Site Visit & Volunteer Agreement
Purpose of the Site Visit & Volunteer Agreement
This agreement outlines the commitment, code of conduct and other policies regarding volunteers at Revive the Roots. We ask all visitors and volunteers to read and sign the document for our records to ensure everyone is provided with a safe, pleasant and enriching experience at Revive the Roots!
Our mission is to create ecologically regenerative and dynamic social spaces through the education and practice of permaculture.
Definition of a Volunteer
A volunteer is someone who at the request of Revive the Roots donates their time and talent without the expectation of financial compensation. As a volunteer we will not enforce or coerce you into working, however we value and respect the work that is done and do expect you to uphold the commitments outlined in this policy.
Volunteers under 18
We welcome volunteers of all ages, however volunteers under the age of 18 must have the consent of a parent or legal guardian before commencing any voluntary work.
While at Revive the Roots visitors & volunteers must conduct themselves in accordance with the values and mission of Revive the Roots. Volunteers must treat other volunteers, visitors, staff, the property and the surrounding environment with respect. Visitors & volunteers should always conduct themselves in a manner that protects their own safety and the safety of others. Verbal, physical, visual abuse or any type of bullying or discrimination will not be tolerated.
Health and Safety
- You must advise a supervisor before commencing work if you have any health issues that may affect your ability to complete certain tasks, work unsupervised or affect your work in any way.
- Visitors & Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing and equipment for the work undertaken and weather conditions (i.e boots, gloves, sun-hats, sun-screen).
- All Volunteers must follow directions of their supervisor and request help if they do not understand the directions fully or are unsure of their ability to complete the task.
By signing below, I agree to adhere to all visitors & volunteer policies and procedures outlined in this document. I realize that in performing tasks at Mowry Gardens/for Revive the Roots, there exists a risk of injury. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and executors, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Revive the Roots, its agents, and employees from any and all claims, cause of action, or demands, of any nature or cause, including costs and attorneys’ fees incurred by Revive the Roots in connection with the same, based on damages or injuries which may be incurred, or sustained by me in any way connected with my services for Revive the Roots.