The Branch of Nashville

First Time Volunteer Application

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Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability Form
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “release”) executed on _______ (date) by
__________________ (hereinafter “Volunteer”) releases The Branch of Nashville, (hereinafter
“The Branch”), a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of
Tennessee and each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents. The Volunteer desires
to provide volunteer services for The Branch and engage in activities related to serving as a
volunteer. Volunteer understands that the scope of Volunteer’s relationship with The Branch
is limited to a volunteer position and that no compensation is expected in return for services
provided by Volunteer; that The Branch will not provide any benefits traditionally associated with
employment to Volunteer; and that Volunteer is responsible for his/her own insurance
coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of Volunteer’s services to The Branch.
1. Waiver and Release: I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless The Branch
and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind
of nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from the services I provide
to The Branch. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges The Branch from any
liability or claim that I may have against The Branch with respect to bodily injury, personal injury,
illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services I provide to The Branch or
occurring while I am providing volunteer services.
2. Insurance: Further I understand that The Branch does not assume any responsibility for or
obligation to provide me with financial or other assistance, including but not limited to medical,
health, or disability benefits or insurance. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or
liability on the part of The Branch beyond what may be offered freely by The Branch in the event
of injury or medical expenses incurred by me.
3. Medical Treatment: I hereby Release and forever discharge The Branch from any claim whatsoever
which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services
rendered in connection with an emergency during my tenure as a volunteer with The Branch.
4. Assumption of Risk: I understand that the services I provide to The Branch may include
activities that may be hazardous to me. As a volunteer, I hereby expressly assume risk of injury or
harm from these activities and Release The Branch from all liability.
5. Photographic Release: I grant and convey to The Branch all right, title, and interests in any and
all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my likeness or voice made by The
Branch in connection with my providing volunteer services to The Branch.
6. Other: As a volunteer, I expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive
as permitted by the laws of the State of Tennessee and that this Release shall be governed by
and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. I agree that in the event
that any clause or provision of this Release is deemed invalid, the enforceability of the remaining
provisions of this Release shall not be affected.
By signing below, I express my understanding and intent to enter into this Release and Waiver of
Liability willingly and voluntarily.
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