Some Greenville University volunteer services require completion of the Volunteer Service Application Form at least one week before service begins, to allow the Office of Human Resources time to run a background screening and check references on the volunteer applicant.


Services Requiring a Volunteer Service Application

  • Athletic coaching
  • Laboratory work
  • Services involving travel of any kind
  • Services requiring access to confidential information
  • Services involving working with minors

The following one-time activities are generally considered low-risk, and do not require a completed Volunteer Agreement:

  • Commencement volunteers
  • Phone-a-thon volunteer
  • Public speakers



Volunteer service which requires the volunteer to drive for Greenville University business. 

Five days prior to travel, the volunteer must complete the Community Driver Application and Agreement, be approved, and be added to the GU Approved Driver List. Once again, please ensure appropriate paperwork is submitted at least one week before service begins to allow the processing of motor vehicle reports.