Release and Waiver of Liability
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HFHLCI Release and Waiver of Liability
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) in favor of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit corporation, and Habitat for Humanity of Laramie County Inc., a Wyoming nonprofit corporation, their directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively, “Habitat”). The volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for Habitat and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer (the “activities”). The volunteer understands that the activities may include construction and rehabilitating residential buildings, working in the Habitat for Humanity of Laramie County, Inc. ReStore, and working in the Habitat offices. The volunteer hereby, freely, voluntarily, and without duress execute this Release under the following terms:
Release and Waiver: Volunteer acknowledges and understands that participation in the Activities may involve certain risks, including, but not limited to, personal injury(ies), bodily injury, illness, permanent disability, property damage, loss and/or death (:Risks”). These Risks include, but are not limited to, exposure to and/or infection with COVID-19 and/or other viruses and/or bacterial infection even in ideal conditions, and despite any and all reasonable efforts made to mitigate such Risks. Volunteer further acknowledges and agrees that, due to the nature of the Activities, social distancing of six feet per person will not always be possible and that participation in the Activities may result in an elevated risk of contracting COVID-19 and/or other viruses and /or bacterial infection.
Volunteer further confirms that prior to engaging in the Activities, may be required to complete a COVID-19 health screening questionnaire provided by one or more of the Released Parties. Volunteer agrees to answer all questions on the questionnaire truthfully. Volunteer agrees to not participate in any Activities if, at such time and to the best of their knowledge, they are a carrier of COVID-19 or infected with COVID-19. Volunteer further agrees to follow all safety precautions outlined by any Released Party while volunteering. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless Habitat 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 Habitat.
Volunteer understands that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that the volunteer may have against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from volunteer’s activities with Habitat, whether caused by the negligence of Habitat of its officers, directors, employees, or agents or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that Habitat 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. In addition, the Released Parties shall have the benefit of any future liability protection for businesses as relating to the COVID-19 pandemic passed by any governmental entity to which the Released Parties are subject.
Medical Treatment: Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge Habitat 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 Habitat.
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, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites. Volunteer hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in the activities and release Habitat form all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the activities.
Insurance: The volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by Habitat in writing, Habitat 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.
Photographic Release: Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto Habitat all right, title, and interest in any and all photographs and video/audio/electronic recordings, including my name, image, and voice made by Habitat during the volunteer’s activities with Habitat, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
Other: Volunteer expressly agrees that this release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the State of Wyoming., and that this release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming. 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.