Returning Volunteer Registration

Only fill-out this form if you are a PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED volunteer. Otherwise, please fill-out the NEW VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FORM instead.

Contact Information

Medical Information

Parent Information

Required for volunteers under age of 18.


Permission and Waivers

Friendship Circle of Greater Fort Lauderdale provides very special and unique opportunities for volunteers, special friends, and their families to enrich the lives of each other. In doing so, most participants will encounter new and sometimes challenging situations. Thus, it is imperative to set expectations at the beginning so that volunteers, special friends, and parents understand what they can expect. Therefore, volunteers, special friends, and their families each certify and agree by signing below that they:
As a Parent/Guardian of a special needs child of Friendship Circle or a volunteer:

● I understand that Friendship Circle will match my child with a teenage/ young adult volunteer.
● I understand that it is necessary for me as parent(s)/guardian(s) to assume full oversight and supervision responsibilities with respect to all activities Friendship Circle’s assigned volunteer(s) share(s) with my child in connection with his/her participation in the program.
● I understand that participation in this activity is entirely voluntary and requires participants to abide by applicable rules and standards of conduct;
● I understand that participation in Friendship Circle activities involves a certain degree of risk, both physically and emotionally demanding. I have considered the risk involved and have given consent as indicated below for my participation
Will not use or possess any illegal drug, alcohol or controlled substances at any time, including at Friendship Circle events or programs;
● I will not bring any weapons, firearms or other dangerous items to any Friendship Circle event or program and I will not have any unsecured firearms in a home in which hosts a Friends at Home program;
● Have not and do not have any individual that has been convicted of a crime, other than minor traffic violations, living at or visiting a home that hosts a Friends at Home program and have not themselves been convicted of a crime;
● Do not themselves have and do not have any individual that has a history of violence or abuse of any kind living at or visiting a home that hosts a Friends at Home program;
● Acknowledge the risk of injury from activities involved in Friendship Circle events and knowingly and freely assume all such risks. In the event I observe any particular hazard that I believe could cause injury to a participant, I will immediately inform Friendship Circle staff of such hazard.;
● Will not participate in any activity that you believe you and/or your child cannot perform in accordance with the Friendship Circles activities’ instructions or in a safe manner;
● Agree Friendship Circle is not responsible for any damage or injury to myself, my child/participant or my property in regard to my participation in any Friendship Circle activity;
● Acknowledge that Friendship Circle is an independently owned, operated and controlled local corporation.

I have carefully read and agree to abide and be bound by all additional rules and policies in the Friendship Circle Handbooks and any additional rules pertinent to specific events. THE FAILURE TO ABIDE MAY, IN THE EXERCISE OF FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE’S SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF ALL FURTHER PROGRAM-RELATED VISITATIONS WITH YOUR CHILD.

You may also access a copy of Friendship Circle Code of Conduct here.

*If volunteer is over 18, they can sign. If volunteer is under 18, the volunteer’s legal guardian must sign. Your typed name below signifies your electronic signature. The Friendship Circle accepts your electronic signature in place of a handwritten signature on a hard copy page.

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