I have volunteered my time and my services because of my desire to participate actively in the furtherance of Columbia Springs’ site and mission. I understand that my activities as a volunteer may entail a risk of physical injury or death, and I may be exposed to hazards including, by way of illustration but not limitation; weather, travel over bodies of water, unimproved topographic hazards including loose and uneven terrain, poisonous insects, reptiles or plants, wild animals, actions of other participants, volunteers or citizens in the area who may not act responsibly and safely and, various other hazards including those associated with strenuous manual labor. I understand and voluntarily assume all such risks of my own free will.
I agree to abide by all the rules and practices set forth by Columbia Springs regarding safety and use of any and all equipment. I understand that no drugs or alcoholic beverages are to be consumed by volunteers during volunteer activities and that I will be asked to leave the premises if suspected to be under the influence of same.
On behalf of myself, my estate and personal representative thereof, my heirs and assigns, I hereby
forever release Columbia Springs, its officers, director, employees and agents, from any and all costs, claims, losses, liabilities or damages arising from or in any way related to, our service as volunteer in the Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation events. This release is intended to be effective, regardless whether the claim of liability is asserted in negligence, strict liability in tort, or other theory of tort recovery. On behalf of myself, my estate and personal representative thereof, my heirs and assigns, agree to make no claim, nor to institute any suit, action or proceedings against Columbia Springs, its officers, directors, employees and agents, relating to an accident, incident or occurrence arising out of or in connection with our volunteer activities. I understand Columbia Springs does not maintain any insurance coverage for me or any other person not an employee.
By submitting this online form with electronic signature, I also understand that a photographer or videographer may be present and I agree that any sponsoring agencies may publish any photographs taken of me while volunteering. On behalf of myself, my estate and personal representative thereof, my heirs and assigns, I hereby grant Columbia Springs the irrevocable and unrestricted right to take and publish images that include myself and I hereby release the photographer, his/her legal representatives, assigns, and Columbia Springs from all claims and liability relating to any such images. I understand that it is my responsibility to initiate contact with the volunteer supervisor before the volunteer program begins if I do not wish to have my photo taken or published.
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