I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Clare's House volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
In consideration of this opportunity to volunteer with Clare’s House, I agree to the following Terms and Conditions:
• I will act in accordance with the mission and values of Clare’s House and will attend and complete an orientation prior to beginning any volunteer work.
• I will follow all rules, regulations, guidelines, and policies of Clare’s House while I am a volunteer.
• I agree to work as a team member with all volunteers and will treat other volunteers and the general public with dignity, kindness and respect.
• I agree to treat all animals in my care with kindness and concern for their wellbeing.
• If I sign up for a volunteer activity, I will commit to it and I will contact the Volunteer Care Coordinator or other leader as far in advance as possible, if I cannot attend or complete my assigned Volunteer activity.
If accepted as a volunteer for Clare’s House, a non-profit organization run by volunteers, I realize I am not a paid employee and am not covered by any workers' compensation insurance or any other insurance or guaranteed medical payment coverage which would compensate me should I be injured while representing or performing work for Clare’s House.
I recognize that in handling animals there exists a risk of injury including physical harm caused by the animals. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and executors, I hereby fully release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless forever Clare’s House, its board of directors, agents, servants, and other Clare's House volunteers from any and all things, acts, omission or conditions which may cause me damage or injury or any other problems in any way connected with my services for Clare’s House including, but not limited to, animal bites or scratches, accidents, injuries, property damages or veterinary fees. I understand that I cannot be covered under Clare’s House insurance and I must have my own health insurance provider.
I know of no medical or other condition which would prevent me from volunteering for Clare’s House.
I understand that, as a volunteer, I cannot represent Clare’s House in any legal or incident matters.
I give Clare’s House authority to seek emergency treatment, if necessary, in the event of an accident. I understand that in the event of an accident while performing volunteer services, I will not be covered by workers’ compensation for medical costs. I fully understand that I am responsible for all medical costs in the event of an accident.
I understand that because I may handle animals, it is important to discuss and understand the importance of being vaccinated with possibly a tetanus shot or whatever might be recommended by my physician. I understand that whatever decision I make, is at my own risk and if my vaccination is not current, I release Clare’s House from all responsibility and liability in the event of personal injury and any complications as the result of me not pursuing the matter further.
Safety for our volunteers and those we serve is a primary concern of Clare’s House. All volunteers MUST read and accept the terms above prior to volunteering for Clare’s House.
I understand that filling out a volunteer application does not guarantee my acceptance into the volunteer program.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the application is true and accurate. Checking "I agree" indicates that I have read, understand, and agree to the above and that I am 18 years of age or older.