RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed by __________________ (the “Volunteer”) in favor of Random Acts of Flower a non-profit corporation, their directors, officers, employees, agents and affiliates (collectively, “RAF”).
The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for RAF and in engage in the activities related to being a volunteer at RAF (“Activities”), which may include but are not limited to pickup, processing and delivery of flowers and floral arrangements in the area served by RAF. Volunteer understands that as a volunteer, Volunteer will receive no compensation or remuneration for services and will not be eligible for any employee benefits. In exchange for being allowed to participate in the Activities as a volunteer and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the Volunteer hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release under the following terms:
Release and Waiver: Volunteer does hereby waive, release and forever discharge and hold harmless RAF and it successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from Volunteer’s Activities with RAF. Volunteer understands that this Release discharges RAF from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against RAF with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the Volunteer’s Activities with RAF, whether caused by the negligence of RAF or its officers, directors, employees, or agents or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that RAF does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance or medical expense reimbursement in the event of injury or illness.
Medical Treatment: Volunteer does hereby give consent and authority to RAF to obtain medical treatment on my behalf if I am injured or require medical attention during my participation in the Activities. Volunteer understands and agrees that Volunteer is solely responsible for all costs related to such medical treatment. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge RAF from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered by RAF or any other provider in connection with the Volunteer’s Activities with RAF.
Assumption of the Risk: Volunteer hereby expressly and specifically assumes the risk of injury or harm that may occur as a result of Volunteer’s participation in the Activities and releases RAF from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the Activities, whether caused by the negligence of RAF or otherwise.
Insurance: The Volunteer understands that RAF does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance. Each Volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage. Volunteer also understands that workers' compensation insurance is not available to RAF volunteers. Volunteer expressly waives any claim for compensation or liability on the part of RAF in the event of any injury or medical expense.
Photographic Release: Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto RAF all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by RAF during the Volunteer’s Activities with RAF, including, but not limited to, the right to use such images or recordings for the promotion of RAF and any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
Other: Volunteer is expected to comply with the policies, procedures and practices of RAF and to avoid all illegal or unethical activities while performing services for RAF. Random Acts of Flowers subscribes to a policy of equal opportunity. RAF company practices are without regard to race, color religion, creed, sex, age, disability or medical condition, national origin, or veteran status, and all other categories protected by federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. Additionally, the law does not permit, and RAF does not tolerate, harassment, including harassment because of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability or medical condition, age, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Volunteer further agrees to avoid engaging in any political or religious activities while performing activities on behalf of RAF, to uphold the law at all times and to be respectful to everyone. Volunteer acknowledges that any violation of RAF policies, procedures and practices shall be grounds for immediate revocation of the right to perform services for RAF. Upon request by RAF, Volunteer shall immediately return any and all property provided by RAF and cease all activities that in any way represent RAF.
Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Tennessee and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. Volunteer agrees that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable.
This Release may be executed either electronically or manually and in either case shall be deemed an original.
BY SIGNING, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE THE ORGANIZATION.
If the Volunteer is under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must also sign.
I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor named above. I have the legal right to consent to and, by signing below, I hereby consent in all respects to the terms of this Release. I understand that the nature of the volunteer activities typically performed by RAF Volunteers may involve physical activity, contact with unidentified or unfamiliar persons, and other potential risks of injury. Knowing, this, I give permission for the minor named above to volunteer and hereby assume the risk, with respect to any liability of RAF for such risks, of any accident or injury to person or property which he/she may sustain in connection with his/her participation as a RAF volunteer or in any RAF related activity. I authorize RAF to obtain medical treatment for such minor and release it from liability in accordance with this Release.
i.e. Organization Team Building, Boy Scouts of America
- Youth Volunteers Require Adult Supervision. If volunteering as an individual, please include the name of the adult supervisor volunteering with you. If you are volunteering with a group, please include the name of the Group Leader.
i.e. Mother, Family Friend, Group Leader
Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
- BY SIGNING, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE THE ORGANIZATION.