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Occasionally, departments have individuals (who are not paid employees) donate their time and services to UWF. These volunteers must be at least 18 years of age or have parental consent and must review and agree to adhere to the UWF  Drug Free Workplace Policy‌ and Detection, Reporting and Investigating Fraud and Misconduct‌. If your department will utilize a volunteer, please ensure your volunteer submits a Volunteer Agreement prior to allowing them to start volunteer activities. Volunteer Agreements must be initiated by the Department Contact or the volunteer’s Supervisor.

Some volunteers require a background screening, depending on the area, program, or population they will encounter during the course and scope of work and cannot begin volunteering until the department has been notified by Human Resources that the background is complete. Please review the Background Screening Process and Information page for more information.

Individuals may not volunteer when they are a potential new hire awaiting completion of pre-employment or new hire essential documents or when they have recently terminated from employment and wish to volunteer for the same position. For international students, there are restrictions regarding volunteer service.

Feel free to contact Human Resources at or 850.474.2694 with any questions regarding volunteer agreements.