Please read carefully! This is a legal document that affects your legal rights! For the purposes of this agreement Integrative Healers Action Network (Hereafter “IHAN”) refers to all Team Members and Organizers of this relief effort. Volunteer refers to the individual volunteering with IHAN and the Volunteer’s parent or guardian if the volunteer is less than 18 years of age. The Volunteer named above desires to work as a volunteer for IHAN, an organization who is in process of becoming a Nonprofit, and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer. These may include traveling into hazardous conditions, constructing, rehabilitating, or deconstructing buildings, working in the IHAN offices or Restores, the administration of aid, or living in housing provided for volunteers of IHAN. Health care providers must have a current license in the state you are volunteering in to practice, or for homeopaths an NCCA accredited certification. The Volunteer freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release under the following terms: RELEASE AND WAIVER: The Volunteer releases and forever discharges and holds harmless IHAN and its successors and assigns from any and all liability or claims that the Volunteer (or the Volunteer’s heirs or assigns) may have against IHAN with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s activities with IHAN or its organizers. THE VOLUNTEER UNDERSTANDS AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE CLAIMS BEING RELEASED HEREIN INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, IF ANY, BASED ON OR IN ANYWAY RELATED TO THE NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF EMERGENCY RELIEF TEAM OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTOR, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS. The Volunteer also understands that IHAN or its organizers 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. The Volunteer releases and forever discharges IHAN and its organizers from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in collection with the Volunteer’s activities with IHAN.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK: The Volunteer understands that activities may be hazardous to the volunteer, including but not limited to, construction, deconstruction and rehabilitation of residential housing and traveling through dangerous weather or ground conditions. The Volunteer expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities. Insurance: Each volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage. Photographic Release: Volunteer grants and conveys to IHAN all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by IHAN during the Volunteer’s activities with IHAN, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release and Waiver of Liability is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of California. Furthermore, Volunteer expressly agrees that if any one or more of the provisions contained in this Release and Waiver of Liability are held to be invalid, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Waiver and Release of Liability, which shall otherwise continue to be enforceable.