In consideration of being allowed to volunteer with the Organization, and other good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I, the undersigned, hereby release the International Institute of St. Louis and any of its agents, assigns, parents, subsidiaries, employees, officers, directors, officers, volunteers, predecessors, successors and affiliated businesses or entities from any present and future claims including, without limitation, claims for negligence, property damage, personal injury and wrongful death, arising from my participation in as a volunteer for the organization. Furthermore, I hereby voluntarily waive any and all claims, both present and future, arising from my participation as a volunteer for the International Institute of St. Louis, including but not limited to claims for negligence, property damage, personal injury and wrongful death. I agree that my assignees, heirs, distributes, guardians and other legal representatives will not make a claim against, or sue for injury or damage resulting from the negligence or other acts, howsoever caused, by any employee, officer, agent, or volunteer of the Organization as a result of my participation as a volunteer.
If my volunteer service includes driving an automobile, I acknowledge that I have both a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance policy as required by state law. I agree to maintain my license and insurance in good standing for my entire tenure as a volunteer for the Organization and continually provide the Institute with current copies of both documents. I am knowledgeable of and agree to abide by local and state traffic laws. I agree not to drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or other intoxicating substances. I waive, release and discharge the International Institute of St. Louis, its trustees, officers and employees from any claims, demands, costs, causes of action, or damage as a result of property loss or damage, or personal injuries sustained to myself and to passengers of a vehicle that I am driving.
I have read this Volunteer Agreement and Release (“Release”) and fully understand that by signing this Release, I am giving up legal rights and/or remedies which may be available to me. In signing this form, I understand and agree to the terms and conditions it contains related to volunteering my services to the International Institute of St. Louis.
If any portion of this Release shall be determined to be void, voidable or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then the remainder of the Release shall remain in effect and be construed for maximum enforceability.