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Naper Settlement Volunteer Application

  1. Personal Information


  2. Gender*


  3. How did you hear about our volunteer program?*



  4. What is your availability?*


  5. Are you currently a Naper Settlement Season Pass Holder or Member?*


  6. Days you are available to volunteer (check all that apply):*


  7. What areas are you interested in volunteering? Please choose your top three. *


  8. Education Completed


  9. Please indicate current grade or last grade completed.*



  10. Employment Information

  11. If you are employed or are the parent/guardian of a volunteer under 18, please provide current employment information.


  12. Full or Part Time

  13. If necessary, may we contact you at work?



  14. Previous Volunteer Experience




  15. References

  16. Please provide two references, not related to you.

  17. Background Information

  18. Have you ever been convicted as an adult for a criminal violation? (Naper Settlement will not automatically reject an application for these occurrences.)*


  19. Emergency Contact


  20. Optional Information (anything you feel that is important for us to know)

  21. Are you allergic to bee or wasp stings?


  22. Commitment of Volunteer Service

  23. If Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society agrees to accept your services as a volunteer, we will commit to providing you adequate information, training, and supervision as a volunteer to carry out the responsibilities of the position. You will agree to perform duties as outlined in the position description to the best of your abilities, meet time and duty commitments or provide adequate notice to your supervisor so alternate arrangements can be made, and adhere to the policies and procedures of the organization, including confidentiality of information, you understand that volunteers are not employees of the organization, receive no direct monetary compensation and no special consideration if applying for a paid position. Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society will do our best to make you experience as a volunteer a productive and rewarding one.


  24. Naper Settlement Volunteer Agreement

  25. To complete the application process, read the following volunteer agreements and give your electronic signature where it is appropriate.


  26. Photo Release and Hold Harmless Agreement:
    I agree that Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society may use my likeness in any brochures or promotional
    materials that will be used to promote Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society. As a volunteer or parent/guardian of a volunteer, I recognize and acknowledge that there may be a risk of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, including death, damages or loss which I or my minor child may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with or associated with the volunteer program. I agree to release and hold harmless Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society, its agents, employees, volunteers and the City of Naperville from all damages, judgments, expenses (including attorney fees), costs or liabilities suffered because of injury or damage of property, which may arise out of, or as a consequence of any volunteer work I may perform. I understand that my volunteer status may be terminated at any time for failure to comply with policies and procedures of Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society, including those of the volunteer program, or when in the judgment of the society, continued service as a volunteer would be contrary to the best interest of the organization.

    I understand that Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society may conduct periodic background checks and I will provide any additional information as requested.

    I agree to provide my social security number upon request from Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society, as required by the City of Naperville for all volunteers authorized to make purchases for events and programs.

    The confidentiality of all information provided in this volunteer application will be respected.


  27. Sign and Date:

  28. I agree that the statements made in this volunteer application have been freely given, are correct and true and that I accept the Photo Release and Hold Harmless Agreements and will provide information for a background check and social security number if requested. Naper Settlement/Naperville Heritage Society will hold all information provided in this application and agreement in strict confidence.


  29. I understand that Naper Settlement will conduct a criminal background check on volunteers over the age of 18 and I will need to provide additional information when requested.


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