AgeCare Volunteer Policies Declaration
Volunteers must be of the age of majority in their province (18 years old in Alberta, 19 years old in British Columbia).
Volunteers were either not involved/witness in an investigation under the Protection for Persons in Care Act (PPCA), or will have identified this to the AgeCare Volunteer Advisor.
If a volunteers has or currently works or volunteers with any AgeCare community, as either an employee or with an agency, this is identified on the application and resume.
Volunteering with AgeCare requires a Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) and Criminal Record Search prior to acceptance as a volunteer. Volunteers understand their need to procure one upon acceptance into the volunteer program.
Applicants understand that the information provided in the application will be used to process their eligibility for a suitable volunteer position. They declare that the information provided on the application will be true and complete. Applicants understand that any false information provided may be cause for denial of a volunteer placement or dismissal after placement.
The applicants authorizes AgeCare to contact individuals and organizations I have named on this application to obtain further information that would assist with their placement/success as a volunteer.
The applicants consents that AgeCare may collect, retain information and conduct further investigations with respect to the information. The volunteer further consent to the updating of this information as necessary.
The applicant understands volunteers are required to complete a 3 month / 50 hour probation period from the date of their first shift (following onsite orientation).
I understand that proceeding with the application confirms that I have read the above policy and agree to abide if accepted as an AgeCare volunteer. I also agree not to disclose confidential information of any nature after I cease volunteering in this capacity.