Welcome to the very rewarding job
of becoming a BTBR Volunteer
We need assistance in many areas:
(please fill out the Foster Application Form
instead of this form)
Please complete the application below and let your references--veterinary and personal--know that we will be checking; ask them to speak with us when we call.
(If you're listed with your vet under another name
--your spouse's, for example--please let us know).
BTBR and our dogs appreciate your interest in serving!
There are many ways to get involved in BTBR. We need folks to help us with transportation of dogs, fostering, administrative work, event organization, grant writing and fundraising. Please let us know what area(s) you are interested in.
Please list your veterinarian's name, address, phone number and the
name your pet(s) are listed under.
If your pet has seen multiple vets,
please list all.
If you currently do not have a pet, please list the
vet you plan to use for any BTBR dog you would like to foster or adopt.
If your pet is listed under another name or your
spouse's name, please let us know or your vet check will take longer to
If you currently do not have a pet but have had a pet within the last 5 years, please list the vet you've used in the past.*
Please provide a personal reference (do not list relatives) we may contact regarding this foster application. Please include: Name, relationship to you, phone number and best time to call.
Please provide a second personal reference (do not list relatives) we may contact regarding this foster application. Please include: Name, relationship to you, phone number and best time to call.
How many adults live in the household?
What are the occupation(s) of all adults in household?*
How many children live in the household and what are their ages? Have the children spent time around dogs?*
Tell us about your pets and describe your interest in the Boston Terrier breed:*
What is your animal welfare philosophy? Provide detailed information on your point-of-view about spaying/neutering, breeding, medical care, training, crating and behavior therapy:*
Do you or have you ever bred dogs?*
Please list volunteer organizations, including animal rescue groups, of which you have been or currently are a member:
Describe your availability to participate in transporting BTBR dogs:
Describe your availability to participate in home visits with potential foster parents or adopters:
Describe your experience with organizing and availability to participate in fundraising and other events:
Do you have any questions, comments or anything you would like to add to this application?
By agreeing and signing this document, VOLUNTEER certifies that all information contained in this document is true and complete. VOLUNTEER understands and agrees to abide by the following conditions and restrictions in order to serve as a volunteer for BLACK TIE BOSTON RESCUE (BTBR).
VOLUNTEER recognizes that working with animals places them at physical risk, and agrees to assume that risk. Although BTBR has taken all reasonable measures to protect VOLUNTEER, accidents and injuries may still occur. VOLUNTEER acknowledges that BTBR does not guarantee the health or temperament of any BTBR foster dog. VOLUNTEER agrees to perform duties of a BTBR VOLUNTEER at own risk, and to fully and completely indemnify and hold harmless BTBR, its agents, officers, directors, representatives, and other volunteers from and against any and all loss, damage, injury, or expenses arising from or relating to the health and/or behavior issues of any BTBR foster dog. In addition,
VOLUNTEER completely releases, indemnifies, and entirely discharges BTBR, its volunteers, directors, officers, agents, and assignees from any and all claims and causes of action of negligence that VOLUNTEER or another might have or bring relating to or arising from any injury or damage that should be sustained while assisting BTBR or in connection with volunteer work for BTBR.
If VOLUNTEER is driving a motor vehicle while performing volunteer duties for BTBR, VOLUNTEER confirms that he/she has a valid driver’s license, and passengers, cargo, and vehicle are covered by insurance.
VOLUNTEER REPRESENTS THAT NO MEMBER OF VOLUNTEER'S HOUSEHOLD HAS EVER BEEN CHARGED WITH A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY INVOLVING NEGLECT OR CRUELTY TO HUMANS OR ANIMALS HUMANS OR ANIMALS AND THAT VOLUNTEER HAS NEVER BEEN REFUSED BY ANY RESCUE OR ADOPTION AGENCY OR SHELTER OR SIMILAR ORGANIZATION FOR THE ADOPTION OF A DOG OR ANY OTHER ANIMAL.
VOLUNTEER shall keep a copy of this contract and return the original to the BTBR Volunteer Coordinator.
Signature of Applicant(s) and Adult Members of Household:*
Signature of BTBR Representative: (Leave blank; this is for your BTBR rep to sign):
Date Signed (Leave this blank; this is for your BTBR rep to sign):
1/30/2023 8:03 PM