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Equal Opportunity Notice
Notice to Applicants: It is our policy to offer equal opportunity to all based upon individual merit without regard to race,color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, height, weight, or non-disqualifying handicap. In order to provide a pleasant, safe recreational environment, we do not condone harassment relating to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, height, weight, or non-disqualifying handicap.
Drug Free Environment
We prohibit the use, distribution, sale, or possession of alcoholic beverages, drugs and controlled substances (except for the use of legitimately prescribed medication pursuant to a physician’s order) while volunteering or on our premises. We prohibit volunteering while under the influence of alcoholic beverages, drugs or controlled substances. Please complete the entire application. Incomplete and/or unsigned applications will not be processed.
Volunteer Background Check Policy
Have you ever been arrested for a felonious crime or been convicted of a crime?
If yes, provide a full explanation
Are you over the age of 18?
Some volunteer positions will require the applicant to be over the age of 18.
How did you hear about our volunteer opportunities?
Why are you interested in volunteering for the East Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department?
What event or program would you like to volunteer for and what capacity?
Coaching or related experience for the postion which your are applying
Have you volunteered with our department in the past?
Volunteer Opportunities and Contacts
Please find the position, sport or event you would like to volunteer for and submit to the contact listed below.
Youth Football, Youth Baseball & Softball, Rhoades McKee Reeds Lake Triathlon Duathlon, Mom & Son Night
Youth Soccer, Youth Lacrosse, Flag Football, Middle School Coaching, Reeds Lake Run Kids' Races
Youth Basketball, Reeds Lake Run, Sweetheart Dance
Grounds Maintenance, Parks - Conservation - Invasive Species Volunteer
I certify that all of the information furnished on this Application is true, complete and correct. I understand and agree that any falsification, misrepresentation, misleading statement or omission of fact on this Application will be sufficient reason for my not being offered a volunteer position with the City or dismissal at any time from the City of East Grand Rapids.
I authorize all third parties to provide the City with any information regarding my personal background, and I release all parties from any liability which may result from furnishing such information. In this regard, I agree to permit the City of East Grand Rapids to conduct any background investigative procedures, including, reference and criminal history check.
I also understand and agree that my volunteer position is for no definite period of time and may be terminated at any time by me or the City with or without cause or notice. I acknowledge that no City representative has either the power or the authority to make any representations or agreements contrary to any of the foregoing, unless that agreement is in writing and signed by the City Manager of the City of East Grand Rapids.
I understand that all information submitted to the City of East Grand Rapids is considered public information and subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.
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