I, [name printed] have agreed of my own free will to work as a volunteer for The Evanston Wilmette Golf Course Association d/b/a Canal Shores (“Canal Shores”). I understand that I will be performing or helping to perform various tasks related to, and in conjunction with, the operation and maintenance of a golf course, including but not limited to the removal of trees and other vegetation, and digging or repairing sand traps.
In connection with my volunteer services, I agree that I: (a) am not an employee or agent of Canal Shores; (b) am not entitled to payments or compensation of any kind, Worker Compensation or other benefits, or medical or other insurance through Canal Shores; (c) am expected to maintain my own health insurance while rendering volunteer services at Canal Shores; and (d) have not been advised by a medical professional to refrain from performing the type of activities encompassed by this Agreement.
I understand that while volunteering I may be photographed or videorecorded. I agree to allow my photograph, image, likeness, and name to be used for any golf course related purpose by Canal Shores and its assigns. This Agreement cannot be amended except through a document signed by all parties hereto. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, void, or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall remain valid and enforceable notwithstanding.
Acknowledgement & Acceptance Of Risks
I acknowledge and accept the following: (a) Canal Shores does not guarantee the safety of its volunteers; (b) there are inherent risks in being on a golf course and adjacent areas, including but not limited to being struck by a golf ball; (c) there are inherent risks in performing the volunteer services encompassed by this Agreement; (d) dangers and hazards associated with my volunteer services can be unforeseen; (e) providing volunteer services to Canal Shores involves the potential for serious injury or death; (f) I have the right to review each volunteer activity prior to my participation and choose whether to participate; (g) this Agreement disqualifies me from recovering damages from Canal Shores if I am injured while providing volunteer services; and (h) I expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in connection with my volunteer services to Canal Shores.
Waiver, Release, Hold Harmless, And Indemnification
In consideration of the volunteer opportunities afforded to me, on behalf of myself and my heirs, guardians, administrators, executors, assigns, successors, and agents, I agree to fully and forever release, discharge, and promise not to sue, and also agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Canal Shores, and its past, present and future directors, officers, employees, associates, consultants, principals, agents, insurers, and other volunteers from and against all suits, proceedings, claims, causes of action, damages, liability,
negligence, losses, injuries (whether physical or emotional), judgments, demands, costs, attorney’s fees, whether known or unknown, whether in law or equity, whether foreseen or unforeseen, which arise or may hereafter arise that relate to, arise out of, are associated with, or are in connection with my volunteer services provided to Canal Shores.