Kylea Tink Independent Limited
Volunteer Agreement

Welcome to Kylea Tink Independent Limited (KTI) and thank you for offering to volunteer with us to support the campaign to elect Kylea Tink as the independent Federal Member for North Sydney (which we refer to as the Campaign). We want to make sure that your experience is as enjoyable and positive as possible and that each member of KTI’s Volunteer Team feels respected, appreciated and safe. We encourage positivity, open and respectful communication, equality, inclusion and fun. This Volunteer Agreement outlines our mutual commitments and the standards of behaviour and expectations for KTI volunteers. This Agreement does not create an employment or contractor relationship between you and KTI and it may be cancelled at any time by either of us.

1. Volunteer Activities and Behaviour

a) You agree that all activities are performed on a voluntary basis and understand you will not receive remuneration or payment for this work.

b) KTI values its volunteers and will aim to:
  • organise a briefing and any training necessary for your volunteer role, including about key messages
  • provide a safe environment for your volunteer activities
  • respect your privacy, including by keeping your private information confidential.
c) You agree to:
  • be positive and act in the best interests of KTI and the Campaign
  • act with integrity and respect
  • be your best self
  • welcome and include all our community.
d) As a volunteer, we require you to:
  • support the Campaign
  • participate in an induction briefing
  • only undertake activities you are authorised to perform
  • follow the Campaign key messages guidelines
  • follow reasonable directions and instructions given by a KTI Volunteer Team Coordinator, Area Captain or other authorised representative of KTI. If you are unsure whether an activity or instruction is authorised, please do not hesitate to talk to your Area Captain or a Volunteer Team Coordinator
  • notify your Area Captain of any health and safety issues or potentially hazardous situations that may pose a risk to you or others. (Area Captains agree to notify a Volunteer Team Coordinator.)
  • immediately report any accidents or incidents relating to staff, volunteers or the location to your Area Captain. (Area Captains agree to notify a Volunteer Team Coordinator.)
  • not be affected by drugs or alcohol when you are volunteering
  • always comply with the law
  • use property or equipment to which you have been given access, safely and only for the purpose of volunteering, and return it to KTI when the volunteer activity is complete.

2. COVID and workplace safety

When carrying out your volunteer activities, you agree to comply with COVID public health orders, Government public health guidelines, all laws and reasonable directions from KTI concerning workplace and COVID safety.

3. Photo consent

If you pose for a photo or video while carrying out your volunteer activities, you consent to it being used to market and promote KTI and the Campaign (including in printed and digital marketing and on social media platforms) – unless you tell the person taking the photo/video at the time that you do not agree.

4. The health and safety of you and others

a) At KTI, volunteer safety and the safety of everyone who is involved in our team is a priority. Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (WHS Act) and other laws, KTI has a duty of care to minimise risks to everyone affected by its conduct (including paid employees and volunteers).

b) As a volunteer, you have WHS responsibilities too. These include to:
  • take reasonable care for your own health and safety
  • take reasonable care for the health and safety of others
  • comply with any reasonable instruction from KTI to let KTI know of any concerns you may have about safety and/or fitness in undertaking your role
  • co-operate with any reasonable policies and procedures of KTI.

Please talk to your Area Captain (and for Area Captains, please to talk to a Volunteer Team Coordinator) at any time if you have any health and safety concerns.

5. Insurance

a) KTI is committed to providing adequate insurance cover for volunteers while carrying out approved volunteer activities. KTI maintains Voluntary Workers Insurance and Public & Products Liability Insurance. Insured persons include all voluntary workers of the insured up to and including 80 years old.

b) We want to let you know that the following events are unlikely to be covered by our insurance:
  • actions beyond the scope of your volunteer role, or that occur without appropriate authority or permission from KTI
  • criminal activity (including criminal charges arising out of driving incidents)
  • dishonest, intentional, wilful or reckless activities
  • loss resulting from self-inflicted injury, the use of alcohol or drugs, mental illness, pregnancy and childbirth
  • a pre-existing condition.

c) here are also limitations on some benefits. If you would like to view a full copy of the insurance policy, please contact us at [email protected]

6. Confidential information and Intellectual Property

a) You may be given access to KTI’s Confidential Information in the course of your volunteering. Confidential Information includes the personal information of other volunteers, information about the Campaign strategy and other information either identified as confidential, or which is by its nature is confidential. You agree not to use or disclose any Confidential Information for any purpose other than as required to undertake authorised activities as a volunteer of KTI.

b) When providing your volunteer services to KTI, if you create ideas or materials for KTI or for the Campaign, you agree:
  • to transfer all intellectual property rights and interests (including copyright) in those ideas and/or materials to KTI and/or to the Campaign; and
  • to the use by KTI of such creations in a manner reasonably contemplated by the voluntary services provided under this document. As a volunteer you also agree not to bring any claim for infringement of your moral rights in respect of that use.

Thank you for your support and commitment and welcome to Team Tink!


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