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Submission of this Volunteer Application does not result automatically in membership. The undersigned (hereinafter referred to as "the volunteer") hereby agrees to volunteer his or her services to Retriever Rescue of Colorado, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "RROC"). The volunteer acknowledges and understands that the dogs involved in RROC's program may be untrained, unhealthy, and/or unfriendly, and that RROC makes no representations whatsoever regarding the dogs' temperament, health (including the absence of diseases transmissible to humans or to other animals), ability, attitude, past experiences, or trainability.
The volunteer assumes all risks relating to working with the RROC dogs. The volunteer hereby releases RROC, its officers, directors, and volunteers from any and all claims, actions, liabilities, damages, and costs of any kind arising out of volunteering for RROC. In any member of the volunteer's household or a visitor to the volunteer's home or in the volunteer's vehicle makes a claim, the volunteer will indemnify, defend, and hold RROC and the RROC officers, directors, and volunteers harmless from such claim.
The volunteer agrees that he/she is over the age of eighteen or will submit written permission from a parent or legal guardian to volunteer with RROC. The volunteer understands that if his/her membership application is accepted, he/she understand that he/she will be representing a nonprofit organization when doing volunteer work for RROC. The volunteer agrees that while carrying out any volunteer work for RROC, he/she shall not engage in activities that are prohibited to a nonprofit, tax exempt organization. The volunteer shall not profit financially by any activities performed as a RROC volunteer.
The volunteer agrees not to represent RROC in any type of political activity such as political initiatives or endorsing or condemning candidates for office. The volunteer understands that he/she may be held personally liable for any direct consequences of such misrepresentation.
The volunteer hereby affirms that he/she/we are not currently under disciplinary action by the American Kennel Club, any national breed club, or any local kennel club, has/have not been convicted of any charges of cruelty, abuse, or neglect of animals, and am/are not engaged in large scale commercial breeding or sale of dogs. I/We agree to abide by the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of RROC.