serve Sugar Land; and
(5) May be subject to a "for cause" substance abuse screening at any point in time while I am a volunteer for the City.
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For more information, including information about additional rights, visite or write to: Consumer Response Center, Room 130-A, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. go to www.ftc.gov/credit You must be told if information in your file has been used against you. Anyone who uses a credit report or another type of consumer report to deny your application for credit, insurance, or employment - or to take another adverse action against you - must tell you, and must give you the name, address, and phone number of the agency that provided the information. You have the right to know what is in your file. You may request and obtain all the information about you in the files of a consumer reporting agency (your "file disclosure"). You will be required to provide proper identification, which may include your Social Security number. In many cases, the disclosure will be free. You are entitled to a free file disclosure if: a person has taken adverse action against you because of information in your credit report; you are the victim of identity theft and place a fraud alert in your file; your file contains inaccurate information as a result of fraud; you are on public assistance; You are unemployed but expect to apply for employment within 60 days.In addition, by September 2005 all consumers will be entitled to one free disclosure every 12months upon request from each nationwide credit bureau and from nationwide specialty consumer reporting agencies. See for additional information. www.ftc.gov/credit You have the right to ask for a credit score. Credit scores are numerical summaries of your credit-worthiness based on information from credit bureaus. You may request a credit score from consumer reporting agencies that create scores or distribute scores used in residential real property loans, but you will have to pay for it. In some mortgage transactions, you will receive credit score information for free from the mortgage lender. You have the right to dispute incomplete or inaccurate information. If you identify information in your file that is incomplete or inaccurate, and report it to the consumer reporting agency, the agency must investigate unless your dispute is frivolous. See for an explanation of dispute procedures. www.ftc.gov/credit Consumer reporting agencies must correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete, or unverifiable information. Inaccurate, incomplete or unverifiable information must be removed or corrected, usually within 30 days. However, a consumer reporting agency may continue to report information it has verified as accurate. Consumer reporting agencies may not report outdated negative information. In most cases, a consumer reporting agency may not report negative information that is more than seven years old, or bankruptcies that are more than 10 years old. Access to your file is limited. A consumer reporting agency may provide information about you only to people with a valid need -- usually to consider an application with a creditor, insurer, employer, landlord, or other business. The FCRA specifies those with a valid need for access. You must give your consent for reports to be provided to employers. A consumer reporting agency may not give out information about you to your employer, or a potential employer, without your written consent given to the employer. Written consent generally is not required in the trucking industry. For more information, go to . www.ftc.gov/credit You may limit "prescreened" offers of credit and insurance you get based on information in your credit report. Unsolicited "prescreened" offers for credit and insurance must include a toll-free phone number you can call if you choose to remove your name and address from the lists these offers are based on. You may opt-out with the nationwide credit bureaus at 1-888-5-OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688). You may seek damages from violators. If a consumer reporting agency, or, in some cases, a user of consumer reports or a furnisher of information to a consumer reporting agency violates the FCRA, you may be able to sue in state or federal court. Identity theft victims and active duty military personnel have additional rights. For more information, visit . www.ftc.gov/credit States may enforce the FCRA, and many states have their own consumer reporting laws. In some cases, you may have more rights under state law. For more information, contact your state or local consumer protection agency or your state Attorney General. Federal enforcers are Federal Trade Commission: Consumer Response Center - FCRA, Washington, DC 20580, 1-877-382-4357
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