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(“Volunteer”) releases COMBAT COOKIES, (“Nonprofit”), a nonprofit organization organized and existing under the laws of the State of Indiana and each of its directors, officers and employees. The Volunteer aspires to provide volunteer services for Nonprofit and engage in activities related to serving as a volunteer in a teamwork-oriented environment.

Volunteer understands that the mission of a Volunteer’s relationship with Nonprofit is solely on a volunteer status and that no compensation is expected in return for services provided by Volunteer. The Nonprofit will not provide any type of benefits traditionally associated with employment to Volunteer; and that Volunteer is solely responsible for his/her own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of Volunteer’s services to Nonprofit.

  • Waiver and Release: I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless Nonprofit 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 Nonprofit. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges Nonprofit from any liability or claim that I may have against Nonprofit with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services I provide to Nonprofit or occurring while I am providing volunteer services.

  • Assumption of Risk: I understand that the services I provide to Nonprofit may include activities that may be hazardous to me including, but not limited to working in a bakery, involving inherently dangerous activities and Release Nonprofit from all liability.

  • Insurance: I understand that Nonprofit 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 directly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of Nonprofit beyond what may be offered freely by Nonprofit in the event of injury or medical expenses incurred by me.

  • Medical Treatment: I hereby Release and forever discharge Nonprofit 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 occupancy as a Volunteer with Nonprofit.

  • Photographic Release: I grant and disclose to Nonprofit all right, title, and interests in any and all photographs, images, video, any form of social media, and any recordings of me or my likeness or voice made by Nonprofit in connection with my providing volunteer services to Nonprofit.

  • Other: As a volunteer, I directly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Indiana and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana. I agree that in the event any clause or provision of this Release is deemed invalid, the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Release shall not be affected.


Volunteer Duties

The following are the responsibilities and expectations of the volunteer:

1. In person training or Combat Cookies training video must be attended/viewed prior to volunteering

2. Act as an ambassador and represent Combat Cookies in a positive and professional manner

3. Perform roles as a volunteer under the supervision and instruction of the supervisor

4. Comply with the organizational rules and policies at all times

5. Comply with rules and policies of the event host at all times

6. Provide reports in a timely manner, when requested

7. Perform tasks that are in line with the objectives of the organization

8. Volunteer opportunities are all inclusive, regardless of skills and abilities 

9. Discrimination of any sort (race, gender, ability, religion, etc) will not be tolerated​

10. Ensure that you will not partake of or be under the effect of drugs or alcohol while volunteering

11. Commitments made to volunteer should be taken seriously

12. Make all attempts to keep your scheduled volunteer commitments to us and notify us in a timely manner if your commitment      cannot be kept

13. Respond to requests regarding volunteering for events within a timely manner

14. Understand if we contact you at least 3 times for volunteer opportunities and you do not reply in a timely manner, we will assume you are no longer interested in volunteering for us

15. Carry out volunteer tasks according to the scheduled hours

16. Long hair must be pulled back and a hairnet or hat must be worn while inside bakery

17. Vinyl or Latex gloves must be worn when directly touching food ingredients

18. Appropriate clothing must be worn, no tank tops inside the bakery or at events. Close-toed shoes must be worn inside the bakery

19. Volunteers must be 10 or older. Ages 10-15 must be supervised by a parent or guardian for the duration of volunteering

20. Reimbursement or compensation is not allowed for gas, food or any other expenses incurred while volunteering, unless traveling more than 90 miles one way


Combat Cookies Duties

The following are the responsibilities and expectations of Combat Cookies::

1. Provide adequate training instructions, and information that shall effectively meet the required expectations from the volunteer

2. Treat every volunteer with respect throughout their volunteering experience

3. Formulate and provide a systematic and holistic approach that shall endeavor in the development and conduct of individuals in Combat Cookies

4. Be available for the volunteer at all times especially in support and encouragement that shall achieve the desired results

5. Be receptive to any comments, feedback and suggestions from the volunteer

6. Provide a safe working environment for the volunteer

The volunteer agreement will be printed and ready for you to sign on your first day of volunteering. This form does not need to be signed each time you volunteer, only the first time. A copy of this is also located in the Combat Cookies Volunteer Handbook.

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