Questions
What are the acceptable documents for proving citizenship or US permanent residency?
I am currently working at the medical campus and would like to volunteer in Athletics, is this permissible?
I am 15 years old. Can I volunteer?
I am not yet a resident alien eligible to work in the US. May I volunteer?
Is the volunteer applicant a currently enrolled UM student?
How to obtain an email address for a volunteer?

What are the acceptable documents for proving citizenship or US permanent residency?
Acceptable Documents for U.S. Citizenship
  • Official Birth Certificate issued by a U.S. state, jurisdiction or territory (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Swain's Island, Guam)
  • U.S. Government-issued Certified Birth Certificate
  • U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad (DS-1350 or FS-545)
  • Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the U.S. (FS-240)
  • Valid, unexpired U.S. Passport
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560 or N561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550, N570 or N578)
  • Unexpired U.S. Active Duty/Retiree/Reservist Military ID Card (DOD DD-2)
  • U.S. Citizen Identification Card (I-197, I-179)
  • Social Security Card
  • Acceptable Documents for Lawful Permanent Resident Status
  • Permanent Resident Alien Card (I-551)
  • Foreign passport stamped by the U.S. Government indicating that the holder has been “Processed for I-551”
  • Permanent resident Re-entry Permit (I-327)
  • Arrival Departure Form I-94 with “Temporary I-551” stamp and holder’s photograph affixed
  • Travel Document issued to Permanent Residents (I-327)
  • Travel Document issued to Refugees (I-571)
  • Form I-94 stamped with one of the following statuses: Asylee, Parolee or Parole, Refugee, Asylum, HP-humanitarian parolee or PIP-public interest parolee
  • Social Security Card

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    I am currently working at the medical campus and would like to volunteer in Athletics, is this permissible?
    University employees cannot volunteer in any capacity except for those assignments clearly identified as acceptable (such as special events; i.e. commencement, United Way, etc).

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    I am 15 years old. Can I volunteer?
    You may volunteer only if you are part of an approved school program pursuant to a contract between the school and the University.

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    I am not yet a resident alien eligible to work in the US. May I volunteer?
    No. Only citizens, resident aliens and foreign citizens with an authorization to work in the US can volunteer at the University of Miami. Please visit the Volunteer policy for more information.

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    Is the volunteer applicant a currently enrolled UM student?
    If you answered Yes to the above question, the volunteer applicant is not eligible to volunteer through our office. Stop and do not complete any additional forms. Currently enrolled UM students seeking non-research volunteer opportunities should contact the William R. Butler Center for Volunteer Service and Leadership Development. For research opportunities, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Community Outreach.

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    How to obtain an email address for a volunteer?
    Click here to complete the Email Request Form after an electronic notification of approval has been received from Human Resources.

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