VOLUNTEER

The New Kent Humane Society, Inc. located in Virginia thanks you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. Volunteers help us to fulfill our mission of advocating and working towards a responsible and humane community. We provide shelter and adoption opportunities for pets who are homeless and promote animal welfare through community programs that benefit both animals and people.

Some companies provide matching gifts for the time their employees volunteer. Some companies also provided grants to organizations at which their employees volunteer. Please check with your company and, if they offer either of these options, please mention it to a Board Member.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

The New Kent Humane Society, Inc. thanks you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. Volunteers help us to fulfill our mission of advocating and working towards a responsible and humane community. We provide shelter and adoption opportunities for pets that are homeless and promote animal welfare through community programs that benefit both animals and people..

Some companies provide matching gifts for the time their employees volunteer. Some companies also provided grants to organizations at which their employees volunteer. Please check with your company and, if they offer either of these options, please mention it to a Board Member.
    Volunteers must be at least 8 years of age. If you are under 18, both you and a parent or legal guardian must sign below on the Release Indemnification Agreement.
  • INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT

    Please read carefully before signing. New Kent Humane Society, Inc.
    INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
    WHEREAS the New Kent Humane Society, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has an address of P. O. Box 104, Providence Forge, Virginia, and WHEREAS members of the general public volunteer to serve the New Kent Humane Society, Inc. in various capacities:
    NOW THEREFORE the parties agree as follows:
    1. 1. I shall abide by the rules, regulations, policies and procedures as set forth by the New Kent Humane Society, Inc.
    2. 2. I shall volunteer with the New Kent Humane Society, Inc. at my own risk.
    3. 3. I hereby indemnify and hold harmless the New Kent Humane Society, Inc. and any third parties with which we may volunteer from any damages, injury, or casualty resulting from my Volunteering with the New Kent Humane Society, Inc.
    4. 4. The New Kent Humane Society, Inc. shall not be liable in any manner or from my negligent or unlawful act.
    5. 5. Volunteers shall cooperate fully with the Board Members and other volunteers at all times.
    6. 6. Volunteer's photographs may be used for promotional purposes includmg being on the New Kent Humane Society's website, in publications, or at special events.
    7. 7. New Kent Humane Society, Inc. retains the right to terminate my volunteer involvement at any time, should it be deemed necessary.
    8. 8. I hereby agree that I am providing volunteer services to New Kent Humane Society, Inc., assisting in pet adoptions. This may also include assisting in adoptions of pets through New Kent Humane Society, Inc. at local PetSmart stores. I understand that neither New Kent Humane Society, Inc. or PetSmart is responsible for any illness or injury caused by any animals that I come into contact with during my volunteer work. I agree to hold harmless and release from liability New Kent Humane Society, Inc. and PetSmart should I become sick or injured from any animals as a result of my volunteer work.
    9. 9. I have never been convicted of cruelty, neglect, or abandonment of animals and will update the New Kent Humane Society, Inc. as changes occur, per VA 3.2-6546.