Volunteer with Special Olympics South Carolina

| 2018 Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship

October 18th - 20th, 2018
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Registration Information

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*)
Birth date
First Name *
Last Name *
Address, City, State, Zip Code *
Mobile Phone Number *

A full 10-digit phone number (for example: 555-123-1234, (555) 123-1234, 555.123.1234, etc)
Organization/Group (if applicable)
Age *
Chaperone's Name and phone number
Emergency Contact *
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
Shirt Size *
Are you volunteering as part of the following organizations? *
Please choose a Volunteer Orientation Session *
Do you have any physical or medical limitations that would effect your ability to volunteer? * Note: this is to help determine suitability for volunteers roles, as available. All applicant-provided information will be kept confidential *
If "yes," to above, please briefly describe nature of physical or medical limitations that would effect your ability to volunteer in certain roles?
Can you lift 25 lbs. or more for short periods? *
Can you bend over and/or move with agility? * For example, to assist with ball retrieval or placement at skills stations *
Do you need an indoor assignment? *
Are you able to stand 20-30 minutes at a time as would find in length of tennis match? *
Are you highly knowledegable of USTA rules and know how to score by USTA rules? *
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-The relationship between Special Olympics and volunteers is an 'at will' arrangement, and it may be terminated at any time without cause by either the volunteer or Special Olympics;

-I grant Special Olympics permission to use my likeness, voice, and words in television, radio, and film or in any form to promote activities of Special Olympics.

-If during my participating in SO activities I should need emergency medical treatment and I am not able to give my consent for or make my own arrangements for that treatment because of my injuries, I authorized Special Olympics to take whatever measures are necessary to protect my health and well-being, including, if necessary, hospitalization.

- I release, indemnify, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Special Olympics, its administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, employees, and other Unified Sports® participants, and sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, any owners and leasers of premises on which the activity takes place for all liability, any losses, claims (other than that of the medical accident benefit), demands, costs, or damages that I may incur as a result of participation and further agree that if, despite this "Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement," I, or anyone on my behalf, makes acclaim against any of the Releases, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the Releases from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage or cost which may incur as a result of such claim.

I agree to notify SOSC when any information changes.

Code of Conduct
- I will respect the rights, dignity and worth of athletes, coaches, other volunteers, friends and spectators in Special Olympics.
- I will treat everyone equally regardless of sex, ethnic origin, religion or ability.
- I will dress and act at all times in a manner which will be appropriate to my assigned responsibilities and a credit to myself, the athletes and Special Olympics.
- I will display control, respect, dignity and professionalism to all involved including athletes, coaches, opponents, officials, administrators, parents, spectators and media. Profanity and taunting are subject to immediate ejection.
- I will provide for the general welfare, health, and safety of any Special Olympics athlete(s) in my charge during the course of my assigned duties.
- I will respect the property of hotels, dormitories, schools, athletic, recreational and dining facilities.
- I will report any emergencies to the appropriate authorities after first taking immediate action to ensure the health and safety of the participants.
- I will not take part in the consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or controlled substances during any Special Olympics training or competition. Nor will I take part in smoking or chewing tobacco at any Special Olympics training or competition site except in designated areas.
- I will not engage in any type of inappropriate behavior, sexual activity, and/or verbal or physical abuse with Special Olympics athletes, staff, officials or other volunteers.
- I will abide by the Special Olympics policy on the prohibition of dating athletes.
The Code of Conduct is designed to assist each volunteer in abiding by the philosophy of Special Olympics and its mission. Any volunteer who does not follow this Code of Conduct can be prohibited from participation in this event.

I acknowledge that I have read the Volunteer Code of Conduct and agree to adhere to said terms.

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