Cleveland Metroparks

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How long do you anticipate volunteering with Cleveland Metroparks?

If you are interested in short-term opportunities, especially for school requirements, you may not need to complete this application.  Please click here to consider your situation and the short-term request process.
Basic Information
* First Name
* Last Name
Zip Code
Phone Number
* Email
* Password
Application Information
Are you 18 or older?
Are you under 16 years old?
Full Name of Parent/Guardian
Parent/Guardian Phone
Parent/Guardian Email
What school do you attend?
What grade are you in?
What is your GPA?
Current Age
Please list any previous groups you've been involved with
What responsibilities did you have and what skills did you learn?
How will volunteering with Cleveland Metroparks help you build a future? (max. 250 words)
Why are you interested in participating in a youth volunteer program for Cleveland Metroparks? (max.
Have you ever been convicted of a major misdemeanor or a felony?
If yes, please provide details of the conviction.
How did you hear about volunteering with Cleveland Metroparks?
Why are you interested in volunteering for Cleveland Metroparks?
Please list any previous volunteer experience.
What special skills, knowledge, abilities and/or experience do you possess that is relevant to the type of volunteer work in which you are interested?
Present employment status.
Please list current and previous work experience.
Are you willing to submit to a background check, fingerprinting, drug screening, drivers record check and/or credit check if required for certain volunteer activities?
Have you been an Ohio resident for at least 5 years?
Do you have a valid Ohio drivers license?
I understand and authorize Cleveland Metroparks to verify the information contained on my application. I release Cleveland Metroparks, its agents and organizations supplying information to Cleveland Metroparks, from all liability and responsibility, damages and claims of any kind arising from this investigation of my background. I understand that misrepresentations or omissions may be cause for my immediate rejection as an applicant for a volunteer position with Cleveland Metroparks or my termination as a volunteer. I understand that I may be subject to fingerprinting and/or a criminal background check according to Ohio State Law 187, Sec. 109.575. I understand that this is an application for and not a commitment or promise of volunteer opportunity. I understand that all information will be considered confidential to the fullest extent allowed by law.