Volunteer Application for Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio.

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    Tell Us About Yourself.

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    Details of Your Experience.

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    Emergency Contact.

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    The Home Stretch.

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    RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
    Please read carefully. This is a legal document that affects your legal rights.

    This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) is executed when you (the Volunteer) click, or the Parent/Guardian of the Volunteer clicks "Finish" in favor of Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, a State of Ohio non-profit corporation, its directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively “Habitat”), Habitat for Humanity International, Inc., and any other Habitat for Humanity affiliated organization, and their respective affiliates, directors, officers, trustees, employees, sponsors, donors, volunteers, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”).

    ADULT RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

    I, the Volunteer, desire to work as a volunteer for Habitat without compensation and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer. I understand that the activities may include, but are not limited to, constructing and rehabilitating residential buildings, working in the Habitat offices, at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and living housing provided for volunteers of Habitat.

    I understand and acknowledge that children under the age of 14 are not allowed on Habitat for Humanity worksites while construction is in progress. While minors between the ages of 14 and 18 may be allowed to participate in some types of construction work, The Volunteer understands that using power tools, excavation, demolition, working on rooftops and similar activities are not permitted for anyone under the age of 18.

    I, the Volunteer, do hereby freely, voluntarily and without duress execute this Release under the following terms:

    WAIVER AND RELEASE. I, the Volunteer, do hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless Habitat and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands, of whatever kind of nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat. I understand and acknowledges that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that may arise against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat, whether caused by the negligence of Habitat or its officers, directors, employees, or agents, or otherwise. I also understand that Habitat does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of injury or illness.

    CONSENT TO TRANSPORTATION AND MEDICAL TREATMENT. I consent to the use of first aid treatment and the use of generic and over the counter medications and treatments as directed by manufacturer labels, whether administered by the Released Parties or first aid personnel. In an emergency, I understand that Habitat may try to contact the individual listed below as an emergency contact. If an emergency contact cannot be reached promptly, I hereby authorize the Released Parties to act as an agent for me to consent to any examination, testing, x-rays, medical, dental or surgical treatment for me as advised by a physician, dentist or other health care provider. This includes, but is not limited to, my assessment, evaluation, medical care and treatment, anesthesia, hospitalization, or other health care treatment or procedure as advised by a physician, dentist or other health care provider. I also authorize the Released Parties to arrange for transportation of me as deemed necessary and appropriate in their discretion. I, the Volunteer, do hereby release, forever discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liability, claim, demand, and action whatsoever brought by me or on my behalf which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any transportation, first aid, assessment, care, treatment, response or service rendered in connection with my Activities with any of the Released Parties.

    ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK. I understand that the work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat may include activities that may be hazardous to me, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites. In connection thereto, I recognize and understand that activities at Habitat may, in some situations, involve inherently dangerous activities, including but not limited to, exposure to lead, asbestos and mold, which may cause or worsen certain illnesses, especially if I do not wear protective equipment, am exposed for extended periods of time, or have a pre-existing immune system deficiency. I, the Volunteer, herby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities and releases Habitat from all liability for injury, illness, death or property damage resulting from the activities of my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat.

    INSURANCE. I understand that, except as otherwise agreed to by Habitat in writing, Habitat does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any volunteer. Each volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical, health, travel, disability or other insurance coverage. I understand that I am and remain responsible for payment of such hospital, physician, ambulance, dental, medical or other services obtained for me. I agree that the Released Parties do not assume any responsibility for the payment of such fees or expenses which may be incurred. If I have health insurance, I understand my personal health insurance is my primary coverage.

    PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE. I do hereby grant and convey unto Habitat all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video/audio/electronic recordings made by Habitat during my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. I understand that I will not have any ownership interest in or to such photographs, images and/or recordings, I have not been provided or promised any compensation to me, and I hereby waive any rights, privileges or claims based on any right of publicity, privacy, ownership or any other rights arising, relating to or resulting from the photographs, images, and/or recordings.

