Volunteer Confidentiality Statement
Volunteers are a valuable part of Chastain Horse Park (CHP). This document confirms that I am recognized as a volunteer of CHP, which exists to provide quality recreation and therapy services, in a safe environment. This document is in compliance with the provisions of the volunteer immunity law.
As a volunteer of CHP, I have completed available and appropriate training. I understand and agree that in the performance of my duties as a volunteer, I must hold personal and medical information regarding riders/families confidential. Clients’ issues may be discussed with the CHP Volunteer Coordinator, Director, Staff, Instructors, and/or the Physical or Occupational Therapist directly associated with the CHP volunteer support meetings.
I understand that all information (written and/or verbal) about participants at this center is confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside the center. I will endeavor to keep my standards of conduct high in order to uphold the quality of the CHP program.
Volunteer Liability Release
As a volunteer for CHP, I acknowledge the risks and potential for risks of at an Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies Program. However, I believe that possible benefits to the clients I work with and myself are greater than the risks assumed. I hereby, intending to be legally bound, for myself, my heirs and assigns, executors or administrators, waive and release forever all claims for damages against CHP, its Board of Directors, Executive Director, Instructors, Therapists, Volunteers and/or Employee for any and all injuries and/or losses I may sustain while participating with CHP.
WARNING: Under Georgia law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an injury or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated.
CHP & PATH Intl. Photograph, Film, Media, & Publicity Release
I Consent to and authorize the use and reproduction by CHP of any and all photographs and any other audio/visual materials taken of me for promotional material, Facebook, educational activities, exhibitions, or for any other use for the benefit of the program.
I authorize CHP to receive information from any law enforcement agency, including police departments and sheriff’s departments, of this state or any other state or federal government, to the extent permitted by state and federal law, pertaining to any convictions I may have had for violations of state or federal criminal laws including but not limited to convictions for crimes committed upon children or animals. I understand that such access is for the purpose of considering my application as a volunteer, and I expressly DO NOT authorize the PATH center, its directors, officers, employees, or other volunteers to disseminate this information in any way to any other individual, group, agency, organization, or corporation.
Volunteer Code of Conduct
By signing this agreement I agree to the following: