This volunteer agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into as of the date set forth below by South Bay Rodent Rescue (SBRR). WHEREAS, the Volunteer has voluntarily contacted SBRR and has expressed an interest in working with animals (including but not limited to rats, mice, and hamsters) in the care and custody of SBRR. In consideration of SBRR's agreement to allow the volunteer to view and/or interact with such animals, the volunteer (and their personal guardian if applicable) represent and warrant as follows:
1. The volunteer is fully aware of the risks that animals pose and have elected to view and/or interact with one or more animals in the care of SBRR voluntarily. The volunteer knowingly assumes all risks that exposure to animals may pose, including but not limited to serious bodily injury and/or death.
2. THE VOLUNTEER (and their personal guardian if applicable) HEREBY WAIVES, RELEASES DISCHARGES, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISES TO INDEMNIFY AND NOT TO BRING SUIT AGAINST SBRR, its directors, officers, volunteers, staff, and all other agents, and attorney for any of the referenced parties and any other parties acting for or on behalf of the referenced partied from any and all rights and claims which the volunteer has or which may hereafter accrue to the volunteer and from any and all damages which may be sustained by the volunteer directly or indirectly in connection with, or arising out of, the volunteer’s exposure to such animals.