Common Bond Institute
www.cbiworld.org

Volunteer / Intern Application Form

~ Please copy and paste this form into an Email to complete and submit by Email ~
(PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT CLEARLY)

1. Enter your information

NAME:
Address:
Phone: Day ( ) Eve ( ) Fax ( )
E-Mail:
Web:

Best Way to reach you:

* NOTE: Please first visit our website for a detailed overview of volunteering and
interning with Common Bond Institute, including typical tasks involved,
at: www.cbiworld.org/volunteer/

2. How did you learn of Common Bond Institute?
______________________________________________________

3. Which CBI program(s) are you interested in volunteering / interning for?  (see our website for list of conferences and programs):
______________________________________________________

4. What is your Time availability – It is Important to include dates available and estimated number of hours per week:
Dates: _______________   Months: ____  Estimated Hours Per Week: ____
(If more or less available during different dates please clarify):

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5. What is your Location availability?:
[a] Where are you typically located (country & city)?: __________________
[b] Are you able to travel beyond this to take on tasks?
Domestically?      Yes [  ]  No [  ]    * If yes, where? _____________________
Internationally?  Yes [  ]  No [  ]    * If yes, where? _____________________

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6. Do you have:
[a] Regular access to a computer and the Internet?  Yes [  ]  No [  ]
[b] Your own transportation?                                          Yes [  ]  No [  ]

7. Education and/or training background:

Education: ___________________________________________
Relevant training and/or experience: _________________________
Any previous positions you have held: _________________________

8. What skills and/or experience do you have that you would like to contribute to volunteering / interning (including academic or vocational training and field experience)?   Use addl. page if needed:
______________________________________________________

* For the Following items please indicate both yes or no answers and if that area is of interest to you:

9. Resource Development:
Do you have any skills or experience in these areas, (or interest in):
– Researching grants and funding sources?  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Writing grants and requests for funding?  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Evaluating grant outcomes?                           Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Planning and organizing fundraising strategies and programs?
                                                                                          Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Generating “in-kind” resources?                          Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Any research skills that can be applied in this? Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Other? ___________________________

10. Technical: Do you have any technical skills or experience, (or interest in):

– Using Social Networking sites (Facebook, etc.), including familiarity with creating
pages and various functions helpful in raising awareness of conferences and
promoting public dialogue on core issues)?  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Website design or management (including blogs, E-conferencing, etc.)?
                                                                                  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Data management?                                         Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Graphic arts / Desktop Publishing?             Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Video recording?                                               Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Video editing or production (including digital conversion for Internet use)?
                                                                                 Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Operating basic presentation equipment (LCD projectors, DVD, Laptop, microphones
and PA systems, etc.)?                                       Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Computer programs familiar with: __________________________________
– Other?

11. Promotion and Publicity: Do you have skills or experience in, (or interest in):
– Developing & implementing publicity programs to raise awareness of efforts?
                                                                                                   Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Networking with organizations and community groups for cooperation?
                                                                                                   Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Working with media outlets?                                         Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– Developing & implementing marketing strategies? Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]

12. Do you have experience in Event Organizing & Operations, (or interest in):
                                                         Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
If so, what particular tasks are you experienced with?:
– Pre-conference organization Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]
– On-Site Operations                  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]

13. Editorial assisting (journals, newsletters, etc.)  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]

14. Research:  Yes [  ]  No [  ]  Interested in? [  ]

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15. What attracts you to joining our volunteer team?
(Including how is CBI’s mission
& work, or the particular program you are interested in assisting with, relevant for you):
______________________________________________________

16. What would you like to gain from your experience volunteering for CBI, personally and/or professionally?
______________________________________________________

17. Any additional information you would like to share, or any particular questions you may have?
______________________________________________________

18. Are you interested in a volunteer experience or an internship?
(if the latter, have you already discussed this with your school or instructor?):
Professional Volunteer [  ]    Internship [  ]

 

Submit form by Email *(best and preferred), or by Fax or land mail to:

Common Bond Institute
Steve Olweean, Director
12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax, MI 49034 USA
Ph/Fax: 269-665-9393 Email: SOlweean@aol.com Website: www.cbiworld.org
Details at: www.cbiworld.org/volunteer