Volunteer Application

2007 Volunteer Application

Name:

Address:

Email (please print VERY clearly):

Phone: 2nd Phone:

What is the best way to get hold of you?

Thanks for wanting to volunteer! What kind of volunteer would you like to be?

  • In period clothing helping to live and interpret the site
  • Helping out "behind the scenes" or in the office
  • Helping with planning and organizing events
  • I want to come with my group to do a special project
  • Other (please explain):

Do you have a special interest in participating as a costumed history presenter (historical interpreter) with any of these groups? (check all that apply)

  • Pioneers
  • 1917 Farm life
  • Fur Trade and Mountain Men
  • Native Americans
  • Gunfighters or Frontier Townsfolk
  • Military Re-enactors

Do you have any special skills that might help us? Please list all of your virtues below!

  • I just like being here
  • fun, friendly personality
  • history buff
  • I’m a history re-enactor
  • artist (please explain what kind):
  • writer
  • planner and organizer
  • marketing skills
  • grant writing skills
  • storyteller
  • animal/livestock husbandry & care
  • vintage cooking methods
  • historic farming methods
  • I know a vintage skill or art from the past (please indicate what skills):
  • Other (please describe):

Do you have any special reasons for wanting to be a volunteer? (check all that apply)

  • I'd love training in old-fashioned skills, arts and/or crafts
  • I'm a history buff
  • Good family fun
  • I just like being here
  • I like working with animals
  • I want my kids to have wholesome experiences
  • I want to connect with my heritage
  • I want discounts for events and gift shop items
  • I want to build my resume
  • Other (please explain):

How much time might you be willing to spend as a volunteer?

____ hrs per

  • Day
  • Week
  • Month

___ days per

  • Week
  • Month
  • Only during festivals and special events
  • Only once in a while
  • As often as possible!

Other (please explain)

Do you have special health concerns about which we need to be aware? Please describe below (this information will be kept confidential):

Have you ever been arrested for a felony? If so, please describe (this information will be kept confidential):

Would you like an emailed invitation to join the Heritage Center’s Volunteer email listserv and receive volunteer news, invitations, and announcements?

  • Yes
  • No

Would you like to be included in the American West Heritage Center’s Volunteer Historical Presenter Certification Program, receive special training and become a Certified Volunteer Historical Presenter? (It’s free).

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don’t know yet; please give me more information

According to state and federal law, AWHC staff and volunteers may be asked to go through random drug screening and/or a background check. Please sign below to indicate that you understand this:

Signature & Date: ____________

THANKS! WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU THIS YEAR!

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