Fields containing an asterisk (*) are REQUIRED. If required fields are incomplete, the application will be rejected.  (The term “not applicable” (N/A) is an acceptable response for these fields.)
Please read the information below BEFORE submitting your online application.

CAPS Screening Process:

  1. A criminal background check is performed on all applicants due to the nature and sensitivity of the work.  Applications will NOT be processed for those with a felony conviction. 
  2. An in-person interview.
  3. The successful completion of a polygraph examination is a qualification to work in certain units.

CAPS Qualifying Criteria:

  1. 18 years or older.
  2. Applicants who have used drugs, to include marijuana within 18 months from the date of application submission are not eligible to volunteer in the CAPS program.
  3. No felony convictions.
  4. A minimum 6-month commitment is requested, with some positions requiring a longer commitment due to the extensive training required.

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to the screening procedures and to adhere to the policies and procedures of CAPS and the City of Colorado Springs which include the confidentiality of information.

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Name & ID


Please Check one:*

Last Name*

First Name*

Middle Name*

List name as printed
on official identification


Married Name

Maiden Name

Contact Info


Suite or Apt #


State (Colorado)

Zip Code*

Email Address*

Home Phone (123) 456-7890*

Mobile Phone (123) 456-7890*

Current Employer (If applicable)

Current Employer*

Former or Current Military:*

Describe your duties on your current or most recent job:

What interests or hobbies do you enjoy?

Are you actively seeking employment?*

Current Employer Phone (123) 456-7890*

List special skills, training, foreign languages, medical training, or computer skills you possess:

Please list any previous or present volunteer experiences:


Number of hours per week *

Preferred time of day*

Days Available*


Provide a Reference
(Do not include relatives)

Reference Name *

Reference Address*

Suite or Apt #



Zip Code*

Reference Phone (123) 456-7890*

In case of emergency,
please contact

ER contact Name *

ER Contact Address*

Suite or Apt #



Zip Code*

ER Contact Phone (123) 456-7890*


How did you hear about CAPS?*

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