Volunteer Application

Helping pets + helping families + having fun = a STARelief volunteer


Why Volunteer?
We know that everyone has a talent to offer, whether it’s expertise in a particular field or simply offering your valuable time to help fulfill volunteer opportunities within our organization.

Volunteering is the perfect way to feel connected to the community. The simple act of offering your skills and enthusiasm will positively impact the lives of others, as well as your own.

STARelief has a number of programs that you can volunteer your time and talent to. Whether it’s our Pet Food Pantry, Aid-A-Pet Grant program, STAR Reader program, or one of our fundraising events – your talent is needed to make a difference.


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  • Emergency Contact

  • In case of emergency, I authorize STARelief and Pet Assistance, Inc. to arrange for emergency medical treatment (911) after attempting to notify the contact listed above
  • Availability

  • STARelief and Pet Assistance values your privacy and will not share your confidential information with any other outside organization without your consent.
  • STARelief and Pet Assistance: Liability Release Waiver

    1. I recognize that while performing my services in a voluntary capacity, in handling animals, there exists a risk of injury, including physical harm to me. On behalf of myself, my heirs and personal representatives, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless STARelief and Pet Assistance, Inc, its Board of Directors, agents, servants and employees from any and all claims, causes of action or demands of any nature or cause connected with my volunteer service. This might include costs, attorney’s fees, and courts costs incurred by STARelief and Pet Assistance, Inc in connection with my volunteer services based on damages or injuries which may be incurred or sustained by me in some way in the prosecution of the volunteer work. Such damages or injuries might include, but are not limited to animal bites, accidents, injuries, or personal property damage.

    2. I also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold STARelief and Pet Assistance harmless for any and all damages to my personal property while performing my services to STARelief and Pet Assistance in a voluntary capacity.

    3. If I am signing this release form as a parent or legal guardian of a minor volunteer (under 18 years of age), I hereby give my consent to allow my child (ward) to volunteer services for STARelief and Pet Assistance, Inc. I understand that such a minor child is not covered by the agency’s worker’s compensation or liability policy and I agree to hold STARelief and Pet Assistance, Inc. harmless for any claim, loss or damage incurred by such child

    4. I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions of the foregoing liability release waiver

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  • Volunteer Agreement

  • , agree to the following terms and conditions, intending to be legally bonding to them: I will abide by the mission, rules, regulations, policies, and programs of STARelief and Pet Assistance while I'm a volunteer.

    • • My primary concern and responsibility are the "animals" and for their well-being and humane treatment are foremost in the performance of all animal rescue activities.
    • • I will not engage in unsafe, illegal, or unethical activities while serving as a STARelief and Pet Assistance volunteer.
    • • As a condition of volunteering, which I acknowledge to be adequate consideration, I also agree to hold STARelief and Pet Assistance harmless and enter into and additional waiver of liability contemporaneously with this Volunteer agreement.
    • • The above conditions have been reviewed with me and I understand that failing to uphold them is sufficient grounds for STARelief and Pet Assistance to request and implement my removal as a volunteer.

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STARelief and Pet Assistance
P.O. Box 3035
Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: 203-636-0971
Fax: 203-883-0325
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