333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Volunteer Application

General Instructions

To best match your skills and experience with volunteer opportunities, please fill this form out as completely as possible. Any information furnished on this form will be used to contact, interview and place volunteers. If you are accepted as a volunteer the city requires you to submit to a Washington State Patrol background check and before you begin a volunteer assignment, you and your supervisor will be required to sign a volunteer agreement.

Generally, the city of Puyallup does not accept volunteers under the age of 14. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the volunteer agreement.   Those seeking court-assigned community service are not qualified under this volunteer process.

Volunteeer Application Form


First Name  
Last Name  

Phone Number  
Cell Phone Number  

Email Address  
Confirm Email Address  

Are you over the age of 18? (If not, you must have parental consent.)

Do you have, or can you obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License?

Are you currently certified in CPR?

Are you currently certified in First Aid?

Do you have any medical conditions that should be taken into consideration in arranging volunteer assignments?

If yes, please explain:


Have you been convicted of a felony or released from prison within the last ten (10) years, or have been convicted of a misdemeanor other than minor traffic offenses within the past three (3) years?

If yes, please explain:
What days of the week are you available (you may check more than one day)?

What hours of the day are you general available?

Are you available in the evenings?

How many hours would you be willing to volunteer a day?
  1-2 hours
  2-4 hours
  4-8 hours

How many days a week would you be willing to volunteer?
  1 day
  2 days
  3 days
  4 days
  5 days

What types of volunteer projects interests you?
  Special projects

Please check any of the following city activities that you are interested in volunteering for:
  Office work at City Hall
  General City or Community Events
  Parks and Recreation Events
  Senior Center
  Court Administration
  Parks and Facilities Maintenance
  City Hall Visitor Services Station
  Volunteers in Police Service
  Police Explorers
  Other (please explain)     

To best match your skills, experience and education with volunteer opportunities at the City of Puyallup, please briefly tell us about yourself.

If there are volunteer opportunities for which you qualify, you will be called for an interview which will help to further determine where there is a good volunteer match. If so, the city will need to check references and conduct a WSP background check before a volunteer contract can be offered.

As part of this background check, the city will also need you to furnish three references who are not relatives. These references will only be contacted if you are being considered for a volunteer assignment.

Name of Reference #1  
Telephone Number of Reference #1  

Name of Reference #2  
Telephone Number of Reference #2  

Name of Reference #3  
Telephone Number of Reference #3  

To the best of my knowledge, the information herein is true and complete. I understand that falsification of this application is grounds for dismissal as a volunteer. Further, if I am an interviewe, I give permission for an authorized representative of the city to conduct a Washington State Patrol criminal background check in accordance with RCW 43.43.830-839 and to inquire of individuals about my ability to perform all aspects of the volunteer position for which I am being considered. I release the City of Puyallup and those individuals/institutions that provide information from any liability that may arise from the provision of the information.

I have read the above information and agree to the terms of this application.