Our community has limited access to transportation, and we often need assistance from volunteers to provide transportation.
Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability
I hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless The Abandon Project and its successors and assigns from all liability claims, demands, and causes of action, of whatever kind of nature, either in law or equity, which may hereafter arise from my participation. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges The Abandon Project from any liability or claim that I may have against The Abandon Project with respect to any bodily or other injuries, illness, death or property damage that may result from my participation as a volunteer. I also understand that The Abandon Project does not assume any responsibility or obligation to provide financial assistance, including, but not limited to, medical, health, or disability insurance, in the event of injury, illness death, or property damage.
I understand that except as otherwise agreed in writing, The Abandon Project does not carry or maintain health, medical, disability, damage, liability, or other insurance coverage for the benefit of any volunteer and expressly disclaims the responsibility or obligation to so. As a volunteer, I am expected and encouraged by The Abandon Project to maintain medical, health, and all other applicable insurance coverage for my own benefit.
I hereby release and forever discharge The Abandon Project from all claims, demands and causes of action whatsoever that may arise or may hereafter arise because of any first aid or other medical treatment rendered in connection with volunteer activities.
I understand that my participation with The Abandon Project and/or any project, activity or event sponsored, managed, arranged or promoted by, or otherwise affiliated or associated with The Abandon Project may include activities that may be hazardous to me. I further recognize and understand that such participation may involve certain inherently dangerous activities. I hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in the activities and release The Abandon Project from all liability for injury, illness, death and/or property damage that may result.
I am aware that I may be photographed or videotaped at various events and programs hosted by The Abandon Project. I hereby grant The Abandon Project the right and permission to copyright, use, re-use and publish videos, photographic portraits or pictures of my child in which they may be included in advertising or other organizational purposes.
I am aware that prior to volunteering with the Abandon Project, I am required to complete the required background check. I understand that volunteers with receive an email invitation for the background check and I will donate $17.00 through Verified Volunteers. This donation is tax-deductible and will cover the cost of the background check, an official volunteer t-shirt, and a volunteer lanyard. Upon completing this application, you will be sent a background check form through email.
I understand and agree that this release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and that this release shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of North Carolina. I agree that if 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.
I, the volunteer applicant, warrant the truthfulness of the information provided in this application. I understand that providing my legal name in the field below constitutes a legal signature confirming that I acknowledge and agree to the above Terms of Agreement.