To protect those we serve, Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc. volunteers must consent to a criminal background check. I hereby authorize Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc. and its designated agents and representatives to conduct a comprehensive review of my background causing a consumer report and/or an investigative consumer report to be generated for volunteer services purpose. I hereby release Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc. and its agents, officials and representatives, including employees, officers and like personnel, both collectively and individually, from any and all liabilities for damages of whatever because of compliance with this authorization and request to release.
VOLUNTEER WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY
I am aware that volunteering with Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc. involves risks of personal injury, property damage, and other risks associated with volunteer service. I understand that I will not be paid for my services as a volunteer. I understand that Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc. is not responsible or liable for my personal effects and property, and that they will not provide lock up or security for any items. By my signature, for myself, my estate and my heirs, I release, discharge, indemnify and forever hold Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc., its employees, and its Board of Directors, harmless from any and all claims and causes of action arising from my participation as a volunteer and travel associated in addition to that. If I am unable to do so on my own because of an injury, I consent to the administration of first aid and other medical treatment in the event of an injury, and agree to pay the costs of any such treatment.
STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR VOLUNTEER
You are not required to attend an Orientation/ Training session, but you are required to read and fully understand the Standards of Conduct for Volunteer. Goodwill takes a positive approach with employees and volunteers interacting. As you can imagine, we have experienced almost every kind of situation when it comes to employees and volunteers. Therefore, you must be aware of your responsibilities to the organization, its employees, and program participants. Goodwill reserves the right to terminate your volunteer duties with or without warning or corrective action and with or without cause.
I understand the Standards of Conduct and agree to uphold myself to them.