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Release and Waiver of Liability

Release and Waiver of Liability

All TWP volunteers must fill out a Release and Waiver of Liability before volunteering for the organization. For your convenience, we have provided this online form.  Contact Kelly Grooms, Volunteer Coordinator, with any questions.


Please read carefully!  Upon submission, this is a legal acknowledgement of the following:

This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) is executed on DATE and TIME listed below, by NAME listed below (the “Volunteer”) in favor of The Whole Person, Inc., a Missouri nonprofit corporation, and its directors, officers, employees, volunteers and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”). 

The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for The Whole Person, Inc. and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer (the “Activities”).  The Volunteer understands that the Activities may include transporting consumers, assisting with physical labor, assisting with construction, providing IT support, collecting materials or food, or providing public outreach to members of the community.

The Volunteer hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release under the following terms:

  1. RELEASE AND WAIVER. In consideration of Volunteer’s participation as a volunteer for The Whole Person, Inc., and The Whole Person, Inc.’s agreement to permit Volunteer to engage in activities with The Whole Person, Inc. and the individuals it services, Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties and their 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 Activities with The Whole Person, Inc. Volunteer understands that this Release discharges the Released Parties from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against the Released Parties with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s Activities with The Whole Person, Inc., including, but not limited to, any liability or claim arising from or relating to the negligence of the Released Parties. Volunteer also understands that the Released Parties do 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.
  2. MEDICAL TREATMENT. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge the Released Parties from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the Volunteer’s Activities with The Whole Person, Inc.
  3. ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK. The Volunteer understands the Activities include work that may be hazardous to the Volunteer, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites. Volunteer hereby expressly and specifically assumes the risk of injury or harm in the Activities and releases the Released Parties, from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the Activities.
  4. INSURANCE. The Volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by The Whole Person, Inc. in writing, The Whole Person, Inc. does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any Volunteer. Each Volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage.
  5. PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE. Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto The Whole Person, Inc. all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by The Whole Person, Inc. during the Volunteer’s Activities with The Whole Person, Inc., including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
  6. OTHER. Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Missouri, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri. Volunteer agrees that in the event that any clause or provision, or portion of 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. This release shall remain valid and effective for all Activities engaged in by Volunteer unless Volunteer revokes the release by providing written notice to The Whole Person, Inc.  Volunteer agrees to be fully bound by this electronic release upon submission to The Whole Person, Inc.
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You will receive notification of this submission to the email address provided.  Please retain for your files. This release shall remain valid and effective for all Activities engaged in by Volunteer unless Volunteer revokes the release by providing written notice to The Whole Person.