Steps for Becoming a Volunteer
- Read the volunteer handbook.
- Sign the waiver of liability / assumption of risk form.
- Submit a photo ID and sign the background check release form in the presence of City staff. "Minor’s under 16 years of age, who do not have an ID, must be accompanied by their parents when signing.)
The City of Becker welcomes volunteers of all ages and ability levels. Volunteer opportunities will specify any age restrictions in the posting. The minimum age for volunteers is 16 unless accompanied by an adult or staff supervisor. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. All minor volunteers will require parent/guardian approval prior to beginning volunteer work.
VOLUNTEER STATUS AND GUIDELINES
Your participation in this program is voluntary. You may elect to end or modify your participation at any time. As a participant in the volunteer program, you are not in any sense an employee of the City, and you will not be compensated for your service. Participation in the program is a privilege, not a right. Similarly, your service as a volunteer is subject to the direction and supervision of the City and its staff.
All volunteers will undergo a background check to assist in determining suitability for the position before training. Volunteers must provide a form of government issued identification to City staff prior to signing 13043.6 Background Check Release Forms - Volunteers in City staff’s presence.