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Volunteer Details

Scheduling Details

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Terms & Conditions


Principle and guidelines approved by temple Executive Committee for Volunteers

1. Temple expects and recommends that volunteer be loyal and dedicated to God and Temple.

2. Temple recommends that volunteer be responsible for his/her own safety and all others.

3. Temple expects that volunteer be courteous to every person in the temple.

4. Temple recommends that volunteer be sincere and follow his/her assigned duties in the temple and notifies if he/she could not attend to his/her duties.

5. Temple recommends that volunteer be flexible and understanding for any possible changes to be made in their schedule due to necessity and unanticipated requirements.

6. Temple recommends that volunteer be aware that there may be age, gender and experience requirements in some areas of volunteers work.

7. Volunteers will be required to work under the guidance of lead volunteers.

8. Temple reserves the right to deny the service of any volunteer's service if it feels necessary due to any unforeseen circumstances.

9. Temple expects volunteers to follow all the general, ethical, cultural and religious guidelines followed in the temple.

10. Temple is not responsible for any accidental or any other injury, disability or loss of belongings with in the temple.

11. All Registered volunteers are privileged to eat at the temple free of cost, but no free carry out is permitted. The Temple expects the volunteers to follow this strictly.

12. Volunteers are free to consume food while at the service of the Temple. However, they are not allowed to share or provide free food to family members and friends.

13. Kitchen Chair,Prasadam Committee Chair, Co-Chair and Office Manager on duty in consultation with each other will have the sole authority to instruct Kitchen staff to make additional food items as required. No other Volunteers will instruct Kitchen staff to cook or make additional items at any given time.

14. Religious volunteers are required NOT to congregate in front to observe any special celebrations. They are there to guide the devotees and help priests.

15. The Temple management reserves the right to terminate the services of any volunteer if

  (a) The volunteer fails to observe the above guidelines.

  (b) the volunteer’s conduct and behavior are deemed to be detrimental to the principles and policies of the Temple operation.

Waiver of Liability

This Waiver of Liability (the “Waiver”) executed on this by ________________(the “Volunteer”) in favor of Sri Venkateswara Swami ( Balaji) Temple of Greater Chicago, Aurora, IL ., a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Illinois, USA.

I, the Volunteer, desire to work as a volunteer for SVS Balaji Temple and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer.

I hereby freely and voluntarily, without duress, execute this Waiver under the following terms:

1. Waiver and Release. I, the Volunteer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless SVS Balaji Temple and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from my volunteer work with SVS Balaji Temple.

I understand and acknowledge that this Waiver discharges SVS Balaji Temple from any liability or claim that I, the Volunteer, may have against SVS Balaji Temple with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from my participation on the SVS Balaji Temple work site. I also understand that SVS Balaji Temple does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health or disability insurance, in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage.

2. Insurance. I, the Volunteer, understand that I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of SVS Balaji Temple beyond what may be offered freely by the representative of SVS Balaji Temple in the event of such injury or medical expense.

3. Medical Treatment. I hereby release and forever discharge SVS Balaji Temple from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my time with SVS Balaji Temple.

4. Assumption of the Risk. I understand that my time with SVS Balaji Temple may include activities that may be hazardous to me, including, but not limited to, construction activities, loading and unloading of heavy equipment and materials, and local transportation to and from the work sites. I hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities and release SVS Balaji Temple from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the activities of my time with SVS Balaji Temple.

5. Photographic Release. I grant and convey unto SVS Balaji Temple all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by SVS Balaji Temple during my work for SVS Balaji Temple, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.

6. Other. I expressly agree that this Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Illinois in the United States of America, and that this Waiver shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Waiver shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable.

I, the volunteer, agree to assume any and all risk associated with working in close proximity to other volunteers and temple staff who may not be in peak physical and mental health. Furthermore, I agree not to hold the temple responsible for any issues or incidents arising from such proximity.

I, the volunteer do hereby state that I am physically and mentally fit to discharge my assigned duties at the temple. Should it be determined otherwise, I agree not to hold the temple responsible for taking action it deems appropriate including , but not limited to termination of my services.

Signature (by typing your name below you agree to the above statement)