BridgeBuilders KIDS Volunteer Policies

Please review and acknowledge all policies.

Statement of Faith

I have read HIS BridgeBuilders Statement of Faith (bridgebuilders.org/who-we-are/

Criminal Background Check

A check of the volunteer applicant's criminal history may be made to verify his or her responses. Approval of volunteer status is contingent on the results of a criminal background check.

Confidential Information

In the course of performing duties, HIS Kids volunteers may have access to highly sensitive and confidential information about HIS BridgeBuilders or its clients. All volunteers must use their best efforts and diligence to protect that information. It is expected that at no time will a volunteer disclose, directly or indirectly, sensitive or confidential information about HIS BridgeBuilders or its clients. Similarly, a volunteer whose assignment with YW terminates may not subsequently disclose, directly or indirectly, any sensitive or confidential information about YW or its clients acquired during his or her association with HIS BridgeBuilders. Any volunteer who violates HIS BridgeBuilders’ Confidential Information policy will be subject to termination of their volunteer association with the organization.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse or Neglect

HIS BridgeBuilders follows the policies and standards set for by the State of Texas as follows:

  • Reporting by Other Persons Fam. Code § 261.101: A person who has cause to believe that a

    child has been adversely affected by abuse or neglect shall immediately make a report.

  • Institutional Responsibility to Report Fam. Code § 261.101: A professional may not

    delegate to or rely on another person to make the report.

Photograph & Video Release

I hereby grant permission to the rights of my image or likeness as recorded in photographs or video, and sound of my voice as recorded on audio or video without payment or any other consideration. I understand that my image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed and waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of my image or recording. I also understand that this material may be used in diverse educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area. Photographic, audio or video recordings may be used for the following purposes:

  • conference presentations

  • educational presentations or courses

  • informational presentations

  • on-line educational courses

  • educational videos

  • fundraising/development

  • marketing of the organization

I will be consulted about the use of the photographs or video recording for any purpose other than those listed above. There is no time limit on the validity of this release nor is there any geographic limitation on where these materials may be distributed. This release applies to photographic, audio or video recordings collected as part of the sessions listed on this document only.

By submitting the KIDS volunteer application online, I acknowledge that I have completely read and fully understand the above release and agree to be bound thereby. I hereby release any and all claims against any person or organization utilizing this material for educational purposes. 

I Agree

By submitting the KIDS volunteer application online, I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as KIDS volunteer with BridgeBuilders, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering. I also understand that I am in no way obligated to perform any volunteer services.

I further understand and agree that by submitting this KIDS volunteer application online the information I provided will be used to conduct a criminal background check, and other records where required by local, state, or federal law for volunteers working with youth.