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By checking the box above and submitting this application electronically, I understand and agree to the following:

  • I agree to abide by the policies and procedures presented to me during the course of my volunteer activities.  I understand that I am responsible for reviewing all of the materials given to me at orientation, during training, and at any additional trainings.
  • I understand that the goal of volunteering is to engage and educate the public on the mission and philosophy of Catkins Animal Rescue, and my actions should always further this goal.  I understand that I can and should always seek guidance if I am ever unclear about the mission, philosophy, or practices of Catkins.
  • I authorize Catkins to seek emergency medical treatment in case of an accident, injury, or illness.  If I am injured while acting as an unpaid member of the volunteer staff, I am not covered by Catkins Insurance carrier.
  • I understand that if I am injured while acting as a volunteer, I am not covered by Wisconsin’s state worker’s compensation law.
  • I understand that Catkins welcomes and relies upon volunteer feedback.  If I am ever in disagreement with any philosophy, practice, or policy of Catkins, I agree to use the appropriate, established communication channels to share my concerns or feedback in order to eliminate miscommunication or redundant efforts. 

          The proper channels, in order, are:
          The Volunteer Team Leader/Volunteer Coordinators
          The Board of Directors President

  • I know that as a Catkins volunteer, I represent the Rescue, and I promise not to engage in any activity, whether physical, verbal or written, that may cause harm to the reputation of Catkins. I agree to be a role model for the humane treatment of animals, at home and in public, as well as while working with the shelter animals.
  • I understand that Catkins records or discussions regarding previous and new pet owners are to be kept confidential.
  • I understand that if I am bitten or witness a bite, it is my responsibility to report the bike immediately to the Price County Health Department and to Catkins (to the Volunteer Team Lead or Director).  It is the law to report any bites where the skin is broken.  Failure to report may result in termination from Catkins Animal Rescue’s volunteer program.
  • Catkins has my permission to use any and all photographs taken of me to promote rescue services and programs.  I understand that all pictures become the property of Catkins and may be used without any payment or prior notification.
  • I agree to accept supervision and support from the Catkins volunteer staff and understand that they will provide me with feedback to ensure my safety or to help me perform my volunteer duties most effectively.
  • I agree to conduct myself in an appropriate and professional manner while volunteering for Catkins, following and publically supporting all philosophies, policies, and practices.
  • I understand that failure to observe the above agreements along with the policies and procedures of Catkins Animal Rescue could result in my dismissal from the volunteer program.  

Please complete the volunteer form below.  Once completed, please make sure to click the submit button.

If you would like to discuss current volunteer opportunities before providing this complete information, please contact us by Facebook messenger (Catkins Animal Rescue, Inc.), email, or by phone at 715-762-0122.  A volunteer coordinator will be in touch with you soon.  

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