    CONFIDENTIALITY. I agree that in the course of my participation in the Activities, I may have access to personal and/or health care information of other persons. I agree to maintain the confidentiality of such information, to use such information only as necessary to do my job as a volunteer, and to comply with Habitat for applicable policies regarding such information.

    OTHER. I, the Volunteer, expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable. Liability waivers are retained for five (5) years after the last day volunteered.

    I have carefully considered my decision, the benefits and risks involved, and hereby give my informed consent to participate in in all volunteer Activities. I have read and understand this Release and Waiver of Liability, I acknowledge that any questions of mine have been answered, and I voluntarily agree to the above provisions. It is my intent to bind my heirs, next of kin, assigns and legal representative.

    MINOR RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

    The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for Habitat and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer. The Volunteer understands that the activities may include, but are not limited to, constructing and rehabilitating residential buildings, working in the Habitat offices, at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and living housing provided for volunteers of Habitat.

    The Volunteer understands and acknowledges that children under the age of 14 are not allowed on Habitat for Humanity worksites while construction is in progress. While minors between the ages of 14 and 18 may be allowed to participate in some types of construction work, The Volunteer understands that using power tools, excavation, demolition, working on rooftops and similar activities are not permitted for anyone under the age of 18.

    The Volunteer does hereby freely, voluntarily and without duress execute this Release under the following terms:

    WAIVER AND RELEASE. I, the Volunteer, do hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless Habitat and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands, of whatever kind of nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat. I understand and acknowledges that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that may arise against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat, whether caused by the negligence of Habitat or its officers, directors, employees, or agents, or otherwise. I also understand that Habitat does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of injury or illness.

    CONSENT TO TRANSPORTATION AND MEDICAL TREATMENT. I, the Volunteer, do hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless Habitat and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands, of whatever kind of nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat. I understand and acknowledges that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that may arise against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat, whether caused by the negligence of Habitat or its officers, directors, employees, or agents, or otherwise. I also understand that Habitat does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of injury or illness. If the Volunteer is less than 18 years of age, the parent(s) having legal custody and/or the legal guardian(s) of the Volunteer also hereby release, forever discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liability, claim, demand and action whatsoever brought by such volunteer or on his/her behalf which arises or may hereafter arise on account of the decision by any representative or agent of the Released Parties to exercise the power to transport, administer first aid, and consent to assessment, examination, x- rays, medical, dental, surgical or other such health care treatment.

    ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK. I understand that the work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat may include activities that may be hazardous to me, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites. In connection thereto, I recognize and understand that activities at Habitat may, in some situations, involve inherently dangerous activities, including but not limited to, exposure to lead, asbestos and mold, which may cause or worsen certain illnesses, especially if I do not wear protective equipment, am exposed for extended periods of time, or have a pre-existing immune system deficiency. I, the Volunteer, herby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities and releases Habitat from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the activities of my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat.

    INSURANCE. I understand that, except as otherwise agreed to by Habitat in writing, Habitat does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any volunteer. Each volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical, health, travel, disability or other insurance coverage. I understand that I am and remain responsible for payment of such hospital, physician, ambulance, dental, medical or other services obtained for me. I agree that the Released Parties do not assume any responsibility for the payment of such fees or expenses which may be incurred. If I have health insurance, I understand my personal health insurance is my primary coverage.

    PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE. I do hereby grant and convey unto Habitat all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video/audio/electronic recordings made by Habitat during my work or activities related to being a volunteer for Habitat, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. I understand that I will not have any ownership interest in or to such photographs, images and/or recordings, I have not been provided or promised any compensation to me, and I hereby waive any rights, privileges or claims based on any right of publicity, privacy, ownership or any other rights arising, relating to or resulting from the photographs, images, and/or recordings.

    CONFIDENTIALITY. I agree that in the course of my participation in the Activities, I may have access to personal and/or health care information of other persons. I agree to maintain the confidentiality of such information, to use such information only as necessary to do my job as a volunteer, and to comply with Habitat for applicable policies regarding such information.

