Volunteer Orientation Assessment Volunteer Orientation Assessment Name Email Phone Number Yes /No: I am at least 18 years of age.YesNo (please attend in-person orientation instead of taking this assessment) Yes/No: I have completed a Volunteer Application online. YesNo (please complete the Volunteer Application before taking this assessment) What is the mission of Heartland Animal Shelter?To end the euthanasia of homeless animals and give cats and dogs a safe place to go while awaiting permanent, loving homes.To take in pets people no longer want.To act as a sanctuary for pets to live out their lives. Where do most of the shelter's animals come from?Open-admission and/or municipal shelters who need our supportHomes, surrendered by their ownersFrom the street, as strays Can children under 16 years of age volunteer at the shelter?YesNo Which of the following volunteer opportunities require a minimum commitment of eight hours per month? Check all that apply. Dog walking Dog caregiving Cat socializing Cat caregiving Medical assisting Which of the following are other volunteer opportunities available? Check all that apply. Fostering animals Marketing including graphic and web design Counseling potential adopters Maintaining data and records Writing and editing Transporting animals How should a volunteer learn the guidelines of volunteering at the shelter?Read and make sure to understand the Volunteer Handbook which will be emailed after completing orientationAsk other volunteers to explain the rulesLearn it over time What is the recommended attire to wear when volunteering at the shelter? Check all that apply. Closed-toe shoes Long pants Casual but appropriate attire Nametag which will be provided True or false: Hands should be washed with soap and water between interacting with each new animal, even if they appear healthy.TrueFalse Fingers may be put into cages/kennels:AlwaysSometimesNever Which area(s) of the shelter are off-limits to volunteers?BasementAny areas a volunteer has not been advised to enterAll of the above How should a volunteer log hours when volunteering?Through our online volunteer management program, either at the shelter or from homeWriting it down on paperTelling the volunteer coordinator Who should a volunteer tell if they cannot make their scheduled shift?The volunteer coordinatorFellow volunteersNo need to let anyone know Time is Up!