Terms and Conditions
INDEMNIFICATION Each volunteer indemnifies and holds Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) harmless of any and all claims of real or perceived injury or loss they may sustain during their association with Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO).
FORCE MAJEURE Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any program due to insufficient participation, strikes, lockouts, riots, wars, changes in currency exchange rates, natural disasters or Acts of God, or any other circumstances beyond the control of OSSO. In such instances, OSSO shall be held harmless by each and every volunteer.
As an applicant, I voluntarily and knowingly authorize any present or past employer or supervisor, university or institution of learning, administrator, law enforcement agency, state agency, federal agency, consumer reporting agency, private business, military branch or the National Personnel Records Center, personal reference, and/or other persons, to give records or information they may have concerning my criminal history, motor vehicle history, employment records, worker’s compensation claims, general reputation, character, or any other information requested to Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) or Personnel Security, Inc. and/or their agents or representatives. I further authorize the release of any past information or legal proceedings that may have been sealed because of my status as a juvenile. I voluntarily, knowingly and unconditionally release any named or unnamed informant from any and all liability resulting from the furnishing of this information. The signature of authorization below shall be valid one year from the date signed and a photocopied or faxed copy of the authorization shall be as valid as the original. By signing below, I, the applicant, acknowledge that I have read the application form and all “General Information” on the website related to OSSO’s volunteer program. I agree to all terms and conditions set forth by OSSO and agree to live according to OSSO’s Code of Conduct (which I have read thoroughly) if accepted into the program. I hereby certify that all information I have provided on this application is true and complete. I indemnify and hold Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) harmless of any and all claims of real or perceived injury or loss I may sustain during my association with Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO). I voluntarily, knowingly and unconditionally give Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) the right to keep my parents or next of kin updated on emergency or safety conditions that may affect me, or changes in my itinerary or travel plans. I understand that Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO) has the right to accept or reject my application at OSSO’s own discretion.