Volunteer Application

IMPORTANT: All participants must agree with the "Release and Waiver of Liability" in order to be considered for any volunteer opportunities. 

*Habitat reserves the right to contact you about volunteer opportunities associated with disaster response in Wood County and surrounding areas.

Volunteer Application
Are you volunteering as an individual or with a group?
First Name *
Last Name *
Are you at least 18 years old?
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Highest Education Level

It is the policy of Habitat that, while persons between the ages of 16 and 18 may be allowed to participate in construction work, ultra-hazardous activity such as using power tools, excavation, demolition or working on rooftops is not permitted by anyone under the age of 18.

Please indicate which of the following activities you want to volunteer for:

What’s your skill level?
Please check the boxes if you are interested in the following areas.
Day(s) and time(s) of week you can volunteer:
How did you hear about us?
REQUIRED: Release and Waiver of Liability


This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed in favor of Habitat for Humanity International, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, and Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio Inc., a nonprofit corporation, and each of their directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively, “Habitat”).

The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer and/or partner family for Habitat and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer and/or partner family (the "Activities"). The Volunteer understands that the Activities may include constructing and rehabilitating residential buildings, working in the Habitat offices, and living in housing provided for volunteers of Habitat. In addition, the Activities may include work that is credited to the Volunteer’s sweat equity requirements as a partner family.

The Volunteer freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release under the following terms:

Release and Waiver. Volunteer releases and forever discharges and holds harmless Habitat 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 Volunteer’s Activities with Habitat.

Volunteer understands that this Release discharges Habitat from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against Habitat with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from Volunteer’s Activities with Habitat, whether caused by the negligence of Habitat or its officers, directors, employees, or agents or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that Habitat 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 or illness.

Medical Treatment. Volunteer hereby releases and forever discharges Habitat from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the Volunteer’s Activities with Habitat.

Assumption of the Risk. The Volunteer understands that the Activities included work that may be hazardous to the Volunteer, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites.

Volunteer expressly and specifically assumes the risk of injury or harm in the Activities and releases Habitat from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the Activities.

Insurance. The Volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by Habitat in writing, Habitat does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any Volunteer.

Each Volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage.

Photographic and Media Release. Volunteer grants and conveys unto Habitat, its representatives and employees, all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings, of me and my property, made by Habitat during the Volunteer’s Activities with Habitat, including but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. Further, volunteer authorizes Habitat to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. Habitat may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to, such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, social media, and other Web content.

Other. Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio, and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio. Volunteer agrees 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.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Volunteer has executed this Release as of the day and year listed below.


Please type your full name to digitally sign.
By checking the box below, you are stating "I Accept" the terms and conditions stated in the Release and Waiver of Liability.

First Name *
Last Name *