I, the undersigned, wish to volunteer my services to Step Up On Second Street, Inc., a California non-profit corporation and its affiliated and related entities, subsidiaries and entities controlled by Step Up On Second Street, Inc. (all of which are hereinafter collectively referred to as “Step Up”). I understand that as a volunteer for Step Up I may engage in activities that include physical activity (including without limitation work with heavy tools and materials), contact with unidentified and unfamiliar persons, travel to and from unspecified locations, and other activities with the potential risk of injury.
I HEREBY FREELY, VOLUNTARILY AND WITHOUT DURESS EXECUTE THIS RELEASE:
I HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS STEP UP AND ALL OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY “STEP UP RELEASEES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, I MAY INCUR OR HAVE THAT ARISE OR MAY HEREAFTER ARISE IN ANY WAY RELATED TO MY VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES.
I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS RELEASE DISCHARGES STEP UP RELEASEES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR CLAIM THAT I MAY HAVE AGAINST STEP UP RELEASEES WITH RESPECT TO BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, ILLNESS, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE THAT I MAY INCUR OR SUFFER OR MAY RESULT IN ANY WAY FROM MY ACTIVITIES WITH, RELATED TO, OR ON BEHALF OF STEP UP, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT STEP UP AND THE STEP UP RELEASEES DO 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 OR ILLNESS.
I EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THIS RELEASE IS INTENDED TO BE AS BROAD AND INCLUSIVE AS PERMITTED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THAT THIS RELEASE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND INTERPRETED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. I ALSO AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT THAT ANY CLAUSE OR PROVISION OF THIS RELEASE 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.