Individual Volunteer Application

Playworks Individual Volunteer Registration Form

Playworks Volunteers
Playworks individual volunteers play a crucial role in empowering youth to be more kind, active, and engaged learners. Our diverse volunteers span generations and backgrounds, but they all share a passion for helping kids discover their best selves.

As a Playworks volunteer, you won’t sit on the sidelines. You’ll be trained by one of our play experts who’ll help you jump into the action and make a difference. Whether you want to help build young leaders on the playground, or improve employee collaboration through a playground transformation project, Playworks creates unique volunteer opportunities to fit your needs.

Please Note: You must be 18 years or older to volunteer with Playworks. For liability reasons,Playworks is unable to accept volunteer applications from individuals who are under 18 years of age. Similarly, volunteers are not permitted to bring children under 18 years of age with them to their shift or event. 

Age Verification

Not Accepting Minors as Volunteers

We appreciate your interest in Playworks! However, we are unable to accept volunteer applications from individuals who are under 18 years of age.

Volunteer Region

If your area is not listed, we may not be accepting individual volunteer applications at this time! We appreciate your interest and hope to increase volunteer opportunities in your area in the future.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at We are still accepting corporate and organization group volunteer requests in additional regions including California. Click this link to find out more!
Your Information
Information collected here is used solely for background-check purposes. 
Playworks will not send any solicitation or mailing without your consent.

Not accepting volunteers in this region
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Playworks!

Unfortunately we are not accepting individual volunteer applications at this time in this region. We appreciate your interest and hope to open volunteer opportunities back up in the future.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at We are still accepting corporate and organization group volunteer requests. You can find out more info at this link.
Background Check Process
Playworks is concerned about the safety of its volunteers while on duty (whether on or off premises), the safety of its constituents (children, staff, community,.) and the protection of its assets and reputation. To reduce these risks, volunteers will undergo a criminal background check that complies with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as explained in the Disclosure Statement.

Playworks has selected, an approved background screening provider, namely Verified Volunteers. All volunteers are required to use this approved provider for background screens and must comply with the provisions of this policy. 

Submission of this form automatically triggers a background check through our chosen vendor Verified Volunteers. 

By Acknowledging below, you are agreeing to comply with Playworks required background check procedures. 

Other Information
Information collected here is used solely for background-check purposes. Playworks will not send any solicitation or mailing without your consent.

Street Address

Street Address Line 2

DEPRECATED - 2022 Parent or Guardian Information

Optional Information
The completion of this section of the application is strictly voluntary and the completion or non-completion will not affect your volunteer work with Playworks. This information will only be used internally to support our data collection and recruiting efforts. 

Emergency Contact Information
Please provide information for a person we can contact in case of any emergency

Confidentiality Agreement
As a volunteer of Playworks, you have both a legal and ethical responsibility to protect the privacy of employee/client/agency information. All information that you see or hear regarding employee/client/agency information, directly or indirectly, is completely confidential and must not be discussed or released in any form, except when required in the performance of your duties as governed by laws and ethical standards. 

I understand that in the performance of my duties at Playworks, I must hold client information and employee information in confidence as outlined above. I agree not to divulge any information regarding employee/client/agency information to unauthorized persons. 

I further agree not to publish or otherwise make public any information regarding Playworks employee/client/agency information in such a way that any client would be identified. I understand that any violation of confidentiality may result in disciplinary action including termination of my volunteer assignment and liability for civil damages.

Release of Claims & Agreement to Idemnify Playworks
In consideration of being granted permission to volunteer with Playworks or any of its entities, I, on behalf of myself and my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, hereby release Playworks, its separate entities, agents, employees and officers from any claim for injuries I may incur of any kind, at any time, whether known or unknown, caused by or related to my volunteer work. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Playworks and/or any of its separate entities, against all claims, demands, judgments and executions that Playworks and/or its separate entities may sustain as a result of, or arising from my actions as a volunteer, whether or not such claims, demands, actions, judgments and executions are discovered during the period of my volunteer work.

Media Release
I consent to be videotaped, photographed and interviewed while participating in a Playworks activity. I agree that this program material may be edited as desired, duplicated and used in whole or in part throughout the United States and abroad. I consent to the use of my name, likeness, voice, and biographical material for program publicity and institutional promotional purposes (including, but not limited to newspaper articles with photos, press releases for Playworks web and online promotion, events, promotional videos representing the organization, photos for archival records and documentation for funders). 

 By providing the requested information and by signing this form, I expressly release Playworks, its licensees and assignees, from any claims I may otherwise have arising out of broadcast, exhibition, publication or promotion of this program material.

Email Subscription
Sign up to learn about other opportunities to stay involved with Playworks.
ID Verification
As part of our background check process, we are required to verify your identity using a U.S government issued ID. 

Please bring a valid government issued ID (Drivers License, Permanent Resident Card (Green Card), Military ID or U.S Passport) to the regional office on the day you begin your volunteer assignment.
DEPRECATED 2022 - Parental Consent Upload
Playworks requires volunteers under 18 to have a parent consent form signed and submitted prior to beginning the volunteer service. 

Please download the Parent or Guardian Consent Form HERE

Once completed you can either upload the form below and submit with your application or bring the completed form on your first day of volunteer service/orientation.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Playworks!

Registration via this link is no longer available. Please click here to complete your registration.
If you have any questions, please email us.