Desert Aid spring volunteer application Contact information First name Last name Cell phone number Personal email Home address City State/province Postal code/zip code Country Participation details Please choose the session or sessions during which you would like to work with NMD. 1. Initial session Spring session 1: March 9–15Spring session 2: March 16–22Spring session 3: March 23–29 2. Additional session (if any) Spring session 2: March 16–22Spring session 3: March 23–29 3. Additional session (if any) Spring session 3: March 23–29 Are you applying as an individual or as part of a group? A group includes anyone who is also applying who you would like to volunteer alongside. In addition to this application, your group should identify a contact person to fill out the volunteer-group form. Name of group Emergency contact Please supply contact details for someone close to you that we should contact in the event of an emergency. Emergency-contact person’s name Their relationship to you Their phone number Their email address Background Date of birth (please enter in the form MM/DD/YYYY) Are you a US citizen? Yes If not, please tell us a little about your immigration status in the US. This information is pertinent to legal protections for those volunteering in the desert. Does any of the following describe your diet? NMD is able to accommodate these dietary limitations. If you have others besides those mentioned here, we ask that you come prepared with your own food alternatives. (Likewise, please bring any medications you need.) Vegetarian Vegan Gluten-free Do you have any health conditions, including allergies, that we should know about? Please tell us about them, including any medications you are currently taking. What gender pronoun is correct for you? (e.g., she, he, they) This question is optional. What is your racial or ethnic identity? This question is optional. Reference We ask for a letter of introduction from someone in a grassroots organization with which you have worked or in which you have been involved. Examples include activist collectives, nonprofits, advocacy groups, volunteer organizations, and community-service organizations. Your reference can fill out our form here. Please make sure they complete the reference form by the application deadline. What organization will be supplying your letter of introduction? Please provide the phone number and email of an individual who can verify your involvement in the above organization and act as a character reference. This can be the same individual who wrote the letter of introduction. Their name Their phone number Their email address Skills/abilities/experiences Do you have previous NMD experience? Please describe in 100 words or less. Do you speak Spanish? Please choose the percentage that best indicates how much you can understand and articulate in ordinary situations. None 0%Basic < 50%Intermediate 60%Conversational 80%Completely fluent 95–100%Native speaker Do you have any medical certifications? You can select multiple certifications by holding down the Ctrl button (PC) or the command button (Mac). CPRFirst AidWilderness First AidFirst ResponderWilderness First ResponderEMTNursing studentNurseMedical studentDoctor Do you have previous camping experience? Desert Aid volunteers will spend up to five days in remote areas with primitive camping conditions. Volunteers are expected to provide their own tent, sleeping bag, and hiking supplies. NoneBasicExperienced Essay questions Please elaborate on your current knowledge on borderlands issues (militarization, human rights, environmental impacts, criminalization of migrants, etc.) Include how you learned of No More Deaths and the work we do. Por favor elabore en su conocimiento actual sobre los problemas en las fronteras (militarización, derechos humanos, impactos del medio ambiente, criminalización de inmigrantes, etc.). Explique como usted encontró a No Más Muertes y el trabajo que hacemos. If you are applying with a group, are you doing anything collectively to prepare for coming? Si está aplicando en grupo, ¿en qué manera se puede preparar para su experiencia como voluntarixs con No Más Muertes? Why are you interested in working with No More Deaths? What skills and strengths can you contribute to this project? (For example, mechanical skills, experience cooking for large groups, organizational skills, experience working with maps and GPS, interpersonal skills/conflict resolution, carpentry, plumbing.) Maximum 300 words. ¿Por qué está interesadx para trabajar con No Más Muertes? ¿Qué otras habilidades cree que tiene para contribuir a este proyecto? (Por ejemplo: manualidades, experiencia cocinando para grupos grandes, organizando, experiencia trabajando con mapas y GPS, habilidades interpersonal/solucionando conflicto, carpintería, plomería.) Máximo 300 palabras. Please feel free to share anything else about yourself and your background that you want us to know. Por favor mencione algo más de usted o su experiencia que sería importante que nosotrxs supiéramos. Please review the information you have provided for accuracy and completeness. Your application has not been submitted unless you receive the confirmation email and/or see the confirmation screen.