Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for NorCal GSP Rescue! As an all-volunteer rescue, we rely upon individuals like you to save GSPs in need.
  • About You

  • No experience necessary! Volunteering is a great way to get to know the breed.
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Below are the various volunteer opportunities available with the rescue.
  • If also interested in fostering, please complete our separate foster application on our foster page. To select multiple on a desktop, hold Command (Mac) or Ctrl (PC) key while making selections. To select multiple on a phone or tablet, just tap each selection.
    If also interested in fostering, please complete our separate foster application on our foster page.
  • Transport volunteers

    Please complete this section if you are interested in transporting GSPs in need. If you transport GSPs in affiliation with the rescue, the following information is required for our liability insurance. This information will not be shared publicly and is stored securely. If you have questions about why this information is needed, please contact volunteer@norcalgsprescue.org and we'll be happy to help.
  • General volunteer agreement

    I, the undersigned, understand and agree to the following:
    1. I have filled out this form in order to apply as a volunteer with NorCal German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue (NCGSPR).
    2. The information provided is accurate to the best of my knowledge and can be used by NGSPR and its personnel, including other volunteers, with respect to this application and any work I do as a volunteer.
    3. If accepted as a volunteer, I will update NCGSPR with any changes in any of the information provided above.
    4. I give permission to NCGSPR to call and confirm the references that I have provided.
    5. I have never been accused of and/or found guilty of any cruelty related to animals.
    6. I understand that I may be given access to confidential, private, and/or proprietary information regarding NCGSPR, its dogs and personnel, as well as private information about individuals who foster or adopt dogs from NCGSPR. I agree that I will not share any such information received from NCGSPR that is not otherwise public with anyone other than NCGSPR personnel and other volunteers to the extent necessary to carry out my volunteer activities.
    7. I agree that, as a condition of my acceptance into the NCGSPR volunteer program, that I will not, at any time during or after my time as a volunteer, take any action which is intended to, or would reasonably be expected to, harm NCGSPR or its reputation, or the reputation of its board of directors, its officers, members, and agents, or which would reasonably be expected to lead to unfavorable publicity to NCGSPR or its offers and personnel.
    8. I understand that as a volunteer for NCGSPR, I may be asked to do a number of tasks and interact with other volunteers, with NCGSPR dogs, and with members of the public. I agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify NCGSPR, its board of directors, its officers, members, and agents, for any and all claims made against any of them, of any sort, by anyone, for any liability, damages, attorneys’ fees, or other injuries, which relate to facts that occur on or after the date of this agreement, and which are in any way related to my actions as a volunteer for NCGSPR.
    9. I grant permission to NCGSPR and its agents, employees or assigns, the irrevocable right to use any audio or video materials taken of and/or provided by me related to GSPs, for use as NCGSPR sees fit. I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished materials or printed or electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, whether that use is known to me or unknown, and waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the materials.
    10. I will be responsible for any legal fees or other costs which NCGSPR must expend to enforce my compliance with any agreement with NCGSPR or as a result of my provision of false information on this form. This Agreement is governed by the laws of California, and in the event that a suit is brought by any party or parties to this Contract, the parties agree that such suit can only be brought in the State of California, San Mateo County.
    11. I will indemnify and hold harmless NCGSPR, its agents, employees, officers, directors and volunteers, with respect to any injury, financial, physical, or emotional, that occurs to me as a result of my participation in the volunteer program of NCGSPR. Additionally, I will defend, indemnify and hold harmless NCGSPR, its agents, employees, officers, directors and volunteers, with respect to any claims of any kind, brought by anyone, for any injuries or damages caused to anyone or any animal, that are the result of my negligent or intentional acts.
  • A photographic, facsimile, carbon copy or electronic version of this authorization may be deemed to be the equivalent of the original and may be used as a duplicate original.
  • Parent/Guardian Information

    If under 18 years of age, please include a name, phone number and email for a parent or guardian. NorCal GSP Rescue will contact the parent or guardian to verify permission.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
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