North Texas Food Bank Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability
The Volunteer, named below, desires to engage in the activities related to being a volunteer for the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). For the opportunity to serve the community through NTFB, Volunteer does hereby freely, voluntarily and without duress execute this Release under the following terms:
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge, and hold harmless NTFB 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 work for NTFB. Volunteer understands and acknowledges that this Release discharges NTFB from any liability or claim of negligence that the Volunteer may have against NTFB with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s work for NTFB.
MEDICAL TREATMENT. Except as otherwise agreed to by NTFB in writing, Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge NTFB from any claim whatsoever that arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment or service rendered in connection with the Volunteer’s work for NTFB.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK. Volunteer understands that the work for NTFB may include a variety of activities including, but not limited to: bending, lifting, carrying and transporting supplies or food stocks, working outdoors, being exposed to debris, participating with unskilled volunteer workers handling tools or equipment, and in some cases delivering food using Volunteer’s personal vehicle.
INSURANCE. Volunteer understands that NTFB does not carry or maintain health, accident, liability (including without limitation motor vehicle liability), property loss or damage (including without limitation motor vehicle collision damage), medical or disability insurance coverage for any Volunteer or the property of any volunteer. Volunteer is expected to obtain his or her own automobile, medical or health insurance coverage.
PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE. Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto NTFB all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by NTFB during Volunteer’s work for NTFB, 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 laws of the State of Texas, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. 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.