By Checking this box, I certify that I am over 18 years old and that I have reviewed the Volunteer Handbook & agree to abide by all AWLMC policies. I further understand that if I do not abide by the policies, I may be asked to resign from the organization.
To help us maintain accurate records and to ensure that you are an active volunteer for the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, please read the paragraph below and indicate your acceptance by checking the appropriate box and adding your name in the signature field. This will serve as your acceptance. This is required of all active AWLMC volunteers.
In consideration of my being authorized to act as a Volunteer the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg, MD (AWLMC), I hereby waive all claims against AWLMC, its officers, board members, agents or volunteers for injury, damage, illness or loss to my person and/or property which may be caused by any act, or failure to act, of AWLMC, its officers, board members, agents or volunteers. I assume the risk of working directly with animals and/or volunteering at the shelter or in the community within the scope of my Volunteer role as defined in the Volunteer Handbook and the Volunteer Agreement. I waive all specific notice of the existence of such potential risks. Further, and for the same consideration, I hereby covenant and agree and irrevocably bind myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to at no time or place commence or prosecute any action or suit against AWLMC, its officers, board members, agents or volunteers, on account of any claim for injury, damage, illness or loss to my person and/or property arising out of any act, failure to act, condition, or occurrence during my volunteer experience. I have personally read and understand this waiver, and have agreed to the terms contained in it.
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