MUN Student Volunteer Interest Form
For MUN Botanical Garden (MUNBG)
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  • Acknowledgement of Risks:

    I acknowledge and accept that there are inherent risks associated with volunteering at properties occupied by MUN Botanical Garden (the Garden).
    I understand that the property occupied by the Garden contains wild animals, cultivated and natural areas, walking trails and various buildings in and around which the Garden hosts and/or conducts activities and that I am responsible for respecting signage and acting in a safe manner.
    I also understand that the Garden follows Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)’s health and safety policies, adheres to MUN’s risk management guidelines and takes every reasonable effort to ensure that volunteer venues are set-up and used in a safe manner. I understand and acknowledge that these policies and guidelines apply to activities in which I engage as a volunteer.
    In signing this Volunteer Interest Form I expressly and specifically assume all risk of injury or harm associated with my volunteer activities with the Garden.
  • Please enter your initials that this has been read.
  • Acceptance of Volunteer Obligations:

    As a volunteer, I hereby accept each of the following obligations as indicated by my initials above:
    - to assume all risks when working in and around the Garden and in other areas where activities and/or events are conducted and/or hosted
    - to follow all relevant policies and practices brought to my attention
    - to acknowledge that I am not to be regarded as an employee of MUNBG, or MUN
    - to agree that I am not entitled to any employment benefits or payment for my volunteered services
    - to be respectful in all my interactions with people and with the natural environment
    - to carry out my volunteer tasks in a safe and diligent manner minimizing risks to myself and others
    - to work under the assigned supervisor’s direction
    - to keep confidential any personal information to which I may gain access
  • Please enter your initials that this has been read.
  • Release, Indeminfication & Certification:

    I hereby agree to release and waive liability for all claims that I have, or may in the future have, against the Garden, MUN, its agents, servants and employees, or any person(s), entities or organization(s) associated in any way with this Agreement, from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that they I suffer as a result of this Agreement due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence, breach of contract, or breach of any statutory or other duty of care, on behalf of the Garden or MUN.
    I hereby indemnify and shall hold harmless the Garden, MUN, its agents, servants and employees (each of the foregoing being hereinafter referred to individually as "Indemnified Party") against all claims, demands, causes of action, actions, judgments, or other liability (other than liability solely the fault of the Indemnified Party) arising out of, resulting from, or in connection with this Agreement.

    I also hereby certify that the information I have provided on this Volunteer Application is true and accurate.
  • Please enter your full name to indicate that the above has been read.
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  • Personal Information & Privacy Disclaimer

    The information provided on this form is for the exclusive, confidential use of FOG and MUNBG and will be maintained in accordance with Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
For More Information:
Please go to our website www.mun.ca/botgarden
or contact us at:
(709) 864-8590
garden@mun.ca