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Protecting your personal information:
WE DO NOT SELL OR SHARE CONTACT INFORMATION.
Permission to perform a background check:
I hereby allow Explore Edmonton to perform a check of my child’s background, which may include
• police records;
• past employment/volunteer history; and/or
• personal references
and other persons or sources as appropriate for the volunteer jobs available at Explore Edmonton.
I understand that I do not have to agree to this background check, but that refusal to do so may exclude my child from consideration for volunteer work. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to that appropriate to determining my child’s suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and that all such information collected during the check will be kept confidential. I hereby also extend my permission to those individuals or organizations contacted for the purpose of this background check to give their full and honest evaluation of my child’s suitability for volunteer work at Explore Edmonton and such other information as they deem appropriate.
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Release, Indemnity and Assumption of Risk
I, the undersigned, warrant that I am the full age of 18 years and the parent or legal guardian having full legal responsibility for decisions regarding my child. I am familiar with the risks of injury and death which any volunteer of Explore Edmonton must assume. I understand, and will instruct my child, that all applicable rules for participation must be followed and understand that Explore Edmonton has the sole right to conclude my child’s participation and attendance in volunteer activities if he/she is not complying with the applicable rules.
I freely accept and assume all risks associated with the attendance or participation of my child at any Explore Edmonton event in respect of his/her volunteer activities. I hereby waive any and all claims, expenses, demands, costs, suits, judicial review, liabilities and causes of action against Explore Edmonton, the City of Edmonton, their Council, Council members, Board, Board members, officers, directors, employees, any of their insurers (collectively, the “Releasees”) which may arise out of such injury, loss, damage or death, and I release the Releasees from any and all liability in that regard.
I further agree to indemnify and save harmless the Releasees from all liability, for any and all suits, demands, claims, judicial review and actions of any kind which may be brought against its staff, volunteers or agents for which they may become liable by reason of any injury, loss, damage or death resulting from, or occasioned to or suffered by any person, including my child as a result of their attendance or participation at any Northlands event in respect of his/her volunteer activities, from any cause whatsoever including all activities from the time of their arrival to their final departure therefrom. I understand and agree that this Agreement will be binding upon me, my child, my heirs, assigns, next of kin, executors, administrators and successors.
I verify that the statements in this volunteer application form are true. I understand and agree that a false statement may disqualify my child from volunteering. I agree to instruct my child to abide by Explore Edmonton's policies and regulations and to keep confidential all information learned in the course of my child volunteering at any Explore Edmonton event.
I confirm that by clicking 'I AGREE' in this Volunteer Application I have had an opportunity to seek independent legal advice, and have either done so or waived my right to do so.