Volunteer Application Form

Before completing this application, please read below carefully:

Volunteer Application & Agreement

THIS APPLICATION IS ONLY for VOLUNTEERS 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. CHILDREN 15 YRS OLD OR YOUNGER CAN BE LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF LAST PAGE OF THIS APPLICATION AND VOLUNTEER PARENT/GUARDIAN WILL BE LISTED ON 1ST PAGE.

Volunteering to do anything is a great community service. It means you want to help make a difference in the world!

Volunteering is also a commitment. Even though you are not getting paid, Sun City Stables needs your help, and you will be part of a team that relies on you to be there when you say you will be.

Please keep in mind that you are a representative of this organization.

Volunteers must be reliable, take initiative, and maintain professional manner at all times. Thank you for telling us in advance when you may be absent! Volunteering also means that you will learn new things, make new friends, and have fun at the same time. YOU are what makes us a great place to be!

THE FOLLOWING IS MANDATORY. BY SIGNING THIS APPLICATION YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO ABIDE BY THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements when volunteering: *Commitment *Respect *Loyalty *Professionalism *Safety * Positive Attitude *Always wear an orange T-Shirt/No “short shorts” *Always wear closed-in shoes (No flip flops/sandals/open toed shoes) *NO Drug/Alcohol *No Smoking * No foul language *Must be 16 years old, unless volunteering with parent *Must attach a release form (can be printed from our website) *Must submit a copy of your State ID or Driver License along with application. (Because we serve children this is required for safety) Contact Information First and Last Name: ___________________________________________________________ Date of Birth:__________________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________ City: _____________________________________________ St:___________ Zip:__________ Phone#: _____________________________________________________________________ Email:_______________________________________________________________________ Employment information: Current/Most Recent Employer: ___________________________________________________ Address:______________________________________________________________________ Phone #:______________________________________________________________________ Reference: First & Last Name: ______________________________________________________________ Phone #:______________________________________________________________________ Reference: First & Last Name: ______________________________________________________________ Phone#:______________________________________________________________________ Emergency Contact: First & Last Name ____________________________________________Phone#:__________________________ Have you ever been convicted of/or pleaded guilty, or contest to a crime of any kind? Y_____N____ If yes, please explain: _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Availability: Please, indicate below which hours you are available to volunteer. Sun ____to____ Mon ____to____ Tues ____to___ Wed ____to____ Thurs ____to____ Fri ____to____Sat____ to___ Interest: Please, tell us in which area you would like to volunteer ticket office ______ special events ______ horse trails (Adv.Only)______ walking ponies _____ feeding animals _____ assisting where needed_____ cleaning stalls _____ pony parities _______ feeding animals___________ grant writing _____ fundraising_________ other ___________________ Please, list (if any) experience working with children and/or animals. Include the amount of time worked with and/or type op animals you may have worked with: _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Accompanied Volunteers: Please, ONLY two children per adult @ a time – Children must be 7years of age or older. *Full Name:_______________________________________ DOB: _______ Relationship (circle): Parent/Mother Parent/Father Guardian *Full Name: _________________________________________ DOB:_______ Relationship (circle): Parent/Mother Parent/Father Guardian Applications must be accompanied by a release form (one per individual including children). Incomplete applications cannot be processed. Please drop off or email your completed application at Sun City Stables.

I certify that the information I have provided on this application is true and complete, to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false or misleading statements made on this application may result in refusal or subsequent termination of my volunteer service. I authorize  Sun City Stables to verify any information in the application and to contact my references. I acknowledge that any service I would perform for Sun City Stables would be on a strictly volunteer basis. I further recognize that I have no expectation of remuneration of any sort for such volunteer service.

