RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER
• I understand that because I may handle and/or come in contact with animals, it is important to discuss being vaccinated against tetanus with my physician. I release RescueConnect Animal Rescue, from all responsibility that may occur because of my not pursuing this matter further and I understand whatever decision I make is at my own risk. I have read, understand and agree to the above tetanus information.
• I acknowledge and understand that as a volunteer of RescueConnect Animal Rescue, I am not covered by workers’ compensation or any other insurance policy through RescueConnect Animal Rescue for any damages or injuries I may sustain during volunteer activities. I understand that I am responsible for obtaining health insurance coverage through an independent health insurance company.
• I fully understand that as a part of my volunteer work for RescueConnect Animal Rescue, I will come into contact with animals either by directly handling them, fostering or through assisting in their care and adoption. Further, I understand that working with animals carries a risk of injury, and that it is possible that I may be bitten, scratched, and/or otherwise injured.
• I fully understand that as a volunteer and/or foster home for RescueConnect Animal Rescue, my family may come in contact with animals at RescueConnect Animal Rescue events, and I and my family and/or guests may come into contact with animals in my home if I am fostering an animal. I understand that working with animals carries a risk of injury, and it is possible that my family and/or guests may be bitten, scratched and/or otherwise injured.
• My acceptance of this volunteer liability release attests to my intent to hold harmless and release from all liability RescueConnect Animal Rescue or any of its past, present or future Officers, agents, volunteers, employees or assigns, from all acts which are related to the normal performance of required and implied duties. My acceptance by electronic means is valid as if it were an original signature.
I have read and understood the foregoing, and I am 18 years of age or older.