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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS!
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed by (the “Volunteer”) in favor of Food Bank of Iowa, a nonprofit corporation, its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, and agents (collectively, “Food Bank of Iowa”). The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for Food Bank of Iowa and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer (the "Activities"). The Volunteer understands that the Activities may include physically demanding projects in a warehouse environment, working in the Food Bank of Iowa office, and promoting Food Bank of Iowa’s mission through a variety of events at various partner sites.
The Volunteer hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release for her/himself, her/his personal representatives, heirs, and next of kin under the following terms:
Release and Waiver. Volunteer does hereby release, forever discharge, covenant not to sue and hold harmless Food Bank of Iowa and its successors 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 Activities with Food Bank of Iowa. Volunteer understands that this Release discharges Food Bank of Iowa from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against Food Bank of Iowa with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s Activities with Food Bank of Iowa, whether caused by the negligence of Food Bank of Iowa or its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that Food Bank of Iowa 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.
Medical Treatment. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge Food Bank of Iowa from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the Volunteer’s Activities with Food Bank of Iowa.
Assumption of the Risk. The Volunteer understands that the Activities may include work that may be hazardous to the Volunteer, including, but not limited to, lifting heavy objects, bending, and standing for long periods of time. Volunteer agrees to inspect the work sites which s/he enters, and further agrees and warrants that, if at any time, s/he is in or about a work site and feels s/he is unable to perform the duties assigned or feels to be unsafe, s/he will immediately advise a Food Bank of Iowa representative of such and if necessary will leave the work site and/or refuse to participate further in Activities.
VOLUNTEER HEREBY EXPRESSLY AND SPECIFICALLY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE RISK OF BODILY INJURY, HARM, OR DEATH IN THE ACTIVITIES AND RELEASES FOOD BANK OF IOWA FROM ALL LIABILITY FOR INJURY, ILLNESS, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE ACTIVITIES.
Insurance. The Volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by Food Bank of Iowa in writing, Food Bank of Iowa 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 COVERAGE.
Other. Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Iowa, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa. Volunteer agrees 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.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Volunteer has executed this Release as of the day and year first above written.
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