RELEASE AND AFFIRMATION OF VOLUNTEER STATUS
This release pertains to any and all volunteer activities in which I participate, including activities sponsored by or conducted for the benefit of Covenant of Faith Church, Inc. ("The Ministry"), whether or not such activities take place at any property owned by the Ministry. In consideration for being afforded the opportunity to participate in such activities (hereinafter, the "volunteer activities"), I represent to the Ministry and agree as follows: 1. I have read this Release and Affirmation of Volunteer Status ("Release"), and I fully understand it and agree to be contractually bound by it. 2. I have or willfully investigate each of the Volunteer Activities before participating in them. I understand that My participation in the Volunteer Activities may involve risk, including risk of damage to personal property and risk of personal injury. The Ministry does not represent that any of the Volunteer Activities are free from risk. Nevertheless, I choose to participate in the Volunteer Activities. 3. The Ministry cannot guarantee and does not represent that any equipment I use in association with the Volunteer Activities is safe or free of defect. It is my responsibility to inspect them and not to use any equipment that I have not first determined to be safe. I will also not accept any assignment or conduct any task in connection with any of the Volunteer Activities which I am not capable of performing safely and adequately. 4.As a volunteer, I am not entitled to any payment, compensation, or reimbursement of any kind for participating in the Volunteer Activities. I am also not covered by workers compensation insurance. 5.I will not sue the Ministry or any of its directors, officers, employees, and agents for any harm to me or my property which results directly or indirectly from their negligence or my participation in any of the Volunteer Activities. I will release and hold them harmless from any liability, whatsoever. I personally assume all risks and liabilities related to my participation in the Volunteer Activities, and I agree to indemnify the Ministry, its directors, officers, employees, and agents against any claims or liabilities which might be assessed against any of them as a direct or indirect result of my participation in the Volunteer Activities. 6. If I am injured while participating in any of the Volunteer Activities and unable to consent to treatment, I authorize the Ministry to authorize medical attention on my behalf. I will be personally responsible for payment of all costs of medical treatment.