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DMCVB Volunteer Waiver of Liability and Indemnification

In consideration to participate as a volunteer for Detroit Metro Convention  Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) events. please agree to the following terms:

  1. I acknowledge that I desire to perform volunteer services for the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB),

  2. I acknowledge, understand and declare that:

    a. To the best of my knowledge, I am in GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION and have no disease or injury that would be aggravated by participating as a volunteer;

    b. Participating as a volunteer may involve RISK OF INJURY TO ME, INCLUDING DEATH LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ME OR MY PROPERTY, OR OTHER CONSEQUENCES which might only result from my own actions, inactions or negligence, but also the actions, inactions or negligence of others, or the conditions of the premises or of any equipment used:

    c. There may be OTHER RISKS NOT known or not reasonably foreseeable.

  3. I agree that:

    a. Prior to participating as a volunteer, I will INSPECT the facilities and equipment to be used and if I believe the same to be unsafe, I will immediately REPORT such conditions to the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau at (313) 202-1800 and either DECLINE TO PARTICIPATE OR ASSUME THE RISK of volunteering.

    b. Participating as a volunteer may involve RISK OF INJURY TO ME, INCLUDING DEATH LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ME OR MY PROPERTY, OR OTHER CONSEQUENCES which might only result from my own actions, inactions or negligence, but also the actions, inactions or negligence of others, or the conditions of the premises or of any equipment used:

    c. There may be OTHER RISKS NOT known or not reasonably foreseeable.

  4. I consent to ALL EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT as may be deemed appropriate under existing circumstances by medical personnel.

  5. RELEASE/IDEMNITY. As consideration for the opportunity to volunteer for the DMCVB discussed herein, I, on behalf of myself and my spouse, children, representatives, heirs, successors and assigns, hereby release, discharge and waive any and all claims, demands, actions or liabilities that either I or my spouse, children, representatives, heirs, successors and assigns now have or may hereafter have for injury, damages or other relief of any kind whatsoever resulting from or in any way related to my volunteer work with the DMCVB. I further agree that neither I nor my spouse, children and representatives heirs, successors and assigns, will make a claim against or sue the DMCVB, their respective Board of Directors, employees or agents for any injury, damages or other relief including any and all worker's compensation and/or disability claims however caused, resulting from or in any way related to my volunteer work with DMCVB. On behalf of myself and my estate, I hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the DMCVB, their respective Board of Directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any claims, demands, actions, or liabilities, including attorney's fees and costs, should I or my spouse, children, representatives, heirs, successors, and assigns take any action in violation of provisions of this agreement. I understand that if I drive a vehicle in connection with my volunteer services, I must and will maintain automobile liability insurance with limits of liability consistent with requirements under Michigan law.

  6. KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY EXECUTION. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT AND RELEASE ALL PARTIES FROM LIABILITY AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS, AND SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. I AM ALSO AWARE THAT THIS IS AN AGREEMENT AND THAT IT IS A BINDING CONTRACT ON ME, MY SPOUSE, CHILDREN, REPRESENTATIVES, HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS AND THAT IT IS ENFORCEABLE BY THE DMCVB.


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
211 W. Fort St., Ste. 1000
Detroit, Michigan 48226
313-202-1800