Accident Waiver and Release of Liability

I understand that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, I accept and assume all of the risks, both known and unknown, prior to and during all volunteer activities in which I participate on behalf of Dress for Success Quad Cities and/or Dress for Success Worldwide, and assume any liability caused directly or indirectly, as a result of my participation (including transportation to and from any volunteer activity and including any risks related to any condition I may have).  I understand that my participation with Dress for Success Quad Cities is purely voluntary and that I can terminate my participation at any time.

I release Dress for Success Quad Cities and Dress for Success Worldwide and all of the respective officers, directors, employees and agents from all loss, injury, or liability of any nature whatsoever, and I waive any claim against and fully indemnify Dress for Success Quad Cities, its officers, directors, employees and agents, for costs, damages, or expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, arising out of my participation in any activity on the behalf of, or hosted by, Dress for Success Quad Cities.

I UNDERSTAND THAT BY SIGNING THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE, I MAY BE WAIVING VALUABLE LEGAL RIGHTS. I ALSO AGREE THAT NO ORAL REPRESENTATIONS, INDUCEMENTS, OR PROMISES HAVE BEEN MADE IN MY DECISION TO VOLUNTARILY SIGN THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE.

Code of Conduct

Dress for Success Quad Cities is committed to the highest ideals of professionalism and expects all volunteers to act in a manner that contributes to and enhances the overall mission of Dress for Success Quad Cities.

As a volunteer of Dress for Success Quad Cities, I agree to observe the following Code of Conduct:

  • I will display control, respect, courtesy, and professionalism to all involved in the Dress for Success Quad Cities
  • I will insure that the Dress for Success Quad Cities experience is positive for all clients by maintaining a friendly, accepting, supportive and safe environment.
  • I understand that Dress for Success Quad Cities does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment of or by any of its clients, donors, volunteers and staff (paid and volunteer) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status or any other protected status and I agree to refrain from any form of discrimination or harassment.
  • I understand that Dress for Success Quad Cities maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.
  • I understand that violations of the Code of Conduct may result in Dress for Success Quad Cities’ right to suspend or revoke my volunteer status.

Confidentiality Agreement

I am aware that in my capacity as a volunteer with Dress for Success Quad Cities, I will have access to information that must be kept confidential in order to protect the activities of Dress for Success Quad Cities, its clients, donors, volunteers and staff (paid and volunteer).  “Confidential information” is defined as information not generally known to or available to the public. Any discussion, contact information, or knowledge of individual circumstances will never be divulged or shared in any manner (verbal, written, or electronic) without the express permission of the individual(s) involved.

Therefore, I agree that I will not disclose or discuss any confidential information except within the structure of activity on behalf of Dress for Success Quad Cities. Furthermore, I will represent Dress for Success Quad Cities with professionalism at any activities in which I should choose to participate. I will similarly refrain from implying any endorsement or official representation of the organization without explicit permission of the Executive Director or the Board of Directors.

Failure to abide by this confidentiality agreement will result in my dismissal from my role with Dress for Success Quad Cities and could result in appropriate legal action.