Volunteer Nevada County

Policies

Website Policies

Thank you for visiting volunteernevadacounty.org. This website is designed to serve as a mechanism to connect potential volunteers with volunteer opportunities in Nevada County. Volunteers can view existing opportunities, sign up for email notices about new opportunities and nonprofit and public agencies can post new volunteer opportunities.

Use of the website for purposes other than those stated above is prohibited. As a user, you agree to not copy or reproduce any materials other than for personal use. Users of the website agree to not recreate lists of volunteer opportunities, calendars of events or news items for any but personal use. We protect the privacy of the volunteer information and will not share with third parties beyond the agency recruiting for specific volunteer positions. Users may not use any device or software to extract information about usage or users of this site. Contents of the site may not be used for financial or other gains. You may not, except with our written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content of this website. This website and its contents are the property of Agency on Aging \ Area 4.

The inclusion of any organization, program or individual does not constitute endorsement. While we endeavor to maintain the information on the website as thoroughly as possible, volunteernevadacounty.org makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents on the site. We expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in its contents.

Nonprofit and public agencies always make the final selection of any volunteer and provide for required background checking and screening.

At times, volunteernevadacounty.org may provide links to other sites and services which users may find helpful. Volunteernevadacounty.org neither endorses nor vouches for the accuracy of the information or the availability of services provided on external, linked websites. When you follow a link to another site, you are then subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of that site.

Privacy Policy

Volunteernevadacounty.org is committed to preserving the privacy of its volunteers and agencies requesting volunteers. Access to volunteer and visitor information will be limited to RSVP/AAA4 staff and volunteernevadacounty.org project volunteers. Volunteer and visitor information will not be otherwise shared, given, loaned, or sold to any other individual or organization.

The information provided by volunteers and visitors to volunteernevadacounty.org will be used to identify volunteer opportunities in Nevada County and possible volunteers for these opportunities and activities. Such information provided will not be used for commercial, personal or other purposes not directly related to volunteer opportunities.

Inclusion/exclusion policies

Agency must be able to show that it is a 501 © 3, or a public city/county department or agency.

Agency must assure that the volunteer position will not displace employed workers or impair existing contracts for service

Volunteer assignments are focused on impacting critical community and social needs

The agency will provide adequate supervision, orientation and training for the volunteers

Agency will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities and for the safety of its volunteers.

Agency fully complies with federal regulations regarding discrimination based on race, gender, religion, etc.

Volunteers will not be asked to perform any political or religious activity.

Agency agrees that background checks, if required by requesting organization, and screening of volunteers have been conducted.

Agency has educated staff and board about use of volunteers and staff responsibilities for those volunteers.

Agency must show that the primary purpose of the organization is to serve the public interest beyond its own membership.