The named participant is volunteering with New York Restoration Project (NYRP). When participating in this volunteer program, they agree to cooperate promptly and fully with all directions of NYRP personnel. They agree to follow all Rules and Regulations, and all applicable City, State, and Federal laws, rules, and regulations. They understand that failure to behave appropriately may result in being prohibited from further participating in this or other NYRP volunteer programs. I understand the nature of the activities that they will be involved in, including, participating in the various types of activities hosted by NYRP including, but not limited to: Horticulture, General Clean-Up and General Site Improvements using NYRP approved tools following staff safety and use requirements. Tasks may include heavy lifting, use of wheelbarrows, shovels, rakes, grabbers or construction tools to build raised beds and/or other garden support structures.
I represent that they are physically fit and do not have a medical condition that would restrict them from participating in these types of physical activities. I acknowledge that there are risks associated with physical activities of this nature, including the risks of serious bodily injury and death, and hereby assume all dangers and risks associated therewith. The participant understands that they am responsible for their own behavior and agree that they will only perform tasks that they feel comfortable and safe doing and are medically and physically capable of doing. I also understand it is my responsibility to arrange safe travel to and from the volunteer site and shall not hold NYRP responsible for any injury sustained as a result of travel to and from the volunteer site. I understand that NYRP is not responsible for covering any medical expenses due to injury received through my participation in this volunteer program. In partial consideration of my acceptance for the participant in this volunteer program, I hereby agree to waive all claims I have or may have against NYRP, NYCHA, DOE or NYC Dept of Parks, in relation to volunteer programs, and agree to release and hold harmless NYRP, NYCHA, DOE or NYC Dept of Parks, along with their respective trustees, directors, officers, employees, agents, associates, corporate sponsors other representatives, from any and all claims for any and all expenses, personal injury, loss, or damages incurred during or in connection to my participating in this volunteer program. I also agree not to bring any legal actions against the nonprofit or public parties based upon my participation in the Event. By participating in an event or program of New York Restoration Project (NYRP), volunteers are participating where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. Participation constitutes your consent for the participant to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with NYRP and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news, and advertising. There is no compensation, financial or otherwise, for this appearance. By agreeing to participate in the event, you waive and release any claims you may have related to the use of recorded media of you at the event, including, without limitation, any right to inspect or approve the photo, video, or audio recording of you, any claims for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation, and copyright infringement, or for any fees for use of such record media. You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent. I fully understand that the terms of this agreement shall bind me as well as my family members, heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns. This agreement shall be governed by New York law, and if any part of this agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining portions of this agreement shall be unaffected.