Volunteer Acceptance Policies
I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer, any false statements, omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal. I agree to comply with all MLK Center policies, including but not limited to, protection of client privacy and confidentiality. I understand that for some MLK Center programs a thorough criminal background check is required, must be completed in a timely manner and will be my financial responsibility. I further understand that my acceptance into the volunteer program may be contingent upon satisfactory results of my criminal background check.
Accident Waiver, Release of Liability
I acknowledge and agree that there are risks inherent in my presence and participation in any Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center program. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will be used by event holders, sponsors, and organizers, in which I may participate, and will govern my actions and responsibilities at such events. In consideration of my registration and participation in this event, I hereby act on behalf of myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns as follows.
(A) I waive, release, and discharge all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind that may hereafter befall me or my travel to and from this event, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents, event holders, event sponsors, event managers.
(B) Indemnify and hold harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any liability or claims made by other individuals and entities because of any of my actions during this event.
I am aware that the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center does not provide health and accident coverage for me, and it is my responsibility to pay any medical bills for injuries sustained while participating in any Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Event/Activity. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment as deemed appropriate in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event.
This application does not discriminate in securing volunteers on the basis of race, color. religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, handicap or disability. No question on this form is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.
Video, Audio & Photo Release
By submitting this application I hereby grant permission to the rights of my image, likeness, and sound of my voice—as recorded—without payment or any other consideration, to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center (“MLK” hereafter). I understand that my image, likeness, or voice may be edited, copied, exhibited, published, or distributed, and I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product in which my image, likeness, or voice appears. I give permission to the MLK to attribute to me direct quotes derived from the aforementioned recordings. The uses of my image, likeness, and voice may include, but are not limited to public relations materials, fundraising pieces, and internal documents. There is no time limit on the validity of this release. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of my image, likeness, or voice by the MLK.
If you do not wish to be photographed/videoed, please contact the Director of Volunteers after you have submitted the application and adjustments will be made to your profile. We do not wish for anyone to feel uncomfortable and refusing this will not impact your opportunity for volunteering.
By signing up as a volunteer you agree to receive email from the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.