Volunteer Application

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  • I understand that in the performance of my duties on behalf of Eastern Area Agency on Aging, I will have access to sensitive information about the client I am serving, and that such information may include medical, insurance, financial, and other sensitive and confidential personal information. I agree to restrict my use of such information to the performance of my duties as a volunteer of Eastern Area Agency on Aging. I agree I will not discuss cases or mention client(s’) names, or otherwise reveal or disclose information pertaining to any client, except within department rules and regulations. Information will only be released to or shared with Agency on Aging staff, and/or those persons/agencies/businesses that the client (or his/her legal representative) has expressly given permission to do so – and then only for the purpose of assisting the client. I also agree that I will provide my full name, position with the agency and the purpose of obtaining the information on behalf of my client. I hereby acknowledge my obligation to respect the client’s privacy and the confidentiality of the information pertaining to the client, and to exercise good faith and integrity in all dealings with the client and his or her personal information in the performance of my duties as an employee of Eastern Area Agency on Aging. I also understand that any unauthorized use or disclosure of information about or pertaining to a client may result in disciplinary action by Eastern Area Agency on Aging, and may subject me to civil liability for breaching the client’s right to privacy. I also understand that any willful and knowing false representation, for the purpose of obtaining information from those agencies and businesses whose records are subject to the Privacy Act, may be criminally prosecuted.
  • I, the volunteer, do release and hold harmless Eastern Area Agency on Aging from any and all liability, claims, demands, costs, and damages of any kind, including personal injury, bodily injury, illness, property damage, loss or death. I understand that by signing this release I assume the risk of injury, harm, damage, and loss associated with the Activities. I also understand that the agency does not assume any responsibility for provision of financial assistance including medical, health or disability insurance in the event of injury, illness, or property damage. As it is not required to provide insurance by law, I understand that Eastern Area Agency on Aging does not provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance coverage for volunteers, including someone under 18.
  • I do hereby irrevocably grant permission to Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA), its employees, agents, representatives, successors, assigns, and affiliates, to take photographs, recordings, and other digital images. I understand that EAAA will use or publish the photographs, recordings and other digital images in print or electronic promotional, informational, or educational materials, including without limitation use on advertisements, video communication, websites, blogs, electronic mailings and presentations, newsletters, news releases, and/or other print or electronic communication. I understand EAAA may also share with other community partners, foundations and businesses these photographs, recordings or digital images to use as they deem necessary. I understand and agree the use of such photographs, digital images and recordings are at the discretion of EAAA and I will have no control over the design, layout, editing, alteration, and use of the same. I authorize the aforementioned use of these photographs, recordings and other digital images without compensation to me (or my minor children, if applicable). All negatives, prints, digital reproductions, and other recorded images shall be exclusively the copyright/property of EAAA.
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  • I hereby authorize the Eastern Area Agency on Aging to perform a license check with the Motor Vehicle Division of the State of Maine and a background check with the Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Identification, Federal background check, National Sex Offender Registry Check and Office of Inspector General and US Dept of Health and Human Services Fraud Prevention Check. I hereby release all individuals connected therewith from all liability for any damage what so ever incurred in furnishing such information. I understand that this information is being released in confidence and will be kept confidential by Eastern Area Agency on Aging. By signing this release I authorize Eastern Area Agency on Aging to complete a background check as required by state and federal guidelines. I also understand that I must update Eastern Area Agency on Aging staff with any new information listed below should that change at any point during my tenure with the agency.
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