    OTHER. I, the Volunteer, expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable. Liability waivers are retained for five (5) years after the last day volunteered. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Volunteer has executed this Release as of the day and year first above written.
    If only one parent or guardian signs these forms on behalf of a Volunteer who is under 18 years of age, then the undersigned parent or guardian of the Volunteer hereby covenants, warrants, represents an agrees that he or she is executing these forms on behalf of, and as an agent for, any other individual who may be a parent or guardian of the Volunteer, that he/she is fully authorized to so, and that by executing such Release and Parental Authorization, the undersigned is binding himself/herself, the Volunteer, and any other parent or guardian of the Volunteer, and all of their heirs, next of kin, assigns, and legal representatives or such Release and Parental Authorization.

    I have carefully considered my decision, the benefits and risks involved, and hereby give my informed consent, on behalf of the above listed minor child, for him/her to participate in in all Activities as set forth in the above Volunteer Agreement, Release and Waiver of Liability, and such terms are incorporated herein. I have read and understand this Release and Waiver of Liability, I acknowledge that any questions of mine have been answered, and I voluntarily agree to the above provisions. It is my intent to bind my and the minor Volunteer’s heirs, next of kin, assigns and legal representative. Furthermore, I understand that the above Volunteer Agreement, Release and Waiver of Liability is made on behalf of my minor child(ren) and/or legal wards and I represent and warrant to Habitat for Humanity International, Inc. Or its affiliated organizations that I have the full authority to sign this on behalf of such minor(s).

    COVID-19 AGREEMENT

    Agreement overview:
    1. I attest that I am not experiencing any symptoms of illness such as a fever, cough, or shortness of breath. If I develop these symptoms, I agree that I will cancel my shift before volunteering with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio (Habitat ECO), as far in advance as possible.
    2. I confirm that prior to engaging in any volunteer activities, I may be required to complete a COVID-19 health screening questionnaire provided by Habitat ECO staff. I agree that I will answer all questions on the questionnaire truthfully.
    3. I am aware that I must follow the safety and sanitation protocols that have been implemented by Habitat ECO and that are posted onsite for my review.

    I attest that:
    1. I do not believe that I have been exposed to a person with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 within the past fourteen days.
    2. I have not been diagnosed with COVID-19.
    3. If at some point I had a COVID-19 diagnosis, I have been cleared as noncontagious by state or local public health authorities.
    4. I am following recommended guidelines as much as possible - practicing social distancing by participating in group activities of fewer than 10, trying to maintain separation of six feet from others, wearing a facial covering, and otherwise limiting my exposure to the coronavirus.

    Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability:
    I, the Volunteer, acknowledge that I am voluntarily working at any and all of Habitat ECO facilities and worksites. I acknowledge and understand that participation in my volunteer activities with Habitat ECO may involve certain risks, including, but not limited to, personal injury(ies), bodily injury, illness, permanent disability, property damage, lost and/or death (“Risks”). These Risks include, but are not limited to, exposure to and/or infection with COVID-19 and/or other viruses and/or bacterial infection even in ideal conditions, and despite any and all reasonable efforts made to mitigate such Risks. I further acknowledge and agree that, due to the nature of the volunteer activities, social distancing of six feet per person will not always be possible and that my participating in the volunteer activities may result in an elevated risk of contracting COVID-19 and/or other viruses and/or bacterial infection. Regarding any illness or virus, including COVID-19, I understand that even if I follow all guidelines for the prevention and handling of any illness or virus, including COVID-19, there is still a risk that I could contract such virus or illness. I fully understand and appreciate the risks that are inherent to my volunteer activities. I understand that my volunteer opportunities are subject to change. This Volunteer Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Liability & COVID-19 Agreement must be completed in addition to Habitat ECO’s Annual Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability.

    By clicking "Finish" below, the Volunteer and/or the Parent/Guardian of the Volunteer agrees to the terms expressed above.