By signing my name below I recognize and acknowledge that working directly with animals entails inherent risks of injury to myself and or damage to my property. I also acknowledge that I have personal health insurance that will cover the cost of any injury sustained while conducting volunteer work. I understand that Be Fido’s Friend, NFP is not liable for any personal injury or damage to my property that may occur from animal interactions or otherwise. I understand it is my responsibility to report all injuries or damage to a BFF representative. I do hereby waive any and all claims, which I might otherwise have against the above organization. If I am unresponsive, I give staff members the permission to call appropriate authorities as well as the people I have listed as my contacts. In case of an emergency, I authorize BFF to arrange for emergency medical treatment after attempting to notify the contacts listed above. You are strongly urged to have a current tetanus vaccination to protect yourself in case you are cut, scratched, or otherwise injured in such a saw that a tetanus infection could harm your health. You are requested to meet privately with a BFF representative to discuss any physical conditions you may have, or medications you may be taking affecting your blood clotting function or your immune system.
I will treat all animals and other volunteers with respect and I will work as a team member with all volunteers.
I will abide by all BFF policies and procedures and follow the directions/instructions of the BFF representatives.
I agree to be supervised by the appropriate BFF representative and will report any problems that arise directly to the appropriate BFF representative and the Volunteer Coordinator.
I understand the possible risk of bringing home illnesses from the Shelter to personal pets or vice versa and must have current vaccinations for animals at home.
I agree to allow pictures of myself (or my child, if applicant is under 18) to be used, without compensation, for the purpose of promotion and publicity related to Be Fido’s Friend, NFP.
By entering your name below, you certify that the information you have given is true. You understand that Be Fido’s Friend reserves the right to deny your application for any reason. You further authorize the investigation of all statements in this application.