1. Event Organiser: GTR Events Ltd, Unit 4, 3 Rocklea Drive, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207.
2. Workforce Manager: Madeline Dick is the Workforce Manager.
3. Event: JAYCO Herald Sun Tour 2017
4. Volunteer agreement: By signing, in exchange for the training and other benefits the Workforce Manager and Event Organiser will provide to the volunteer, the volunteer agrees to volunteer for the Workforce Manager and Event Organiser at the Event on the terms set out in this document.
5. Minimum age: Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older on 1st February 2017, to volunteer. If a volunteer is under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must read and accept the Volunteer Application Form and these Volunteer Terms and Conditions on their behalf.
6. Application Form: The volunteer must complete the official online Volunteer Application Form. An application is not approved until the Workforce Manager provides confirmation to the applicant.
7. Applications, acceptance and availability: The Workforce Manager has the sole discretion in accepting or rejecting applications for volunteers, and this discretion may be exercised on any basis, including where the required number of volunteers has been reached. The decision of the Workforce Manager in accepting or rejecting an applicant is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
8. Required training: Each volunteer is required to attend one of two information training sessions conducted by the Workforce Manager or Event Organiser prior to the Event. Dates and details of these information training sessions will be posted on the Event website and attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory. If the Workforce Manager or Event Organiser considers that a volunteer breaches this clause, they may direct the volunteer to cease all involvement with the Event immediately.
9. Performing your role: Each volunteer must act in accordance with the role description assigned to them (including on the Event website) and in accordance with any directions given to them by the Workforce Manager or Event Organiser.
10. Volunteer conduct: Each volunteer must act in good faith, to the best of their abilities, in the spirit of the Event and in a proper, appropriate and professional manner with all due skill, care and diligence. This includes (without limitation) upholding the good reputation of the Event (and the Event Organiser and Workforce Manager), being unimpaired by alcohol or drugs and not acting offensively, aggressively, in breach of any laws or in a way that is otherwise inappropriate. Volunteers must also follow all instructions from the Workforce Manager or Event Organiser. If the Workforce Manager or Event Organiser considers that a volunteer breaches this clause, they may direct the volunteer to cease all involvement with the Event immediately and the volunteer must comply.
11. Health and safety: Each volunteer must be safe and responsible at all times and must comply with all safety policies, procedures and directions notified by the Workforce Manager or the Event Organiser. Each volunteer recognises the difficulties of the Event and attests that they are physically fit to volunteer in the Event and that they have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical practitioner. Each volunteer warrants that the medical information that they have included on the Volunteer Application Form is accurate and that if they become aware of any medical condition or impairment that will be detrimental to their health if they volunteer in the Event, or are otherwise sick or injured prior to the Event, they will notify the Workforce Manager.
12. Emergency treatment: Each volunteer consents to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, illness, accident and/or illness during the Event.
13. Volunteer risks: Each volunteer acknowledges that volunteering in the Event may involve a real risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including over exertion, dehydration, and accidents with other volunteers, participants, spectators or road users.
14. Release and indemnity: Each volunteer acknowledges that (to the extent permitted by law) they volunteer in the Event at their own risk, and in consideration of and as a condition of acceptance of their application to be a volunteer in the Event he or she agrees:
- 14.1 to release (to the extent permitted by law) the Event Organiser, the Workforce Manager, the Event sponsors and each of their agents, affiliates, employees, members, promoters and all competitors in the Event and any other person or body directly or indirectly associated with the Event (“those indemnified”) from all and any claims, demands or proceedings arising out of or in connection with his or her performance of tasks (or failure to perform tasks or to perform tasks adequately) as a volunteer in the Event; and
- 14.2 to indemnify those indemnified and to keep them indemnified against all liability for all injury, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with his or her performance of tasks (or failure to perform tasks or to perform tasks adequately) as a volunteer in the Event, to the extent that:
- 14.3 the volunteer acted other than in good faith;
- 14.4 the volunteer knew, or ought reasonably to have known, that at the relevant time he or she was acting: (1) outside the scope of the work organised by the Event Organiser or the Workforce Manager; or (2) contrary to any instructions given by the Event Organiser or the Workforce Manager; or
- 14.5 the volunteer’s ability to act in a proper manner was, at the relevant time, significantly impaired by alcohol or drugs. This release and indemnity continues forever and binds each volunteer’s heirs, successors, executors, administrators, personal representatives and assigns.
15. Images/content: Each volunteer consents to the publication and/or use in any form of media whatsoever of their name, image, statements or persona in any context pertaining to the Event or otherwise during or after the Event whether for advertising, promotions or otherwise for no fee or remuneration.
17. Insurance: Volunteers will be covered by the Public Liability and Professional Liability Insurance policy. The terms of this policy are available on request and each volunteer understands that their ability to make a claim under the policy is subject to their compliance with the terms of the policy.
18. Independent contractors: Each volunteer expressly understands that their relationship with the Event Organiser and Workforce Manager is at all times as an independent contractor and not otherwise.
19. Variation: The Workforce Manager and Event Organiser reserves the right to issue instructions to volunteers orally, in writing or otherwise, up to and on the date of the Event. Written instructions will be posted on the Event website, which volunteers must review from time to time.