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Volunteer Form
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Thank you for wanting to volunteer your time for Animal Rescue Center!  We appreciate it SO MUCH!  In order to maximize your enjoyment of the volunteer experience we want to get you off to a good start by making sure you know some essential information.

If you have not done so already, please go HERE and check out the volunteer orientation information.   This entire presentation takes approximately 5 minutes of your time and will not only make you a better volunteer, but will make you more confident and likely to volunteer as you know a bit more about this organization.

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Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability Form

This Release and Waiver of Liability (the "release") executed on this date by myself (named above  and signed below)  ("Volunteer") releases Animal Rescue Center of Bay County , ("ARC") a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Florida and each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents. The Volunteer desires to provide volunteer services for ARC and engage in activities related to serving as a volunteer.

Volunteer understands that the scope of Volunteer's relationship with ARC is limited to a volunteer position and that no compensation is expected in return for services provided by Volunteer; that ARC will not provide any benefits traditionally associated with employment to Volunteer; and that Volunteer is responsible for his/her own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of Volunteer's services to ARC.

1. Waiver and Release: I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless ARC and its 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 the services I provide to ARC. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges ARC from any liability or claim that I may have against ARC with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services I provide to ARC or occurring while I am providing volunteer services.

2. Waiver and Release of 3rd Parties: I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless any third party and its 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 the services I provide to ARC. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges all third parties from any liability or claim that I may have against those third parties with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services I provide to ARC or occurring while I am providing volunteer services.

3. Insurance: Further I understand that ARC does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide me with financial or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health or disability benefits or insurance of any nature in the event of my injury, illness, death or damage to my property. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of ARC beyond what may be offered freely by ARC in the event of such injury or medical expenses incurred by me.

4. Medical Treatment: I hereby Release and forever discharge ARC from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my tenure as a volunteer with ARC.

5. Assumption of Risk: I understand that the services I provide to ARC may include activities that may be hazardous to me including, but not limited to handling of pets of unknown temperament and involving inherently dangerous activities. As a volunteer, I hereby expressly assume the risk of injury or harm from these activities and Release ARC and all 3 rd parties from all liability for injury, illness, death or property damage resulting from the services I provide as a volunteer or occurring while I am providing volunteer services.

6. Photographic Release: I grant and convey to ARC all right, title, and interests in any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my likeness or voice made by ARC in connection with my providing volunteer services to ARC.

7. Other:   As a volunteer, I expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Florida and that this Release shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release is deemed invalid, the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Release shall not be affected.

By signing below, I express my understanding and intent to enter into this Release and Waiver of Liability willingly and voluntarily.

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