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These CitySERVE forms are Adobe PDF files  and are setup for online fill in and then print, sign, and mail or fax.

CitySERVE Application Packet
These forms are for all individuals who are interested in becoming a volunteer or intern with the City of Santa Cruz. Once you have filled out this form, you may mail it or fax it to CitySERVE and contact the coordinator to schedule an interview, (fax: 420-5041, ph: 420-5403). All volunteers will need to fill out these forms in order to apply for and/or enroll in CitySERVE. In the event a volunteer has made arrangements with City staff without going through the CitySERVE screening process, they will still need to submit these forms. 

For more information on volunteer insurance, click here.

Group Application For Special Project                                                                                                   This is an application for groups, clubs, or associations who would like to plan a service project with the City of Santa Cruz. Any group wanting to plan a service project must fill out this application and submit it to the CitySERVE office at least 10 business days prior to the day of the service project. If the group would like to plan a beach cleanup, please contact the CitySERVE coordinator by phone or email for availability.

Phone: 831-420-5403 or Email

City Serve Nomination Form 2015

One Day Project Release of Liability  

This form is used for volunteers who are participating in a one-day volunteer service project with The City of Santa Cruz. This applies to both small and large groups. Anyone who participates in a one day service project must fill out this form prior to volunteering. If it is not possible to get this form to the CitySERVE Coordinator prior to the one-day project, they can be submitted to the supervising staff member on the day of the event and they will be forwarded to CitySERVE.

One Day Project Release of Liability (Spanish) 

Volunteer Time Sheet This form is to keep track of volunteer hours provied to the City. Each volunteer must submit a completed monthly timesheet to the CitySERVE office, unless otherwise recording their time on a group timesheet provided by their supervisor.

Volunteer Exit Evaluation 
This form is for volunteers who are completing their assignment and/or vacating their position with the CitySERVE Program. The purpose of this evaluation is to collect feedback regarding one's experience with CitySERVE and the City of Santa Cruz. It would be greatly appreciated if volunteers could complete and submit this survey to CitySERVE when they complete their volunteer assignment.

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