Safety and Release Agreement Material
I understand that because my child may handle animals, it is important to discuss the medical concerns regarding exposure to animals with my physician.
I release the Central Missouri Humane Society from all responsibility that may occur because of my not pursuing this matter further and I understand whatever decision I make is at my own risk.
I give permission for The Central Missouri Humane Society & affiliates to photograph my child for use in any Society publication, educational, or advertising purposes the Society my designate.
I acknowledge and understand that as a volunteer of the Central Missouri Humane Society, My child is not covered by the Central Missouri Humane Society's worker's compensation or any other insurance policy of any damages to injuries my child may sustain during volunteer activates.
On behalf of myself, my children, my heirs, assigners, guardians, personal and legal representatives and executors, I hereby release discharges, personal injuries and property damage, connected with my or my child's volunteer services to the Central Missouri Humane Society whether caused directly or indirectly by any negligence (active or passive) attributable to the Central Missouri Humane Society, it's officers, directors, or employees.
Volunteers work at the Central Missouri Humane Society (CMHS) at their own risk.
The CMHS is not liable or responsible for any accidents, illnesses or injuries to volunteers or volunteers’ animal(s) as a result of participating in volunteering activities including dog playgroups and fostering.
The CMHS is not financially responsible for any medical or veterinary treatment that may be required as a result of volunteering for the CMHS.
Volunteers will refrain from suing CMHS and discharge CMHS and its officers, agents and employees from all liability arising out of the participation in volunteering. Volunteers agree to indemnify and hold harmless CMHS for any injury or illness that may incur to themselves or their animals.
Volunteers under the age of 16 are considered a "Jr. Volunteer" and must have a parent or guardian accompany them during all training and volunteer shifts.
One adult volunteer may supervise up to two Jr. Volunteers at a time. For safety reasons, a Jr. Volunteers may be restricted to certain tasks.
It is recommended that long hair be pulled back and secured away from the face with a headband and/or ponytail holder.
Advancement as a volunteer is contingent on fulfilling the minimum posted requirements for that the desired position, along with securing the permission of the Community Engagement Coordinator.
Failure to abide by these Volunteer Policies and the policies of the Central Missouri Humane Society will result in volunteer privileges being revoked, in accordance with organizational policy.