HopeKids Adult Volunteer Application

All applicants must have attended Hope Community Church for 6 months before they may serve in HopeKids.

Thank you for expressing interest in serving at Hope Community Church in our Children’s Ministry. What a privilege it is to teach children about the awesome God who created them! To maintain our commitment to excellence, we set high standards in the areas of safety and security. This is a lengthy application for you to fill out, but it is necessary for preserving a safe environment. We hope you will not be offended by this application and realize the value of your investment in the protection of our children. This form is to be completed by all persons who work in any ministry at Hope Community Church that involves children.

Ministry Interest


































Church Involvement




Personal References

The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references listed in this application to give you any information (including opinions) that they have regarding my character and ability to work with children. I authorize the release of information contained in this application to any ministry at Hope Community Church in which I seek a position. I have carefully read and understand the criminal records release (in following section) and sign this release as my own free act.

Personal Testimony

Personal Information

The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references listed in this application to give you any information (including opinions) that they have regarding my character and ability to work with children. I authorize the release of information contained in this application to any ministry at Hope Community Church in which I seek a position. I have carefully read and understand the criminal records release (in following section) and sign this release as my own free act.



The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references listed in this application to give you any information (including opinions) that they have regarding my character and ability to work with children. I authorize the release of information contained in this application to any ministry at Hope Community Church in which I seek a position. I have carefully read and understand the criminal records release (in following section) and sign this release as my own free act.

REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK AND AUTHORIZATION

Important: This section must be completed by every applicant regardless of criminal record. Once your application has been received, you will receive an email on behalf of Hope Community Church requesting further information to enable us to run a background check.
I hereby request and authorize the release of any information which pertains to any record of convictions contained in law enforcement files or in any criminal file maintained on me whether local, state or national. I hereby release local, state and national law enforcement agencies from any and all liability resulting from such disclosure. I further acknowledge that if a criminal background check is conducted as may be required under the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, I may be denied access to children while the application is pending. I further understand that in accordance with this law, if I am denied a position because of a conviction which appears as a result of such search, I may challenge such information.