Signing this agreement signifies that you have read and agree to the listed rules and guidelines. Signature: ____________________________________Date: _________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature (if applicant is 16 or 17)

Acknowledgement of Warning and Assumption of Risk and Complete Release Today’s Date: ___________________________________________’ Participant Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ (Please print: If participant is under 18, include name of parent or guardian at bottom of form.) Date of Birth: ___________________________________________ Street Address: ________________________________________________City, State Zip: ___________________________________ Home Phone: _____________________________________Cell Phone: __________________________________________________ Email Address: (please print) __________________________________________________________ Warning: Under Florida Law (FLORIDA STATUTES, TITLE XLV TORTS, CHAPTER 773. EQUINE ACTIVITIES), an Equine Activity Sponsor or Professional is not liable for any injury to or the death of a participant to Equine activities, resulting in the inherent Risk of Equine Activities In consideration of permission to use today, and on all future days, the property, Equines (horses, ponies. mules or donkeys), facilities and service of Sun City Stables.

I, the undersigned participant, hereby expressly agree: That I am fully aware of the inherent risk of Equine Activities, including but not limited to the propensity of Equines to behave in ways that may result in injury, harm or death to persons on or around them; the unpredictability of all Equine reaction to such things as sounds, sudden movement, and unfamiliar objects, persons or other animals, certain hazards such as surface and sub-surface conditions, collisions with other Equines or objects and the potential of a participant to act in negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the participant or others, such as failing to maintain control over the animal or not acting within his or her ability. I HEREBY ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS INVOLVED IN OR ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN EQUINE ACTIVITES OR MY USE OF OR PRESENCE UPON THE PROPERTY OR FACLITIES OF SUN CITY STABLES INC. (INITIALS) __________. To release Sun City Stables Inc., and all of its successors, assigns, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents from and agree not to sue any or all of them on account of or In connection with any claims, causes of action, injuries, damages costs or expenses arising out of my participation in Equine activities or my presence upon or the use of the properly, facilities. or service of SUN CITY STABLES INC., whether or not caused by the negligence or other fault  of Sun City Stables Inc.or any properly or equipment supplied by SUN CITY STABLES INC. (INITIALS) _____________. That this release shall be binding upon my heirs, assigns, legal representatives, or personal representatives (INITIALS) ____________ To waive the protection afforded by any statue or law in any jurisdiction whose purpose, substance, and/or affects is to provide that a general release, shall not extend lo claims, material or otherwise which the person giving the Release does not know or suspect lo exist at the time or the execution of the Release. (INITIALS) ___________ That, if I ignore this agreement and initiate claim or suit against Sun City Stables Inc., I will be responsible for all attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by Sun City Stables Inc.. (INITIALS) _____________ That, if the participant under this release is a minor child, I as parent or guardian of that minor child undertake the obligation of this release on behalf of the minor child in giving my permission and consent for the minor child to participate in Equine activities and, therefore, do agree to the fullest extent allowable by law on behalf of a minor child upon Sun City Stables, Inc., all benefits of this assumption of risk and complete release and do further agree to indemnify and hold harmless against any claim, demand or suit including all attorney’s fees and costs incurred by Sun City Stables Inc, whether or not the basis for any claim, demand or suit is caused in whole or in part by the actual or alleged negligence or other fault of Sun City Stables Inc., its Equines, facilities or service. (INITIALS) _____________ I have read and fully understand this Agreement. I understand that making and signing this Agreement I surrender valuable rights including, but not limited to my right to sue. Riding ability of participant: Beginner: (INITIALS) _________ Intermediate: (INITIALS) ________ Experienced: (INITIALS) ___________ Is participant a minor? (Circle One) Yes No If participant is a minor child, name of parent or guardian. (Please print) ___________________________________________________ Relationship: (Circle) ( Parent ) (Guardian) Health Insurance policy number and/or company name: ________________________________________________________________ UNDER FLORIDA LAW, IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 16, YOU MUST WEAR A HELMET A riding helmet is recommended safely gear for all participants

I will wear a helmet (Initial) ____________ I will not wear a helmet (Initial) _____________ X__________________________________________________________________________________________________________Participant Signature or Parent/Guardian signature, if participant is a minor