LDC Volunteer Application

Please complete the online volunteer application form below and click to submit it once it is completed. Someone will get back to you regarding your application.

If you prefer to download and print out the application instead, you may do so by clicking here. Once completed you may drop it off during regular business hours.

Volunteer Application

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  • The following is required by the state of Texas:

  • Emergency Contact Information

    Please list two emergency contacts.
  • Medical Information

  • Longview Dream Center Volunteer Agreement

    I agree to serve as a Longview Dream Center volunteer and commit to the following:
    1. To complete all required training for the volunteer positions I accept.
    2. To abide by all guidelines and procedures of the Longview Dream Center.
    3. To respect the confidential nature of all recovers and personal contact with clients.
    4. To work cooperatively with staff and other volunteers.
    5. To meet time and duty commitments and give adequate notice so that alternative arrangements can be made if I cannot fulfill my obligation.

    Longview Dream Center Confidentiality Form – All Volunteers

    I understand that I am required to complete all training for the volunteer position I accept, to abide by all guidelines and procedures of the Longview Dream Center, to respect the confidential nature of all records and personal contact with clients, and to work cooperatively with staff and other volunteers.

    Longview Dream Center Policy and Procedures

    I have read the above and have received, read and understand the Longview Dream Center Policy and Procedures.
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  • Liability Statement

    I wish to volunteer my services to the Longview Dream Center, a 501 (c)3 organization. I hereby agree and release you as follows:
    1. I willingly and freely agree to volunteer and hereby assume any and all risk, with respect to any liability of the Longview Dream Center for such risk, including without limitation, risk of any accident or injury to person or property which I may sustain in connection with my participation as a volunteer.
    2. The undersigned hereby releases the Longview Dream Center and its directors, officers, partners, agents, employees, successors, assigns, licensees, sponsors, donors, representatives, guests and affiliates from liability and covenants not to sue for any and all claims and causes of action, whether known or unknown, arising out of, based upon or relating to my participation hereunder.
    3. I further irrevocably grant to the Longview Dream Center, its assigns and successors my consent and full right to: my name, photograph, likeness, image, voice and biography in any and all media, publications, social media, advertising, and publicity, in connection with my volunteer participation hereunder.
    4. This release shall inure to your benefit, as well as to the benefit of your successors, licensee, agents, employees, affiliates, and assigns. This release shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas.
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  • Criminal Background Screening Policies

    Policy for Criminal Background Screening

    All new or potential volunteers must complete an application packet which includes a Background Verification Release Form. To complete the background check, volunteers must include their driver’s license and social security number. Once the criminal background has been finished, the Longview Dream Center staff will evaluate the information and a decision will be made.

    Background Check Offenses

    As a general rule, subject to the specific nature and severity of the offense(s), the volunteer applicant may be deemed ineligible to work or provide services to the Longview Dream Center if the volunteer is identified as having committed any of the following offenses. The Longview Dream Center reserves the right to extend considerations identified bases on the seriousness and time since the offense(s):
    • An offense against a minor within the past ten years
    • A sexual offense within the past ten years
    • Any matter involving a felony within the past ten years
    • A drug offense that is deemed relevant to the subject’s assignments within the past five years
    • An alcohol offense within the past three years
    • Any other offense that is deemed relevant to the subject’s assignments within the past five years
    • Any recurring matter involving any other type of criminal offense, especially if more than one occurrence of the same type of offense is alleged to have taken place within the previous eight years Although disqualification is possible, a previous conviction does not automatically disqualify an applicant from consideration of volunteering with The Longview Dream Center. The Executive Director will consider the following factors in determining whether a candidate is eligible for volunteering with the Longview Dream Center:
      • The relevance of the conviction to the duties and responsibilities of the position of which selected
      • The nature of the conviction(s)
      • The age of the candidate when the illegal activity occurred
      • The dates of the convictions
      • The candidate’s record since the date(s) of the conviction(s) Disqualification from Volunteer Participation: The following rules shall apply if The Longview Dream Center learns (via criminal background search) that a prospective volunteer/host has been convicted of, has pled guilty to, has deferred adjudicative for, or has pled no contest to one of the following crimes under the laws of any State within the United States, or any other nation. Automatic Disqualification:
        • Homicide
        • Crimes of rape, criminal sexual penetration, criminal sexual contact, incest, indecent exposure, or other related sexual offenses
        • Crimes using weapons
        • Arson
        • Any violent crime, felony drug-related offense or trafficking in controlled substances
        • Crimes involving child abuse, neglect, or residing on the same premises as a registered sex offender
        • Crimes involving adult abuse, neglected or financial exploitation All information supplied by potential volunteer is held in the strictest confidence and not divulged to any other staff member, board member or volunteer.
  • All information supplied by potential volunteer is held in the strictest confidence and not divulged to any other staff member, board member or volunteer.