Please print and complete the attached Liability and Waiver document to turn in.
1. Waiver and Release. Volunteer and/or Guardian do hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless
Habitat and its successors, Board of Directors, partners, sponsors, employees, agents and other volunteers, and
assigns from any and all liability, claims and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity,
which arise or may hereafter arise from Volunteer’s work for Habitat.
Volunteer and/or Guardian understand that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that the
Volunteer and/or Guardian may have against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness,
death or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s work for Habitat, whether caused by the negligence
of Habitat or its officers, directors, employees, or agents or otherwise. Volunteer and/or Guardian 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
2. Medical Treatment. Volunteer and/or Guardian do hereby release and forever discharge Habitat from any
claim whatsoever that arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment or service rendered in
connection with the Volunteer’s work for Habitat or with the decision by any representative or agent of Habitat
to exercise the power to consent to medical or dental treatment as such power may be granted and authorized in
the Parental Authorization for Treatment of a Minor Child.
3. Assumption of the Risk. The Volunteer and/or Guardian understand that the work for Habitat may include
activities that may be hazardous to the Volunteer, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and
unloading and transportation to and from the work sites.
Volunteer and/or Guardian hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these
activities and release Habitat from all liability for injury, illness, death or property damage resulting from the
activities for the Volunteer’s work for Habitat.
4. Safety Training: Volunteers are expected to complete the online ‘Safety Training’ courses before coming to
the work area. The Safety Training course is available on the VolunteerUp scheduling calendar.
5. Insurance. The Volunteer and/or Guardian 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 or health insurance
6. Photographic Release. Volunteer and/or Guardian do hereby: consent that their photograph may be taken or
their image digitally recorded while engaged in work for Habitat and do hereby grant and convey unto Habitat
all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by Habitat
during the Volunteer’s work for Habitat, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds or other benefits
derived from such photographs or recordings.
7. Other. Volunteer and/or Guardian expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as Broad and inclusive as
permitted by the laws of the State of California, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in
accordance with the laws of the State of California. Volunteer and/or Guardian 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.