First Step Shelter, Inc.



Thank you for taking the first step to become a volunteer. We value our volunteers and the skills they share with our residents.

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Please upload your Driver's License to our secure upload server

By submitting this application I agree to a law enforcement background check and release the Daytona Beach Police Department from all liabilities associated with accessing any and all law enforcement databases associated with this screening. I also affirm that the facts set forth in this application are true and complete. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer, any false statements omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in immediate dismissal.

First Step Shelter Volunteer Values & FAQ

This application does not discriminate in securing volunteers on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, disability, or any other characteristics required by law. No question on this form is intended to be used for such discrimination. 

Volunteers agree to abide by the following guidelines:

  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with facility staff through compliance with program rules and regulations

  • Notify facility staff immediately of any unusual occurrences

  • Relationships with program residents will be restricted to a professional nature

  •   No items are to be distributed without prior approval from facility staff

  •   Facility access is restricted to authorized locations and approved hours

  • Modest and appropriate dress is required

  •   Completion of a mandatory Volunteer orientation program prior to volunteering 

Security and safety is our mission for our residents, volunteers and staff. Please contact Sharon Tornatore with any questions.