Horticulture Volunteer Mornings

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Thursday May 31

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9:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

OTHER DATES: For additional date options, click the "other dates" hyperlink located directly below the program date and time above.

GROUPS: If you're looking to volunteer with a large groups (5+ people), please contact David Hardy at david.hardy@vizcaya.org to make arrangements.



The Participant is participating in the Horticulture Volunteer Mornings Program (the “Program”) at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (“Vizcaya”), held throughout the year. The Participant, and if the Participant is a minor, the Guardian on behalf of Participant, acknowledges and agrees that:

  1. Participant is willingly and voluntarily participating in the Program at Vizcaya with knowledge of the dangers involved. Participant acknowledges that the Program may involve risk to my personal safety and carries with it the potential for injury, death and property loss. Participant understands that VMGTI/MDC make no guarantees that the Vizcaya property or Program is free of hazards, including by way of example and not limitation, those associated with terrain, facilities, equipment, weather, my personal health, or the actions of other people, and make no guarantee ensuring my personal safety. Participant hereby agrees to expressly assume and accept any and all risks of injury or death.
  2. Participant hereby assumes all of the risks of participating in all activities associated with the Program, including risks that are both known and unknown, human and environmental, even if such risks arise from Participant’s own negligence or the negligence of VMGTI/MDC.
  3. Participant, for myself and on behalf of my beneficiaries, heirs, assigns, personal representatives, and next of kin hereby release and hold harmless VMGTI/MDC with respect to any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to myself or my property arising out of or in any way connected to my participation in the Program, whether resulting from my negligent act or omission or the negligent act or omission of VMGTI/MDC.
  4. Participant declares himself/herself to be physically sound and suffering from no condition, impairment, disease, infirmity, or other illness that would prevent participation in the Program or use of equipment or machinery except as hereinafter stated. Participant hereby acknowledges that it is recommended that a physician’s approval be obtained in advance of participation in an exercise/fitness activity or in the use of exercise equipment and machinery. Participant also acknowledges that it is recommended that he/she have a yearly or more frequent physical examination and consultation with my physician as to physical activity, exercise, and use of exercise and training equipment so that I might have recommendations concerning these fitness activities and equipment use. I acknowledge that I have either had a physical examination or have been given a physician’s permission to participate, or that I have decided to participate in the Program and/or use of equipment and machinery without the approval of my physician and do hereby assume all responsibility for my participation and activities, and utilization of equipment and machinery related to the Program.
  5. In case of emergency, VMGTI/MDC is authorized to seek medical treatment and transportation for me from such physicians, hospitals and ambulance services as may be chosen by it in its reasonable discretion. I acknowledge that VMGTI/MDC have no obligation to seek such treatment or transportation. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment, which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during the Program. I understand that I am responsible for furnishing insurance in case of injury and accept full financial responsibility for payment of any and all medical services. I hereby release and forever discharge VMGTI/MDC from any claim whatsoever that arises or may arise on account of any first aid, treatment or service rendered to me in connection with the Program or Vizcaya.
  6. I also acknowledge that VMGTI/MDC and their partners and/or sponsors may use photographs, video or film of the Program for educational, informational or promotional purposes, and I hereby grant VMGTI/MDC and their partners and sponsors permission to include images of myself or my likeness for any purpose with no compensation or liability.
  7. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless VMGTI/MDC from and against any and all claims, demands and causes of action of whatsoever kind or nature sustained by VMGTI/MDC arising out of, or by reason of, or resulting from the Program activities contemplated by this agreement, and from and against any and all resulting losses, costs, expenses, attorney's fees, liabilities, damages, orders, judgments, and decrees in connection with this Agreement and the activities contemplated herein.