Thank you for your interest in joining us as a volunteer!
Green Venture empowers Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities to make our city a climate champion.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Green Venture! The following agreement outlines the terms and conditions of the position. As a volunteer, you agree to the following:
This agreement does not signify any type of employer relationship with Green Venture. I am not entitled to pay including salary, benefits, or workplace compensation.
I am entitled to appropriate training related to my role as a volunteer.
I will adhere to the policies and procedures outlined to me as responsibilities of my volunteer position.
Please note: if the volunteer is under 18 years of age, the parent or legal guardian of the volunteer must sign off on the following elements on behalf of the volunteer at the end of this waiver.
As a volunteer for Green Venture I, or my dependent, am freely providing my services to this project, and I am voluntarily choosing to accept all risks of injury, known and unknown, including serious injury or death, arising from or while performing volunteer services. Green Venture maintains liability insurance for all volunteer activities provided I follow the health and safety precautions outlined. I and my estate agree to willingly participate in health and safety training provided by Green Venture. I understand these activities do have risks and I will act accordingly. I understand that if my actions are outside of the rules and precautions outlined for the day’s activities I agree to fully release, indemnity, and hold harmless the officials, directors, administrators, employees, agents and volunteers of Hamilton-Wentworth Green Venture from and against any and all claims, liabilities, or expenses whatsoever, including medical and/or legal.
I desire to work as a volunteer for Green Venture and engage in the day's activities. I understand the activities, and associated responsibilities and risks, including but not limited to: physical injury including broken bones or sprains/strain related to physical labour, sunburn, possible tripping hazards, allergic reactions, and physical fatigue.
If applicable to the role, I take full responsibility for my safety and privacy while using the internet for activities related to Green Venture.
I understand that if I do not follow guidelines and respect all volunteers and supervisors my involvement may be revoked.
I understand that in volunteering with Green Venture, I am committing myself to act in compliance with the beliefs, values, policies, and processes of Green Venture.
I understand that safety and training and accountability are key support for my position. I will actively participate in health and safety training and ask a question when something is unclear. I will fulfill any task to which I am assigned or contact a supervisor if I am not able or comfortable with completing a task.
I know that Green Venture will maintain a file with all applicants in compliance with appropriate legislation. This information is private and will be kept in a secure location.
Consent for Media Release:
Green Venture programs and events often include taking photography and video content.
I understand and agree that these photographs and/or videos may be used in the promotion of Green Venture. They may be published or used for any application in newspapers, magazines, film, television commercials, posters, slide presentations, electronic communication formats, or otherwise displayed to the public or used for educational, fundraising, communication, information or training purposes—either in whole or in part by Green Venture or a third party on Green Venture’s behalf. I understand and agree that I will not receive any compensation for the taking or use of these photographs and/or videos.
By typing your name in the box below, you recognize that this e-signature represents that of a legally binding signature.
If Volunteer is under 18 years of age:
I am the parent or legal guardian of the Volunteer. I am of legal age and am freely signing this agreement. I have read this form and understand that by signing this form, I am giving up legal rights and remedies.
Parent or Legal Guardian E-Signature: By typing your name in the box below, you recognize that this e-signature represents that of a legally binding signature.