Policy Statement
 

The Volunteer Center of Story County reserves the right to refuse registration to any person or organization whose actions, volunteer program and/or purpose is determined to be contrary to the values of the Volunteer Center of Story County.

A Partner Agency may not discriminate negatively in their services and/or acceptance of volunteers in regard to race, gender, age, marital status, religion, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.

The Volunteer Center of Story County will not promote religious or political volunteer opportunities or activities.

Agreement:
The Volunteer Center of Story County Agrees to:

  • Recruit and aid volunteers in the registration and search process
  • Develop and maintain a database of ongoing opportunities throughout StoryCounty for volunteers and partner agencies
  • Provide training on posting volunteer opportunities for partner agencies
  • Gain familiarity with the general purpose and programs of partner agencies and their need for volunteers
  • Promote recognition of volunteers for their service to the community

Partner Agencies agree to:

  • Appoint an individual to service as a liaison with the Volunteer Center of Story County that is qualified to coordinate volunteer activities and receive inquiries for service
  • Acquire sufficient knowledge of how to register and post volunteer opportunities
  • Post volunteer opportunities in a timely manner allowing sufficient time for adequate marketing

Partner agencies agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Volunteer Center of Story County from any and all claims, liability, loss, damage, or expense resulting from, relating to, or arising out of any relationship existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Partner Agency and the VCSC, or expense resulting from, relating to, or arising out of any relationship existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Partner Agency and the VCSC, or arising out of or related acts or activities of any individual referred by the VCSC to a Partner Agency whether arising in tort or contract, whether stemming from injury to person or damage to property, and whether resulting from malfeasance, nonfeasance, or misfeasance.

It is expressly understood and agreed that the relationship of the Partner Agency to the VCSC is that of independent contractor and no agency relationship, either express or implied, and no employer-employee relationship is intended by virtue of the agreement, existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Partner Agency and the VCSC, and no liability is assumed by the VCSC as to acts or activities of individuals referred by the VCSC to the Partner Agency.

Volunteers agree to:

  • Carry out each volunteer assignment in accordance to the direction of the volunteer supervisor
  • Fulfill their commitment or notify the designated person early enough so that a substitute can be found
  • Follow behavioral guidelines established by the organization, such as dress, decorum
  • Keep agency and client information confidential

Volunteers agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Volunteer Center of Story County from any and all claims, liability, loss, damage, or expense resulting from, relating to, or arising out of any relationship existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Partner Agency and the VCSC, or expense resulting from, relating to, or arising out of any relationship existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Partner Agency and the VCSC, or arising out of or related acts or activities of any individual referred by the VCSC to a Partner Agency whether arising in tort or contract, whether stemming from injury to person or damage to property, and whether resulting from malfeasance, nonfeasance, or misfeasance.

It is expressly understood and agreed that the relationship of the Volunteer to the VCSC is that of independent contractor and no agency relationship, either express or implied, and no employer-employee relationship is intended by virtue of the agreement, existing, pre-existing, or proposed between the Volunteer and the VCSC, and no liability is assumed by the VCSC as to acts or activities of individuals referred by the VCSC.