Volunteer Waivers

Before volunteering please complete the Adult Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability or Minor Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability below.

ADULT Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS!

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  • This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) is executed on the above date on behalf of the signee above, (the “Volunteer”). The Volunteer releases the Peninsula Optimist Club (the “Nonprofit”), a nonprofit Community Service Club organized and existing under the laws of the United States as a Section 501(c) (4) tax-exempt corporation, each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents.

    I, the above named Volunteer, do hereby give my consent to participation in all activities of the Peninsula Optimist Club. The Volunteer understands that the scope of the Volunteer’s relationship with Peninsula Optimist Club is limited to a volunteer position and that no compensation is expected in return for services provided by Volunteer; and that Peninsula Optimist Club will not provide any benefits traditionally associated with employment to Volunteer. The Volunteer desires that the Volunteer engages in activities related to serving or participating in the Peninsula Optimist Club’s activities as a player, participant, or volunteer. The Volunteer is responsible for the Volunteer’s own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of participation in activities of the Peninsula Optimist Club.

    1) Waiver and Release: I release and forever discharge and hold harmless Peninsula Optimist Club 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 the activities as a Volunteer with the Peninsula Optimist Club, including claims arising out of negligence. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges Peninsula Optimist Club from any liability or claim that I may have against Peninsula Optimist Club with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services the Volunteer provides to Peninsula Optimist Club or occurring while Volunteer is providing volunteer services.

    2) Insurance: I affirm that I am covered by primary medical insurance and understand that I am responsible for my medical bills if an injury occurs. Further, I understand that Peninsula Optimist Club does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide the Volunteer with financial or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability benefits or insurance of any nature in the event of the Volunteer’s injury, illness, death or damage to his or her property. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of Peninsula Optimist Club beyond what may be offered freely by Peninsula Optimist Club in the event of such injury or medical expenses incurred by the Volunteer.

    3) Assumption of Risk: I understand that the services provided by me to Peninsula Optimist Club may include activities that are inherently dangerous to me, including but not limited to carrying large or heavy objects, using sharp utensils, or working in cold or wet conditions. I hereby expressly assume the risk of injury or harm to me from these activities and Release Peninsula Optimist Club from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the services I provide as a volunteer or occurring while I am participating in events.

    4) Photographic Release: I, grant and convey to Peninsula Optimist Club all right, title, and interests in any and all photographs, images, video or audio recordings of the Volunteer or his or her likeness or voice made by Peninsula Optimist Club in connection with the Volunteer participating in Peninsula Optimist Club events, including but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.

    5) Medical Treatment: I, hereby release and forever discharge Peninsula Optimist Club 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 Peninsula Optimist Club. I give my consent for the Peninsula Optimist Club to provide, administer, or obtain medical treatment for me.

    6) Other: I expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Oregon and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon. 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 submitting below, I, the above named Volunteer, express my understanding and intent to enter into this Release and Waiver of Liability knowingly and voluntarily.


MINOR Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability Form

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS!

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  • This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed on the above date on behalf of the minor child named above and the “Parent” having legal custody and/or the “Legal Guardian” also named above of the Participant or Volunteer (the “Guardian”), releases the Peninsula Optimist Club, a nonprofit Community Service Club organized and existing under the laws of the United States as a 501(c)(4) non-profit, each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents.

    The Optimist Club and its members are community volunteers and no supervision of any child is provided after scheduled Peninsula Optimist Club projects and/or sports activities. When an event has ended, the Optimist Club has no liability for any youth Participant or Volunteer.

    I, the Parent or Guardian of the above-named child, do hereby give my consent to his/her participation in all activities of the Peninsula Optimist Club.

    That the Participant and Guardian desire that the Participant engages in activities related to serving or participating in the non-profit’s activities as a player, Participant, or Volunteer of the Peninsula Optimist Club. That the Guardian and Participant are responsible for his/her own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of participation in activities of the Peninsula Optimist Club.

    1) Waiver and Release: We, the Participant and the Guardian release and forever discharge and hold harmless Peninsula Optimist Club and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of any nature, either in law or in equity, which arises or may hereafter arise from the activities as a Participant or Volunteer with the Peninsula Optimist Club. We understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges Peninsula Optimist Club from any liability or claim that we may have against Peninsula Optimist Club with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services the Volunteer provides to Peninsula Optimist Club or occurring while Volunteer is providing volunteer services.

    2) Insurance: I affirm that the Participant is covered by primary medical insurance and understand that I am responsible for my child’s medical bills if an injury occurs. Further, we understand that Peninsula Optimist Club 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 of any nature in the event of my injury, illness, death or damage to my property. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of Peninsula Optimist Club beyond what may be offered freely by Peninsula Optimist Club in the event of such injury or medical expenses incurred by me.

    3) Assumption of Risk: As a Participant or Volunteer, I hereby expressly assume the risk of injury or harm of my child from these activities and release Peninsula Optimist Club from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the services I provide as a Volunteer or occurring while my child is participating in events.

    4) Photographic Release: I grant and convey to Peninsula Optimist Club all right, title, and interests in any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my likeness or voice (or my child/ward) made by Peninsula Optimist Club in connection with my (or my child/ward) participating in Peninsula Optimist Club events.

    5) Medical Treatment: I give my consent for medical treatment of my child/ward by the closest hospital, doctor, or medical facility should injury occur.

    6) Other: The Peninsula Optimist Club is not responsible for any incidents for Participants or others while the Participant is en route or returning from an Optimist activity. Private birthday parties, family outings, children’s parties, or other similar events where multiple team members may be present are NOT Peninsula Optimist Club events and are NOT the responsibility of the Peninsula Optimist Club.

    By submitting above, I, the above-named Parent/Legal Guardian, express my understanding and intent to enter into this Release and Waiver of Liability knowingly and voluntarily.