You acknowledge that you are representative of Christ (2 Corinthians 5:20, John 20:21) and will strive to be Christlike in your conduct, exemplifying the fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-25), loving your neighbors and not seeking our own glory (Matthew 6:1), but God’s glory (Matthew 5:16, Matthew 22:37-40).
You understand and agree that your participation in volunteer services for Crossroads Presbyterian Church Inc. (“Crossroads”) has certain inherent risks (including, but not limited to, the possibility of contracting any virus or disease which for the avoidance of doubt includes COVID- 19 wherever used herein, even if all safety protocols are followed), which you voluntarily assume. In consideration for your being permitted to participate as a Crossroads volunteer, you hereby waive and release Crossroads and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives, and agents (collectively, the “Crossroads Released Parties”) from any claims or actions arising out of or relating to your volunteer services for Crossroads, including, without limitation, any claims or actions arising from any negligence on the part of any of the Crossroads Released Parties. You understand that this waiver and release means that if you are injured, become ill (including, but not limited to, contracting any virus or disease), sustain damage to or theft of your personal property, or sustain any other form of damage or injury (including death) in the course of performing volunteer services for Crossroads, you will not initiate any claim or action against the Crossroads Released Parties on account of or relating to such circumstances, and that you have waived and released any such claim or action. You agree that this waiver and release is on behalf of yourself and your personal representatives, heirs, executors, administrators, agents, and assigns.
You understand that Crossroads does not carry or maintain insurance coverage of any kind for any volunteer. Each volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage.
You acknowledge that any services you perform for Crossroads shall be as an unpaid volunteer, and not as an employee. You agree that you will not hold yourself out as an employee of Crossroads, and will not make any claim for any right or privilege associated with employment by Crossroads.
You agree to keep all information regarding those who receive the services of Crossroads as private and confidential.
You agree not to be under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance while performing volunteer services for Crossroads.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for transportation costs and any other costs or expenses associated with your participation as a volunteer for Crossroads. If you drive while performing volunteer services for Crossroads, you understand that you must maintain a valid driver’s license and the required vehicle insurance of the jurisdiction in which you reside, and that it is your responsibility to check with your insurer to determine whether your policy covers damages and any third party claims in the event of an accident while you are performing volunteer services for Crossroads.
You agree to adhere to all relevant policies and procedures in the course of performing volunteer services for Crossroads.
If any provision of this Volunteer Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall continue to be fully effective.
You understand and acknowledge that your execution of this Volunteer Agreement is an important pre-condition to your provision of volunteer services for Crossroads and that Crossroads is permitting you to so serve in reliance thereon. You understand that this Volunteer Agreement is a legally enforceable contract, and that it contains a waiver and release of claims.
You represent that you are of lawful age (18 or older) and legally competent to sign this Volunteer Agreement, and that you have read and understand the content of this document, and agree to it knowingly and voluntarily.
All volunteers must affirm they have read and agree to this agreement when signing up to volunteer in the Crossroads Neighbor to Neighbor initiative.