Volunteer Agreement and Release From Liability
In signing this form, I understand and agree to the following terms and conditions related to volunteering my services to Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Return this signed and initialed form with the orientation test.
I recognize that as a volunteer I represent the above organization to the public. I accept the responsibility for this status and will conduct myself in a professional manner.
I will not participate in and will report any instances of any sort of harassment, exploitation and/or intimidation. I will work to maintain an atmosphere of physical and emotional safety for everyone associated with the organization: employees, volunteers, clients, and visitors.
I agree to maintain the confidentiality of all volunteers, clients, and donors about whom I have personal and identifying information.
I agree to honor the commitment length and/or frequency of service that I make to the organization. I agree to provide as much notice as is possible in the event that I will be absent from my volunteer shift. I agree to update my personal information and emergency information as changes occur.
I am aware that as a volunteer I expose myself to potential hazards. I am voluntarily participating in this service with the knowledge of the potential hazards involved and hereby agree to accept any and all risks of injury.
I agree that my assignees, heirs, distributes, guardians, and other legal representatives will not make a claim against, or sue, for injury or damages resulting from the negligence or other acts, howsoever caused, by any employee, agent or volunteer contractor of the organization as a result of my participation as a volunteer. I hereby release Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley from all action, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, guardians, and legal representatives now have or may hereafter have for injury resulting from my participation as a volunteer.
If my volunteer service involves driving an automobile, I acknowledge that I have both a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance policy as required by state law. I agree to maintain my license and insurance in good standing for my entire tenure as a volunteer for this organization. I am knowledgeable of and agree to abide by local and state traffic laws. I agree not to drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or other intoxicating substances.