FESTIVAL DATE & HOURS: Saturday, March 30; 11 am - 6:30 pmLOCATION: Kiwanis Park (Ruben Romero Picnic Area) at Mill Avenue & All America Way
We will do our best to match your requests but you may be reassigned on the day of the event to other areas that are most in need of volunteer assistance. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.
WAIVERI acknowledge I have chosen to work as a volunteer with African Fest USA, an Arizona nonprofit corporation. I understand that as a volunteer I am not entitled to any benefits which are provided to employees of African Fest USA and that I will be fulfilling volunteer responsibilities without receiving a salary or hourly wage.
In consideration of being permitted to volunteer and/or participate in any way in the festival, I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge African Fest USA, City of Tempe and their officers, employees and agents from liability from any and all claims (including the negligence of the businesses listed herein, their officers, employees, agents and hired suppliers) resulting in personal injury, accidents or illnesses (including death), and property loss arising from but not limited to, participation in the festival. African Fest USA233 E. Southern Ave, #26168Tempe, AZ 85282
City of Tempe31 E. 5th StreetTempe, AZ 85281 PHOTO RELEASEVarious elements of the festival will be photographed or video-taped. I am aware that my confirmation of participation in African Fest 2019 will serve as acknowledgement that I am giving consent for my photograph / video to be used for promotional or news media purposes.
ASSUMPTION OF RISKParticipating in the Event carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary from one activity to another, but the risks range from minor injuries such as scratches, bruises and sprains to major injuries such as eye injury or loss of sight, joint or back injuries, heart attacks and concussions to catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death.
I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in the Event. I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.
INDEMNIFICATION AND HOLD HARMLESSI also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD the companies and entities listed above HARMLESS from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages, and liabilities, including attorneys’ fees brought as a result of my involvement in the Event and to reimburse them for any such expenses incurred.
SEVERABILITYThe undersigned further expressly agrees that this Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of Arizona and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, not withstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF UNDERSTANDINGI have read this Agreement, fully understand its terms and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing this Agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.
I understand that if I am unable to attend on the day I am scheduled, I will contact the assigned festival volunteer coordinator with as much notice as possible.