Love-A-Bull, Inc. - Volunteer Application 2022

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Volunteer Waiver and Release and Agreement to Indemnify

Love-A-Bull, Inc. (Love-A-Bull) is a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization that was organized to educate and to advocate on behalf of dogs commonly labeled pit bull type dogs. The mission of Love-A-Bull is to promote responsible guardianship and improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy and rescue.

Please read and sign the Waiver and Release and Agreement to Indemnify below.

I understand and agree that as a volunteer for Love-A-Bull I assume all risks of loss or injury, including death to myself or damage to my property while participating in the Love-A-Bull volunteer program.

I understand and agree that Love-A-Bull shall incur no liability of any nature as a result of my volunteering for Love-A-Bull.

I understand that Love-A-Bull is not liable for any damage or theft to my products or property and I am fully responsible for any injury sustained by engaging in any and all Love-A-Bull events or Love-A-Bull Volunteer opportunities.

I fully understand the risks of attending animal-oriented events, and in consideration for being allowed to attend Love-A-Bull events or volunteer opportunities, or for allowing my spouse and children to attend such an event, I hereby release Love-A-Bull, Inc., from any and all claims, damages, inquiries, losses, sums, or any cause of action which may result from, and hereby assume each and every damage incident to, on behalf of myself and my spouse, children, and other persons and animals, I am responsible for or may have legal claims who are attending the event or volunteer opportunity, whether it caused by negligence or otherwise.

Oh behalf of myself, my heirs and personal representatives, I hereby release, discharge and indemnify and hold harmless Love-A-Bull and its assigns, successors, agents, volunteers, board of directors, contractors and representatives from and and all claims, causes of action or demands of any nature of cause whatsoever, including costs and legal fees arising out of or relating to my volunteering with Love-A-Bull including but not limited to animal bites, disease, accidents, property damage, or injuries.

I hereby agree to fully indemnify Love-A-Bull for any damages caused by myself, my spouse, children, or my animal at any event or volunteer opportunity. Such damages shall include, but not be limited to, cost of defense, in addition to indemnification damages. In signing this Waiver and Release and Agreement to Indemnify, I understand the intent thereof, and I hereby agree to release from responsibility and waive all claims against Love-A-Bull, Inc., its Board of Directors and volunteers, the organizers of any Love-A-Bull event, its sponsors, cooperating organizations, and any other parties connected with any Love-A-Bull event in any way, for any blame or liability, demand, injury, harm, loss of property, or damage I might sustain as a result of participation in any Love-A-Bull event or by volunteering for Love-A-Bull and any activities associated therewith. I fully accept and assume all risks and all responsibility for losses, costs and damages I incur as a result of my participation in this event.

Volunteer Policies and Procedures

The following are the Policies and Procedures for Love-A-Bull which you are responsible to follow at all times. All volunteers for Love-A-Bull are required to sign this agreement. Following these rules will make your Love-A-Bull volunteer experience a successful and fulfilling one and will protect the organization from harm.

I will abide by all Love-A-Bull Policies and Procedures.

I will represent the Love-A-Bull program in a professional manner and be prompt and on time for every commitment made.

I will be well-groomed. Comfortable and casual clothing is acceptable, with an emphasis on neatness and professionalism. No torn jeans, sleeveless shirts or open toe shoes/sandals/flip-flops are acceptable.

I will clean up after any animal I handle.

I will not tie animals to people, equipment or furniture. I will always keep its leash firmly in my control.

I will not be under the influence of alcohol and/or illegal drugs when volunteering.

I will not borrow money or personal items, or receive personal tips, gifts or money from people I visit. Any donations received will be turned over to Love-A-Bull.

I understand and agree that all services performed by me will be performed on a strictly voluntary basis and that I will receive no remuneration, pay or compensation of any kind.

I understand that handling animals and performing other volunteer tasks that there is a risk of injury, including physical harm or death, and that all services performed by me will be done at its own risk. I understand Love-A-Bull strongly recommends that I keep current my tetanus immunization.

I will not charge a fee for services in my role as a Love-A-Bull representative.

In case of an accident or unusual occurrence I will immediately notify a Love-A-Bull Board member or representative.

I understand I must obtain approved written permission from Love-A-Bull for each proposed usage of the Love-A-Bull name/logo or Pit Crew name/logo.

I understand Love-A-Bull materials and logos are the property of Love-A-Bull and I will not use them without express written consent of a Love-A-Bull Board Member.