VOLUNTEER WAIVER OF LIABILITY, MEDICAL RELEASE, PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration for being permitted by Scratch My Belly to participate as a volunteer in various activities, I hereby waive, release, and discharge any and all claims and damages for personal injury, death, or property damage which I may sustain or may which hereafter accrue as a result of my participation as a volunteer and resulting from negligence or misconduct of Scratch My Belly. This release is intended to discharge in advance Scratch My Belly, its’ Directors, Officers, and/or agents to include their heirs, agents, representatives, successors and assignees from and against any and all liabilities, actions, claims, demands, costs, or expenses arising from or in any way connected with my participation as a volunteer and resulting from the negligence or misconduct of Scratch My Belly.
I understand that various activities involving dogs and/or puppies can be hazardous in nature involving the possibility of being bitten, scratched, jumped on, dragged or knocked over. The possibility of serious accidents and/or injury can occur during participation in volunteer activities. Knowing the risks involved nevertheless I have voluntarily applied to participate in volunteer activities and I hereby agree to assume all risks of injury, and to release and hold harmless Scratch My Belly, its’ Directors, Officers, and/or agents who through negligence or carelessness might otherwise be liable to me. I further agree to indemnify and to hold Scratch My Belly, its’ Directors, Officers, and/or agents free and harmless from any loss, liability, damage, cost or expense which they may incur as a result of any injury and/or property damage I may sustain while participating as a volunteer. I agree that all services I provide are charitable in nature and entirely voluntary, and there will be no compensation of any kind for the performance thereof. Further I have been fully advised that as a non-employee I am not covered by worker’s compensation and am not covered under any medical insurance plan associated with my volunteer position with Scratch My Belly.
I hereby grant Scratch My Belly permission to use my likeness in a photograph/video or any photo/video that I upload to the Scratch My Belly Facebook page any and all of its advertising or collateral materials, including the Scratch My Belly website (www.scratchmybelly.org) without payment or any other consideration. I hereby irrevocably authorize Scratch My Belly to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute any photos/videos taken of or by me for purposes of publicizing the Scratch My Belly organization or for any other lawful purpose.
I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN MYSELF (AND MY GUARDIAN, if applicable) AND SCRATCH MY BELLY. BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, I (and my guardian, if applicable) AM VERIFYING THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS WAIVER OF LIABILITY, MEDICAL RELEASE, PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONDITIONS LISTED ABOVE.