Trees Atlanta and American Forests

Volunteer Release

Sign In and Signature for Release


Volunteer Waiver

In connection with my voluntary involvement in activities undertaken for, and with the participation and support of Trees Atlanta, American Forests and Trust for Public Land, non-profit charitable organizations, I hereby agree, for myself, my heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to release and discharge Trees Atlanta, American Forests and Trust for Public Land, its officers and directors, employees, partners organizations, agents, and volunteers from all claims, demands, and actions for injuries sustained to my person and/or property as a result of my involvement in such activities, whether or not resulting from negligence, and I agree to release and hold Trees Atlanta, American Forests and Trust for Public Land, its officers and directors, partners organizations, employees, agents and volunteers harmless from any cause or action, claim, or suit arising therefrom.

COVID-19 Agreement

I attest that:

  • I have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 5 days; if I have been diagnosed as positive with the virus, I have been cleared as non-contagious by state/local public health authorities or a medical provider.
  • I am not currently experiencing any symptoms of illness, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, and haven’t experienced symptoms in the past 5 days.
  • I agree to call Helen McIntosh, AF’s Vice President of Human Resources, at (202) 601-1985, if I develop any symptoms of illness within 5 days after the event. I agree to communicate these developments as soon as they are known to me.
  • I do not believe that I have been exposed to a person with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the past 5 days.
  • I am following recommended CDC and state guidelines:
    • Masks are optional and provided on planting day
    • Hand sanitizer is provided for my use on planting day

Photo and Media Release

I hereby grant permission to Trees Atlanta and American Forests to use any photographs or other recordings for any legitimate purpose. I hereby attest that my attendance and involvement in such activities is voluntary, that I am participating at my own risk, and that I have read the foregoing terms and conditions of this release.


I represent and warrant that (a) I am of legal age or am represented by my legal guardian who is of legal age and has the right to contract on my behalf in my name without violating any other commitment; (b) AF and its affiliated partners use of the authorized material and the rights granted to the authorized persons herein do not, and will not, violate any right of, or conflict or breach any contract with, any person or entity; (c) no authorization from any third party is required in connection with this release; and (d) any and all testimonials and/or statements provided about AF or its affiliated partners are true expressions of my personal experiences and beliefs.


The parties acknowledge and agree that this waiver and agreement may be executed by electronic signature, which shall be considered as an original signature for all purposes and shall have the same force and effect as an original signature. Without limitation, “electronic signature” shall include faxed versions of an original signature or electronically scanned and transmitted versions (e.g., via .pdf) of an original signature.


Acknowledged and agreed to by:


Name (Please Print):  _____________________________________________ Date:  ____________________


Signature:  ____________________________________________ Email:  ____________________________




Legal Guardian Signing on Behalf of Minor:


Name of Legal Guardian (Please Print):  _____________________________


Name of Minor (Please Print):  ________________________________


Signature of Legal Guardian:  ________________________________


Phone Number of Legal Guardian:  ___________________________________


Email address of Legal Guardian:  ___________________________________



Effective 2/28/24