Kansas Humane Society Volunteer Policies
If accepted as a KHS volunteer, I understand and agree to the following:
I will complete a KHS Assumption of Risk, Indemnification, Release and Consent Form for me and any minor volunteers for whom I am the parent or guardian.
I agree to a background check performed by the Kansas Humane Society.
I will abide by and support all KHS policies and procedures.
I agree to be supervised by the Volunteer Coordinator/Supervisor, or a designee, and will directly report any problems that arise to the Volunteer Coordinator/Supervisor or Shelter Manager.
I agree that KHS may photograph or otherwise record my participation in this program and I hereby consent to the Kansas Humane Society’s use of my name, likeness, voice or other similar recordings and/or disclosures for KHS publicity purposes and agree to not contest use of the same at any time.
I will keep private and confidential information that I acquire during the course of my volunteer service which is confidential and/or proprietary information of KHS and/or its customers, including the identity of a customer, customer’s pet(s) and pet outcomes, and I will sign and approve the KHS Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Acknowledgement for Volunteers.
I authorize the Kansas Humane Society to seek emergency medical treatment for me and any minor for whom I am the parent or legal guardian in case of any accident, injury or illness. I understand that if I am injured while acting as an unpaid volunteer, I acknowledge that I am not covered by Kansas worker’s compensation law.
I hereby certify that all entries on this application are true and complete. I understand any falsification or incompleteness of this information may result in the termination of my volunteer service with the Kansas Humane Society.
If I am a parent or guardian of a minor KHS volunteer, I will assure that such minor will comply with the terms of this Volunteer Agreement and KHS policies applicable to KHS volunteers.
I acknowledge that my service as a volunteer with the Kansas Humane Society may be terminated at any time by me or by the Kansas Humane Society, for any or no reason.