SOUTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT
Release, Waiver and Indemnity Agreement and Acknowledgment Form
As a volunteer for Southeastern California Conference (SECC), I acknowledge and agree to the following:
Iacknowledge and agree that I shall not be considered an employee of SECC and/or the Church at any time for any purposes including but not limited to wages, workers' compensation, and any employment benefits. I agree and understand that my services and participation is provided as a donation and that my volunteer assignment(s) may be terminated at any time for any reason.
Iagree to conduct myself in a courteous and professional manner as a volunteer and representative of SECC and/or the Church. I agree and acknowledge that I will abide by all safety requirements and instructions given to me by Church personnel during my participation in the program. I agree to follow the supervision and direction of any personnel or employee to whom I have been assigned.
I agree and acknowledge that I must complete the training for "Volunteers" provided on the California state website https://mandatedreporterca.com/.1 acknowledge that I am required to submit the certificate of completion to the SECC Human Resources Department. I further agree to take this training every other year to continue volunteer service and to submit the certificate of completion after each subsequent training.
I agree to complete the Live Scan background check before I am cleared to volunteer. I understand that I may not be reimbursed for the Live Scan process, depending on church policy.
Iunderstand that if driving is an essential requirement of my participation in the program, I will log into Sterling at: www.ncsrisk.org/adventist to have the DMV report run and will not be allowed to drive until I have been cleared to drive by the church.
I agree that if I encounter a reasonable suspicion of child abuse, regardless of familial or church relationships with myself, the church staff or church membership, that I will report the abuse to the pastor or a mandated reporter for reporting to child protective services or law enforcement.
In consideration of being permitted to participate as a Volunteer, I agree to the following:
Ido hereby waive, release, and forever discharge SECC and the church listed below, its officers, employees, and agents, (hereafter collectively "Releasees") from any and all responsibilities or liability for any injuries or damages.
Iagree to expressly accept and assume full responsibility for any and all risks of damage, injury, illness, or death resulting to my person or property while participating in the program.