Community Crew
Community television lives up to its promise only if the community gets involved. NCTV17 is committed to the development and encouragement of this unique aspect of cable television. Community Crew allows Naperville residents to work as camera operators alongside NCTV17’s professional crew to create programming that spotlights what makes Naperville one of a kind. Through its Community Crew, led by the Operations Supervisor, NCTV17 provides an opportunity for volunteers to learn a new skill while helping to tell the stories of Naperville and its residents.


Thank you for considering Naperville Community Television as a place to volunteer and share your time and talents. Please review the requirements listed below and then complete the application.

WHO MAY APPLY:
All community residents interested in being a Crew member must meet the following requirements:
a) Must be 18 years or older
b) Must be residents within the city limits of Naperville
c) Must be able to lift 20 pounds, stand for two hours, and be comfortable operating equipment outdoors in both hot and cold temperatures
d) Must be comfortable operating technology
e) Must pay an annual Crew membership fee of $50 to cover training classes and volunteer polo shirt

WHO MAY NOT APPLY:
Persons requiring service hours mandated through the Court System are not accepted into the Volunteer Community Crew Program.


Community Crew Submission

  • Name

  • Address

  • Home Phone

  • Cell Phone

  • Email Address

  • Birth Date (mm/dd/yyyy)

  • Gender

  • Volunteer Availability (check all that apply)

  • Days you are available to volunteer (check all that apply)

  • Time of day you are available to volunteer (check all that apply)

  • Highest Education completed or currently in progress

  • School currently attending or last school attended

  • If you are employed please provide current employment information

  • Company Address

  • Position/Title

  • Full Time or Part Time

  • Last Volunteer Experience

  • Your Volunteer Position

  • Contact Name and Phone Number at the Organization

  • Why would you like to volunteer at NCTV17?

  • Personal Reference

  • Phone

  • Have you ever been convicted, as an adult, for a criminal violation?

  • If yes, please describe circumstance

  • Emergency Contact

  • Phone

  • How did you hear about our volunteer program?

  • Name of the person who referred you:

  • I am a Naperville Resident

  • Commitment of Volunteer Service


    If NCTV17 agrees to accept your services as a volunteer, we will commit to providing you adequate information, training, and supervision as a volunteer to carry out the responsibilities of the position. You will agree to perform duties as outlined in the position description to the best of your abilities, meet time and duty commitments or provide adequate notice to your supervisor so alternate arrangements can be made, and adhere to the code of conduct, including confidentiality of information. You understand that volunteers are not employees of the organization, receive no direct monetary compensation and no special consideration if applying for a paid position. NCTV17 will do our best to make you experience as a volunteer a productive and rewarding one.


    Photo Release and Hold Harmless Agreement


    I agree that NCTV17 may use my likeness in any promotional materials that will be used to promote NCTV17. As a volunteer, I recognize and acknowledge that there may be a risk of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, including death, damages or loss which I may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with or associated with the volunteer program. I agree to release and hold harmless NCTV17, its agents, employees, and volunteers from all damages, judgments, expenses (including attorney fees), costs or liabilities suffered because of injury or damage of property, which may arise out of, or as a consequence of , any volunteer work I may perform. I understand that my volunteer status may be terminated at any time for failure to comply with policies and procedures of NCTV17, including those of the volunteer program, or when in the judgment of the station, continued service as a volunteer would be contrary to the best interest of the organization. I understand that NCTV17 may conduct periodic background checks and I will provide any additional information as requested.


    The confidentiality of all information provided in this volunteer application will be respected.