This Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability ("Release") is executed in favor of SERVANTEE, Inc., an IRS recognized 501(c3) nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Georgia, and its members, trustees, directors, officers, employees, volunteers, and agents (collectively "ORG") by the individual named below ("I" or "me")
ORG is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to connect and equip golfers to serve organizations and people in I desire to volunteer for ORG and to engage in work, services, and other activities with ORG on a voluntary, unpaid basis (the "Activities" I understand that the Activities may include, but are not limited to, manual labor (light construction, landscaping), food preparation/delivery sorting/packing supplies, and transportation to and from the sites where ORG provides such services and any such other activities associated with accomplishing ORG's mission.
Assumption of Risk. I am aware and understand that the Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks and acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks.
COVID-19. In addition to any other risks posed by participating or volunteering with ORG, I understand that, despite any safety precautions being taken by ORG, by participating or volunteering with ORG, there is a risk of potential exposure to COVID-19 or any other harmful virus or bacteria, which may result in illness or death. I release, forever discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless ORG and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claim, costs, or expense
Medical Treatment. I consent to and authorize ORG to obtain medical treatment on my behalf if I am injured or require medical attention during my participation in the Activities. I am solely responsible for all costs related to such medical treatment, medical transportation, and/or evacuation. I hereby release, forever discharge, and hold harmless ORG from any claim whatsoever in connection with such treatment or other medical services.
Release and Waiver. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge ORG from, and expressly waive, all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities. I covenant not to sue ORG for such claims or demands.
I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS RELEASE DISCHARGES ORG FROM ANY LIABILITY OR CLAIM THAT I MAY HAVE AGAINST ORG WITH RESPECT TO ANY BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, ILLNESS, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PROPERTY LOSS THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE ACTIVITIES, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF ORG OR OTHERWISE.
Insurance. ORG DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR OR OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OR OTHER ASSISTANCE OF ANY NATURE IN THE EVENT OF MY INJURY, ILLNESS, OR DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF MY PROPERTY.
I also understand that ORG does not provide workers' compensation insurance for volunteers. I expressly waive any claim for compensation or liability on the part of ORG in the event of any injury or medical expense.
Photographs and Other Media. I agree to allow myself to be photographed or recorded in other media, such as video or audio recordings, in connection with Activities or other activities or events of ORG. I understand and agree that the photographs and/or other media recordings may be used to promote ORG, its services and events. I hereby irrevocably grant and convey unto ORG all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and other media recordings taken during Activities or other activities and events of ORG, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or other media recordings. I understand and agree that I am waiving all rights to privacy and ownership regarding the use of such photographs and other media recordings.
Confidentiality. I understand that it is the policy of ORG to ensure that the operations, activities, and affairs of ORG are kept confidential. Confidential information includes, but is not limited to, what is shared during any meetings and daily work activity, internal reporting, personal information about cancer patients ORG works with, ORG's clients, donors, volunteers, or employees, and intellectual property. In consideration for the opportunity to work as a volunteer with ORG, I agree to refrain from repeating to any outside source and to keep confidential the name, condition, treatment and any other information about cancer patients I encounter in clinical setting during the performance of Activities, or records pertaining to ORG's operations, clients, donors, volunteers, or employees obtained while performing Activities. I understand that this is privileged information, and is not to be shared with anyone other than a current employee of ORG, and then, only as necessary to properly carry out the Activities. I also agree not to take any photographs of any cancer patients I work with while performing Activities. I acknowledge that any violation of confidentiality will result in disciplinary action which may include termination of Activities, and that ORG may take legal action against me, including but not limited to seeking temporary restraining orders or permanent injunctions to prevent the disclosure of confidential information in federal or state courts in Georgia.
My Conduct. I will perform the Activities in a manner that will serve to enhance and support the goals and mission of ORG. I agree to comply with ORG's rules, regulations, and policies in effect during the performance of the Activities and as may be changed from time to time by ORG. I agree to comply with the directions given by an authorized representative of ORG. I shall provide the Activities in a professional manner consistent with the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct. I have provided information to ORG regarding my background, experience, and/or skills. I hereby warrant and represent that all such information is true and accurate. I shall be responsible for all problems, costs, damages, claims and liabilities that occur as a result of my providing incomplete or inaccurate information.
Miscellaneous. This Release represents the full understanding between ORG and me and supersedes all other prior agreements, understandings, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, between us, with respect to the subject matter hereof. If any term of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, that term shall be deemed modified so as to be valid and enforceable. The invalidity of any such term shall not otherwise affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining terms. This Release is binding on and inures to the benefit of ORG and me and our respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors, and permitted assigns. Section headings are for convenience of reference only.
Choice of Law and Venue. All matters arising out of or relating to this Release shall be governed by and construedin accordance with the internal laws of the State of Georgia without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction Any claim or cause of action arising under this Agreement may be brought only in the federal and state courts located in Fulton County, Georgia, and I hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
BY SIGNING, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE ORG.