Adult Volunteer Application

Thank you for applying to volunteer with the City of Kettering!

To get started, you will need to fill out a background check and waiver of liability form, and attach it to the application below. These forms can be filled out on the computer and are located in the blue links below.

If you plan to volunteer with children, you will need to be fingerprinted with Police Records after you complete the application. You will schedule an appointment with Police Records: 937-296-2580, Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. You will bring a copy of your background check form with you to this appointment and we should receive the results within 1-3 business days generally.

Please complete these documents and attach onto the application below:

Volunteer Background Check Form

Waiver of Liability Form


  • Basic Volunteer Data

    A. General Information
  • Please attach your background check form here for processing (this form is located at the top of this page). If you plan to volunteer with children, you will need to be fingerprinted with Police Records in addition to submitting the background check. Please contact our office on this process: 937-296-2433
  • Please attach your waiver of liability form here for processing (this form is located at the top of this page).
  • Name * Required
  • Address * Required
  • Have you lived at this address for five years? * Required
  • Write N/A if not applicable
  • Have you ever been convicted of a felony? * Required
    We cannot accept anyone with a felony into the Volunteer Program
  • Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor? * Required
    If you selected yes, please explain in the text box below.
  • If no, please write N/A
  • Are you related to any City employee(s)? * Required
  • B. Education and Training

  • C. Employment History

  • Are you currently employed? * Required
  • D. Miscellaneous Information

  • E. References (relatives are not acceptable references)

  • Certification * Required
    I hereby certify that all the information I have provided on ALL PAGES of this application form is true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and is made in good faith. I agree and understand that all statements made by me are subject to being investigated for verification. I further agree and understand that any omissions or misstatements of facts contained in this application may disqualify me for further consideration as a volunteer or result in my immediate termination with the City of Kettering.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City of Kettering is committed to give equal consideration to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ethnic heritage, or disability.
  • Emergency Information

    In case of emergency, please contact:
  • Name * Required
  • Availability

    Please check the hours you are usually available to volunteer:
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • Skills

    Below is a list of our City volunteer opportunities. Please check those that interest you:
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Volunteer Newsletter Preference (Please select only one) * Required
    Becoming a volunteer with the City of Kettering includes a quarterly newsletter. This is to keep all volunteers informed on any news or events related to the Volunteer Program.
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