Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue
Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue

Volunteer Application

We need your help! Please complete the information below, and a GLBCR representative will contact you. If you are not contacted within 5 days, please email us!

The Fine Print: All information is used only for the purpose of evaluating prospective volunteers so we may feel comfortable about the people handling our rescue dogs and representing our organization. GLBCR does not sell or share any information collected. Items marked * are required.

Your Name*:

Street Address*: 

City, State, Zip*:
Phone Number/Best Time to call*:
Email Address*:

Why would you like to volunteer with us?

Are you willing to make at least a 6-month commitment to the program? Yes No
Summarize your experience with Border Collies (guardianship/ownership, employment, rescue experience, etc.)
Summarize your experience with other pets (guardianship/ownership, employment, rescue experience, etc.)
Do you have a particular skill or experience that we should know about? (YES! We'd love to hear about your juggling!)

Foster Volunteers
Non-foster volunteers, please continue to next section)
Do you own or rent? Own Rent
Veterinarian's Name & Address*:
Number of adults in the household?
Have all adults agreed to foster a Border Collie? Yes No
Number of children in the household?
Please list all current household pets:
Approximate Size of Yard:
Type of fencing, height & portion of yard fenced:
Type and size of kennel run, if applicable:

What is your typical work schedule?

Approximately how much time will your foster dog be left unattended each day?

Please describe any formal or informal experience or training you have working with dogs.

List any training classes you have attended.

How would you describe your training methods?

Please give an example.

(Fosters: Please continue down to the disclosures)
In what areas would you like to volunteer?
Check all that apply:
Application screening & interviews
Liaison for adopters & current Border Collie Guardians
Adoption follow-up
Coordinate & manage pet show appearance
Public Outreach
Donor Correspondence
Updating Adopter Records
Graphic Design/Brochure & Flyer Design
Data Management
Technical/Database Support


Volunteer wishes to donate his/her time, effort and services to assist GLBCR in its care of Border Collies.

Volunteer recognizes and understands the inherent risks associated with the care of animals, including but not limited to the possibility of any injury to person and/or property which Volunteer may suffer as a result of the unpredictable nature and/or provocation of animals. Volunteer understands the purpose of Volunteering is to support the GLBCR organization and its mission. GLBCR reserves the right, at it's sole and absolute discretion, with or without reason, to decline or accept a volunteer.

GLBCR desires to accept the donation of Volunteer's time, effort and services subject to Volunteer's agreement contained in this Waiver.

In consideration of the mutual promises of the parties contained in this Waiver, or of the acts to be performed by either, that parties agree that Volunteer hereby knowingly and voluntarily waives any and all claims, damages or causes of action which Volunteer may have or incur against GLBCR, its officers, directors, and agents as a result of Volunteer's donation of his/her time and effort. This Waiver shall be binding upon the parties hereto, their heirs, assigns and legal representatives.

GLBCR, a Not for Profit Organization

I agree to the above waiver of liability upon submission of this application