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2024 ArborFest: Volunteer Registration

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Volunteer Opportunities

Choose what type of job fits you best.

Tree Planting: Plant trees in the surrounding neighborhoods (great way to keep families and group volunteers together!) 

Site Leader: Help leads a group of volunteers in planting trees during the event. (*Extra training is required!*)

Friday 1pm-4pm, Saturday 9am-12pm, or Saturday 1pm-4pm

Each individual MUST register themselves, but this way we can try and group you up together to plant trees!

Volunteer Demographics

*for data collection only

Minor Volunteer Registration (if applicable)

For volunteer participants under 18 years of age and whom you are the legal guardian of.
You must be the legal guardian.

Release, Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risk

By signing this Registration and Emergency Medical Authorization Form (the “Registration Form”), the undersigned (the “Participant”) hereby releases and discharges Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (“FGRP”) and its officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents and any other related parties (“Representatives”) from any and all actions, claims, and/or demands for damages, wrongful death, or personal injury that the Participant now has or may have in the future arising out of an injury or loss sustained as a result of participation in FGRP activities or events. Participant, covenants, represents, and warrants that he/she does not have any health or medical conditions that would affect his/her ability to participate in FGRP activities or events. Furthermore, the Participant agrees that the Participant and his/her assignees, heirs, guardians, and/or legal representatives shall not make a claim against or bring suit against FGRP or its Representatives for any injury or damage resulting from the acts of FGRP and/or its Representatives, however, such acts are caused and whether such acts are active or passive.

Medical Release and Waiver

The Participant hereby authorizes FGRP and its Representatives to take whatever actions may be necessary to obtain emergency medical care in the event such care is warranted. These actions may include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) attempting to contact the Participant’s relative, parent, guardian or other emergency contact; and (2) calling 911 for emergency assistance and allowing emergency personnel to transport the Participant by ambulance or otherwise to a hospital as recommended by such emergency personnel. The Participant understands that the Participant shall be solely responsible for any and all medical costs incurred as a result of a medical emergency and subsequent treatment.
Photo Release

The Participant hereby grants FGRP the right to use the Participant’s image and/or likeness for publication and promotional purposes. The Participant agrees that FGRP may use the Participant’s image and likeness in any form and in any forum, including, without limitation, print, video, and/or other analog or digital form via the internet, television, or other promotional or display medium. The Participant further agrees that any uses described may be made without additional compensation or consideration. The Participant grants FGRP the right to crop or treat the Participant’s image and/or likeness in its sole discretion and agrees that FGRP may choose to use such image and likeness now or at a later date. The Participant hereby waives any right to inspect or approve any finished work that includes the Participant’s image or likeness.

*if you do not want your photo taken, please inform the on-site photographer

Emergency Contact Information

Thank you!

Thank you so much for being involved in our bi-annual tree planting! We look forward to working with you soon.