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Contact Information

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Would you like to be added to our COTS Email List?
Yes, I want to receive the COTS e-newsletter and other communications.

Groups Only

Under 5 5-10 11-14 15-17 18 and over

Education/Employment Information

Student Full Time Employed Part Time Employed Unemployed
Retired Homemaker

Student Information


Mornings Afternoons Evenings Special Projects National Holidays

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

One Day a Week More than once a week Once a month Twice a month

Volunteer Interests (18 and over) *

Shelter Programs

Family Support Team Children's Programs

Workshop Facilitator/Speaker Tutor Mentor Support for Single Adults

General Maintenance Gardening Provide Meals for Programs

Driver ** for Client Appointments, etc. Driver ** for Donation Pickup

Hair Cutting Health/Wellness Programs

Spanish Language Translator Office/Admin Donation Drive

Holiday Activities Event Helper Other

Petaluma Kitchen

Cook Server Cleanup

Food Box Packer General

Driver ** Food Box Program

Driver ** Food Donation Pick-ups

Office/Admin Holiday Activities

** All Volunteer Drivers are required to complete a COTS Driver Application.
Click here to download this form for printing.
Please return the completed form along with a copy of your driver’s license and current auto insurance card. You may return these documents via fax, mail, or email (pdf attachment) as indicated on the bottom of the document.

Volunteer Interests (Under 18) *

Donation Drive General Kitchen Food Box Packer

Gardening/Yardwork Office/Admin Holiday Activities


All volunteers under the age of 18 must have their parents complete a Parent Participation Contract and Emergency Authorization Form.
Click here to download these forms for printing.
After submission, please return the completed form via fax, mail, or email (pdf attachment) as indicated on the bottom of the document.

Additional Information

Please Provide Two References Through Your Volunteer or Professional Work

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Publicity, news article Website Church School/Teacher

Letter from COTS/Petaluma Kitchen Volunteer Center Court Referral

COTS Volunteer COTS Employee COTS Client COTS Donor/Supporter


Certifications *

I certify that the information provided by me on this online application is true and correct. I understand that any misstatements or omissions of material facts may be cause for rejection of my application. I understand that my volunteer service will be subject to satisfactory references and other criteria. I hereby authorize COTS (including its staff, volunteers or agents) to check my references. I hereby release same persons given as references from all liability for any damage whatsoever arising therefrom. I further understand that any assignment given me will be on a 90-day probationary trial basis, except for short-term assignments.

I have read, understand and agree with the above statement.

Please visit the link below to learn about Your Responsibilities as a COTS Community Volunteer. After reading the document, check the box below to indicate that you have read and understand your responsibilities as stated in the document:

Your Responsibilities as a COTS Community Volunteer

I have read the above mentioned document and understand my responsibilities as a COTS Community Volunteer.

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