Garland Church

Volunteer Application

Garland Church Volunteer Application

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION
Thank you for applying to volunteer with Garland Church Children, Youth or Vulnerable Adults. Whether you desire to serve in the nursery, lead worship on Sundays, help lead Youth Group, serve at Sports Camp or teach a class, we value each person and your commitment to this vital ministry of our church. One of our highest priorities is to allow kids to develop in their faith while being safe and protected from harm. This application is part of the process for us to get to know you, and discover how you might best serve our Garland kids.

WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?

  • Regular attendees of Garland Church who have been at the church for approximately 6 months.

  • Those who love kids, and enjoy building up and nurturing the faith of children.

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

Step One - Fill out and Submit the application below.

Step Two - Email the names and email addresses of 3-5 personal, work and/or ministry references to darcy@garlandchurch.org. We'll need a minimum of THREE to reply. Your references cannot be anyone related to you or a paid worker of Garland Church.

Step Three - For those 18 and older, we'll email you a link to complete your Background Check.

Step Four - Once your background check is complete, we will set you up to work alongside a a ministry leader who will show you the ropes of your new volunteer position.


QUESTIONS:
Email our Background Check Coordinator | Darcy Stockdill, darcy@garlandchurch.org

Full Name
Full Name
Enter First and Middle Initial under "First Name"
If you have ever used other names, please provide complete name(s) and date in use. Include maiden name if applicable.
Birthdate
Birthdate
Mobile Phone
Mobile Phone
Home Phone
Home Phone
Address
Address
Work Status
Background
Church History and Prior Children/Youth Experience
Enter Church Name, Address, Dates Attended
Whether church or non-church, paid or volunteer- list the church/organization, address, position, and dates.
What do you feel has prepared you for serving in the Garland Church Children/Youth Ministry? In what way do you feel God calling you to Garland Church?
Please write a paragraph describing your spiritual journey. What or who helped you realize your need for Christ? Briefly describe how you feel your continuing relationship with Christ influences your daily life.
The responses I have provided in completing this application form are complete, truthful, and accurate. I hereby authorize Garland Church to make inquiries concerning my background in connection with evaluating the information. I hereby authorize all persons associated with me, including churches, employers, law enforcement, licensing and social services agencies, to release any information contained in their files or records concerning me to Garland Church and its representatives. In consideration of the receipt and evaluation of this application form by Garland Church, I hereby release Garland Church and The Christian and Missionary Alliance and their directors, employees, agents, representatives, and any other person or organization, including record custodians, that may release information concerning me, both collectively and individually, from any and all liability for damages of whatever kind or nature which may result to me, my heirs or family on account of inquiries concerning my background and any disclosures of information concerning me to Garland Church or The Christian and Missionary Alliance. I waive any right that I may have to inspect any information provided about me by any person or organization identified by me in this application. I hereby give my permission for Garland Church to obtain information relating to my criminal history record through Criminal Information Services Incorporated. The criminal history record, as received from the reporting agency, may include arrest and conviction data as well as plea bargains and deferred adjudications. I understand that this information will be used, in part, to determine my eligibility for employment or a volunteer position with this organization. I also understand as long as I remain a(n) employee or volunteer with Garland Church, the criminal history records check may be repeated at any time. I understand that if I am employed or work in a volunteer capacity, and should my character and morals be inappropriate and/or criminal, my employment or volunteer assistance shall be at will and that Garland Church shall be entitled to terminate my employment or volunteer capacity at any time, without expressed cause or prior notice, regardless of any other oral or written statements by Garland Church prior to, at, or following the date of employment or commencement of volunteer service dated and signed by both parties. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THE FOREGOING RELEASE AND KNOW THE CONTENTS OF IT, AND I SIGN THIS RELEASE AS MY OWN FREE AND VOLUNTARY ACT. Submission of the name below is assumed to be the Applicant's Signature.
Parent/Guardian Name for Applicants under 18
Parent/Guardian Name for Applicants under 18
Submission of name below is assumed to be the Parent/Guardian's signature and implies approval of the application.
APPROVAL NOTES (TO BE COMPLETED BY SECURITY REVIEW COMMITTEE)