This Volunteer Agreement, hereinafter referred to as "Agreement," is entered into and made effective as of 10/23/2021 (the "Effective Date") by and between the following parties:
First Name Last Name (the "Volunteer"), having a primary address at the following:
City, State Zip
Email: Email Address
and Reciprocity, Inc. (the "Organization"), a non-profit, organized under the laws of the state of Michigan, having its principal location at the following address
1600 Pebble Beach Dr
Pontiac, MI 48340
Volunteer and Organization may be referred to individually as "Party" and collectively as the "Parties."
WHEREAS, Volunteer wishes to donate their time to the Organization;
WHEREAS, Organization would like to accept Volunteer's service;
NOW, therefore, in consideration of the promises and covenants contained herein, as well as other good and valuable consideration (the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged), the Parties do hereby agree as follows:
ARTICLE 1 - VOLUNTEER SERVICES:
Volunteer will be donating time to the organization in the capacity of the following: Volunteer (the "Role").
In the Role, Volunteer will be providing the following services (the "Volunteering Services"):
Volunteer plans to volunteer in the Role for hours each month.
ARTICLE 2 - NO WAGES:
Volunteer understands that this role is without wages, a salary, or other benefits. This is an exclusively voluntary role so that Volunteer may provide assistance to the Organization.
ARTICLE 3 - REIMBURSEMENT:
Volunteer may be reimbursed for the following expenses insomuch with the express written consent and preapproval of authorized personnel of the Organization:
- Software purchases and subscriptions
- Computer hardware
- Any other preapproved expense
ARTICLE 4 - RELATIONSHIP:
Nothing herein shall be taken to establish any partnership, joint venture, agency, or employment relationship. Volunteer is, and at all times will be, a volunteer only. Volunteer shall receive no benefits from Organization, such as health insurance, paid vacation, or sick days. Volunteer shall be responsible for all of Volunteer's own taxes.
ARTICLE 5 - SUPERVISOR:
Volunteer's direct supervisor will be the following: Cameron Underdown (the "Supervisor"). Volunteer agrees to follow all directions given by the Supervisor, as well as any and all rules and instructions provided by Organization. Volunteer may also be assigned other supervisors, including other volunteers, from time-to-time.
ARTICLE 6 - TRAINING:
Volunteer may be asked to undergo training for the Organization. Volunteer understands that such training may be an essential component of being able to volunteer in the Role. Volunteer agrees to complete such training prior to beginning in the Role with Organization.
ARTICLE 7 - INDEMNITY:
Organization hereby agrees to indemnify Volunteer against any and all damage, liability, and loss, as well as legal fees and costs incurred, as a result of any act or omission of Organization, Organization's employees, or Organization's agents related to the Volunteering Services rendered under this Agreement.
Volunteer hereby agrees to indemnify Organization against any and all damage, liability, and loss as a result of any act or omission of Volunteer related to the Volunteering Services rendered under this Agreement.
Article 8 - RELEASE OF LIABILITY:
Volunteer hereby releases and discharges Organization and Organization's assigns, successors, officers, employees, agents, executors, partners, administrators or any other legal representatives along with anyone claiming through them (hereinafter, collectively, the "Released Parties"), in their individual capacity or in their business capacities, of all claims, causes of actions, liabilities, disputes, demands, damages, agreements, contracts, obligations, promises, debts, and/or accounts of any kind or any nature, whether currently known or unknown, for any damage, loss, or injury of or relating to the Volunteering Services which Volunteer has or ever had or may have in the future against Organization or any of the Released Parties, except in the cases defined under section 209(1)(c) of the Nonprofit Corporation Act, 1982 PA 162, MCL 450.2209.
ARTICLE 9 - TERMINATION:
This Agreement may be terminated by either party at any time.
ARTICLE 10 - EMERGENCY CONTACT:
The Volunteer's emergency contact shall be:
Name: First Name Last Name
ARTICLE 11 - GENERAL PROVISIONS:
a) GOVERNING LAW: This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Michigan and any applicable federal law. Both Parties consent to jurisdiction under the state and federal courts within the state of Michigan. The Parties agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather mandatory in nature.
b) LANGUAGE: All communications made or notices given pursuant to this Agreement shall be in the English language.
c) ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous understandings, whether written or oral.
d) HEADINGS: Headings to this Agreement are for convenience only and shall not be construed to limit or otherwise affect the terms of this Agreement.