FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL RESULT IN REMOVAL FROM THE COMMUNITY TNVR CAT PROGRAM.
I hereby certify that all information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and any misrepresentation or omissions of fact, misleading or false information on my part will be grounds for dismissal as a volunteer. Acceptance as a volunteer is contingent upon satisfactory references, verification of the information submitted on this application and satisfactory completion of mandatory requirements, which may include drug screening and criminal background check. I authorize that all employers, schools, or references thus contacted be released from all liability in answering questions related to my application. I therefore authorize you to make such investigations and inquiries you deem necessary in arriving at a decision to accept me as a volunteer.
In consideration of the opportunity afforded me to participate as a volunteer, I do hereby knowingly, freely and voluntarily release, waive, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH, its elected/appointed officials, directors, officers, employees, and agents (the “City”) from any and all liability, losses, expenses, damages, claims, causes of actions or judgments, including without limitation attorneys' fee and court costs, which may be sustained by me and /or my family directly or indirectly in connection with , or which may arise out of, my participation as a volunteer, regardless of City’s negligence . I further agree not to present myself as an officer, agent or employee of the City and acknowledge that I am participating as a volunteer for the City on my own time and outside the scope of my employment, that I am not considered an employee of the City, and am not entitled to any City compensation, stipend or fringe benefits.
I acknowledge that I am willingly and voluntarily participating as a volunteer in the Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Release (TNVR) program, with knowledge of the dangers involved. I acknowledge that participation may involve risk to my personal safety and carries with it the potential for injury, death, and property loss. I understand that the City makes no guarantees that my participation is free of hazards, including by way of example and not limitation, those associated with handling animals, terrain, equipment, weather, my personal health, my physical limitations, or the actions of others, and makes no guarantee ensuring my personal safety.
I further acknowledge that as a volunteer in the Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Release (TNVR) program, I will be engaging in an inherently dangerous activity, because stray/feral/community cats may be aggressive, and carry diseases. I hereby agree to expressly assume and accept any and all risks of injury, illness, or death which in any way arise out of such volunteering.
I further agree to abide by the City’s safety policies and procedures, criteria and requirements in addition to all safety instructions and directions provided by City personnel during a volunteer activity.
I further agree that any vehicle that I drive to, from, or during a volunteer activity is not property of or an instrumentality of the City but rather my own property. I acknowledge that the City will not be responsible or liable for any personal injury or property damage caused in whole or in part by my personal vehicle.
I declare myself to be physically sound and suffering from no condition, impairment, disease, infirmity, or other illness that would prevent from participating as a volunteer. I hereby acknowledge that it is recommended that a physician’s approval be obtained in advance of participation in the Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Release (TNVR) activities. I further acknowledge that I have either had a physical examination or has been given a physician’s permission to participate, or that I have decided to participate without the approval of my physician, and do hereby assume all responsibility for my volunteering in the City’s Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Release (TNVR) activities.