EVYP prepares Chicago students to become first generation college graduates.
Please select all types of volunteer opportunities listed below that you are interested in.
*They can be personal or professional.
Have you ever been convicted of a violent crime including, but not limited to assault or any crime involving children (including sexual abuse/molestation, physical abuse or neglect)? Are you the subject of an indicated child abuse and maltreatment report on file in any state?
Please mark yes or no below.
Have you ever been terminated, suspended, placed on probation, reprimanded, or otherwise penalized by an employer for child abuse and/or maltreatment in this state or elsewhere?
I understand as a volunteer with East Village Youth Program that the nature of volunteer activities may involve physical activity, contact with unfamiliar people, and other potential risks of injury. Knowing this, I hereby assume the risk for any accident or injury, to person or property, which I may sustain in conjunction with my participation in EVYP. In addition, I hereby release and discharge East Village Youth Program and any of its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, or successors from any and all liability and responsibility for such action or injury.
Please mark agree or disagree below.
To the best of my knowledge all statements set forth in this application are true. I authorize East Village Youth Program or its agents to undertake any investigation it deems appropriate in connection with this application. This includes, but is not limited to contacting all listed references, a child abuse background check (CANTS check) through the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, a criminal background check through the Illinois State Police, and a driving record check through the Illinois Secretary of State.
To the best of my knowledge all statements set forth in this application are true. I understand that misrepresentation or material omission from this application may result in my disqualification for a position with East Village Youth Program and may be the basis for the termination of my services. EVYP reserves the right to reject an applicant for any reason that EVYP, in its sole judgement, determines will or may affect the best interest of the students. Furthermore, East Village reserves the right to withhold the reason for such refusal.
Please Note: before beginning to volunteer, you will be asked to complete several additional steps, including background checks, an interview with a staff member, and one or more short trainings.