Volunteer for the 2019 Frank Lloyd Wright Races

Waiver and Release of All Claims and Assumption of Risk

Please read carefully and be aware that in consideration for providing volunteer services, you will be expressly assuming the risk and waiving and releasing claims for injuries, damages or loss which you may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with youir volunteer services (including transportation services/vehicle operations, when provided).

Important Information for Volunteers

The Park District of Oak Park is committed to conducting its recreation programs and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of volunteers in high regard. The Park District continually strives to reduce such risks and ask that all volunteers follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect the volunteer's safety. We also hope that all volunteers will share any safety concerns or hazards that they notice while with the Park District so that they may be addressed. However, volunteers must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to volunteer for any activity or program. 
Please recognize that the Park District carries only limited medical accident coverage for volunteers. For this reason, it is strongly urged that all voluteers review their own health insurance policy for coverage. Additionally, each volunteer is solely responsible for determining if he/she is physically fit and/or properly skilled for a volunteer acitivity. It is always advisable to consult a physician before any physical activity.

Warning of Risk

Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment there is still a risk of serious injury when providing volunteer services. Understandably, not all hazards and dangers are foreseeable. Volunteers must understand that depending on the scope of the volunteer services, certain risks, dangers and injuires due to inclement weather, slips and falls, inadequate or defective equipment, failure in supervision or instruction, premises defecrs, horseplay, carelessness, lack of skill or technique, and all other circumstances inherent to the particular volunteer services exist. In this regard it must be recognize that it is impossible for the Park District to guarantee absolute safety. 
By signing the Volunteer Application, as a volunteer, you recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to volunteers in the event, and voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss regardless of severity that you may sustain as a result of your volunteer services. You further agree to waive and relinquish all claimes you may have as a result of your volunteer services against the Park District, including its officers, officials, agents, volunteers, and employees.

By entering my name below, I affirm that I have read and agree to the waivers and acknowledgements listed and checked above. Further, I am an athlete over 18 years of age, or the parent/legal guardian of minor under 18 years of age, or legal guardian of incapacitated and/or mentally challenged person.