THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY (herein "Release") is executed on the below date by the undersigned volunteer (herein "Volunteer") in favor of Thirdwavevolunteers, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, Third Wave Volunteers, We Do Better, Bethenny Frankel and all directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively "GLOBAL"). The Volunteer desires to provide volunteer services for GLOBAL and engage in activities related to being a Volunteer. The Volunteer acknowledges and agrees that Volunteer is not an employee of GLOBAL and is not eligible for any compensation or benefits from GLOBAL in return for services provided by the Volunteer; that GLOBAL will not provide any benefits traditionally associated with employment to the Volunteer; that Volunteer will not be provided with any form of workers’ compensation or disability insurance; and that the Volunteer is responsible for his/her own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of the Volunteer's services. As an inducement to GLOBAL to accept the Volunteer's desire to engage in volunteer work, the Volunteer does hereby freely execute this Release with understanding and acknowledgment of the following terms:
1. Waiver and Release: The Volunteer does hereby and forever discharge and hold harmless GLOBAL and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or equity, which arise or may hereafter arise, either directly or indirectly, as a result of Volunteer's work for GLOBAL. The Volunteer understands and acknowledges that this Release also discharges GLOBAL from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against GLOBAL with respect to any bodily injury, illness, death, and/or property damage that may result from the Volunteer's work for GLOBAL, whether caused by the negligence of GLOBAL or its officers, directors, employees, other volunteers, agents, or otherwise.
2. Assumption of Risk: The Volunteer recognizes that the conditions in some of the places in which GLOBAL may travel to provide its charitable services are not equal to the same standard of conditions for which most of us are accustomed. The Volunteer further understands there are certain health and detainment risks to self and property and hereby fully enters into participation of the GLOBAL mission with knowledge of these risks. The Volunteer will make every reasonable effort to be knowledgeable and respectful of the host location’s culture and people. The Volunteer acknowledges there may be certain risks and hazards that could involve dangerous and/or hazardous activities and expressly assumes the risk of any injury or harm from such activities. Further, the Volunteer agrees to practice safe travels and at all times act in accordance expected of a professional while working as a Volunteer for GLOBAL.
3. Photographic Release: The Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto GLOBAL the right to freely reproduce and/or circulate any photographs or other recordings of the Volunteer for any lawful purpose. The Volunteer shall not be entitled to any compensation, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
4. Medical Treatment: As a Volunteer, I hereby release and forever discharge GLOBAL from any claim whatsoever that arises or may hereafter arise for any first-aid treatment and/or other medical services rendered in connection with treatment and/or an emergency during my Volunteer tenure with GLOBAL. As a Volunteer, I understand that GLOBAL does not assume any responsibility for providing any financial or other assistance, including, but not limited to, medical, health, dental, or disability benefits or insurance of any nature in the event of injury, illness, death, and/or damage to property. Further, as a Volunteer I agree to provide any and all medical history that may require medical treatment while traveling and engaging in activities as a GLOBAL Volunteer, particularly if emergency medical treatment may be required.
By clicking I AGREE and hitting the submit button I agree as a Volunteer freely executes this Release and Waiver of Liability with the full knowledge of its content and a complete understanding of Volunteer’s status and rights as an uncompensated, non-employee volunteer.